Columbia Waterfront

Sunset cruise to DUMBO on the NYC Ferry

The journey's brief. The scenery's epic. A ride on the NYC Ferry from its North Williamsburg stop to Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park takes just 13 minutes. But boy, is it fun if you go right before sunset. … Full Article

New views of the Williamsburg waterfront

For what seems like forever, we've been stalking shoreline developments in Williamsburg and Greenpoint.
Isn't it about time we actually took a look inside one? … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library teams up with Bard to offer free college degrees

A new program to help students who have been discouraged or excluded from higher education will be bringing liberal arts Associate degrees to Brooklyn starting this winter, Bard College and Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced recently. … Full Article

How surgery helped woman survive brain tumor

The brave battle that U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is waging against brain cancer has put a spotlight on brain tumors in a way that is making millions of Americans pay attention.  … Full Article

Making movies that change lives: Filmmakers to discuss their powerful documentaries at St. Francis College

With great storytelling and a marketing strategy to match, documentaries and feature films can raise awareness of the most pressing issues of our time, and even initiate major change.  … Full Article

Arguments in court continue, as Brooklyn Heights Association fights mayor & park on Pier 6 development

Oral arguments continued on Monday in the lawsuit brought by the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) against Brooklyn Bridge Park opposing two residential towers the park has begun to build on Pier 6. … Full Article

Sunset Park experiencing construction boom

Sunset Park is experiencing good times. And the neighborhood’s Asian-American community is in at the center of all the action. … Full Article

Shabbos parking meters come to South Williamsburg, as promised

Shabbos observers in South Williamsburg can now park their cars overnight without worrying about parking tickets and towing. … Full Article

CUNY study warns of City Council gender gap

The number of women on the City Council is likely to decrease significantly after the Nov. 7 election, according to an analysis of gender politics conducted by the City University of New York’s Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG). … Full Article

Grant to bolster Greenpoint school’s STEM program

A $2,000 grant from a coalition of pharmaceutical companies will come in handy at a Greenpoint elementary school, according educators, who said the much-needed funds will be put toward enhancing the school’s budding Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program. … Full Article


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