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New community arts space opens at historic Williamsburgh Library

The fully renovated second floor of the Williamsburgh Library will now offer affordable studio and rehearsal space to artists and a range of free arts programming in collaboration with local community organizations.


Brooklyn Daily Eagle helps Aussie bring family tree to life

All Megan Scannell wanted to do was to put together a lovely scrapbook of pictures and stories to present to her Aunt Agnes for her 100th birthday. But she wound up doing so much more than that.


Statement from Brooklyn Law School Professor William D. Araiza on Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision

On Friday, June 26, the Supreme Court announced its long-awaited decision on same-sex marriage. In Obergefell v. Hodges, a five-justice majority held that both the Due Process and the Equal Protection clauses protected the rights of same-sex couples to wed. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the opinion, has long been the Court’s swing vote on gay rights issues. Justice Kennedy’s analysis rested squarely on what he described as the “fundamental” right to marry.


ESD leaves door open to new environmental review of Pier 6 development

Directors of the Empire State Development Corp. (ESD) left the door open to consideration of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Pier 6 development planned in Brooklyn Bridge Park, at an ESD directors meeting in Manhattan on Thursday.


OPINION: Way to Brooklyn Bridge Park shouldn’t necessarily be through ‘Narrow Streets of Cobblestone’

By all accounts, Brooklyn Bridge Park is a smashing success. With its remarkable waterfront vistas, the park, which stretches from Pier 6 near Atlantic Avenue, to Jay Street in DUMBO, attracts huge numbers of people every year — both New Yorkers and tourists.


Green-Wood Cemetery awarded Level II Accreditation

The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum have announced that Green-Wood Cemetery has been awarded a Level II Accreditation.

By achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens, Green-Wood Cemetery is now recognized as an accredited arboretum in The Morton Register of Arboretum.


Town hall meeting discusses controversial issues in Brooklyn Heights

A town hall meeting explored controversial issues in the Brooklyn Heights area on Tuesday night, discussing the effects a “condo economy” is having on the neighborhood’s residents.


Franco Scala's brownstones of Thornton Park inspired by Carroll Gardens' architecture

Last year, The Brownstones of Thornton Park near downtown Orlando, Florida, held the groundbreaking ceremony  for a new  $6 million residential development project that will give Orlando's most stylish district a very distinctive Brooklyn flair, thanks to Franco Scala.  


Construction keeps on rolling at 160 Imlay St. in Red Hook

Full speed ahead.

The residential conversion of one of Red Hook's most distinctive industrial buildings, 160 Imlay St., rolls on with the return of warm weather.

When we dropped by the other day, we could hear the buzz of construction machinery behind the shrouded walls of the ghost-white former New York Dock Co. building.

Developer Est4te Four is crafting 70 condos in the cast-in-place concrete structure, which is more than a century old.


Speedy condo sales at DUMBO's 51 Jay St.

Hot Hot Hot.

The sizzling DUMBO luxury condo market has been written about again and again. Nevertheless, we want to offer a fresh example of vibrant demand — because we're obsessed with the building in question, 51 Jay St.  

Developers who are doing a condo conversion at the handsome old warehouse near the waterfront recently announced that more than 50 percent of the apartments in the project have been sold in less than five months.



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