Clinton Hill

Affordable housing and new shelter coming to Greenpoint Hospital site

After years of disruptions from minor hiccups to full-blown lawsuits, the redevelopment of the former Greenpoint Hospital is moving forward under the jurisdiction of Magnusson Architecture and Planning and Architecture Outfit, and with the new addition of developers at Hudson Companies Inco … Full Article

Carroll Gardens' Hans S. Christian Memorial Kindergarten gets landmarked

The Hans S. Christian Memorial Kindergarten need not fear the wrecking ball. It has been landmarked. … Full Article

Come see street art near Bushwick's DeKalb Avenue L train stop

Mural, mural on the wall. There's lots of great street art in Bushwick. … Full Article

Come see Bushwick, before or after the L-pocalypse starts

The L-pocalypse is coming. Oy vey. There's something Brooklynites should keep in mind amid the planning for mitigative measures to deal with L-maggedon, as the looming L train line shutdown is also called.  … Full Article

Brainstorming ideas for a new pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park

This past week local residents helped design a new public swimming pool planned for Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

A Man For All Seasons: A gala honoring BAM’s Joseph V. Melillo

On Thursday night, the Brooklyn Academy of Music presented a special performance at the BAM Harvey Theater to honor Executive Producer Joseph Melillo, who, at the end of 2018, will be stepping down after 35 years from his post as founding director of the Next Wave Festival. … Full Article

Carroll Gardens gets a new vegan spot, for now

Sans, the new experimental vegan restaurant in Carroll Gardens, wants to appeal to plant-based eaters and non-vegans alike. … Full Article

Hot Bird to close in December

The bad news: Hot Bird, the popular bar on the border of Clinton Hill, Fort Greene and Prospect Heights will be closing this December, displaced by a forthcoming 29-story skyscraper from developer Hope Street Capital. The good news: They are going out with a bang. … Full Article

Snapshots from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival

Were you so busy tracking down your favorite writers at the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sunday that you didn't have time to take pictures? Fear not. We snapped some photos for you. … Full Article

At the Brooklyn Book Festival, writers Carmen Maria Machado, Madeline Miller and Anjali Sachdeva discuss the modern myth and the female role therein

Question: What do you get when you take a deep contemporary dive into the female experience in ancient folklore? Answer: Genetic engineering, Minotaur C-sections, gastric bypasses — among other things. … Full Article


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