Since April 13, hundreds of Verizon workers from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) labor union have been on strike in front of the Brooklyn Heights Verizon store at 146 Montague St. … Full Article
It started with a firehouse. And what a firehouse.
The distinguished Romanesque Revival-style building was constructed in 1895 when Brooklyn was an independent city and fire engines were horse-drawn. … Full Article
Residents gathered together on a Williamsburg street corner with local elected officials on April 27 to pay a lasting tribute to a hero who lived in the community and died in the war in Iraq. … Full Article
People from all over the tristate area filled Brooklyn’s Botanic Garden to celebrate the first day of Sakura Matsuri, the traditional Japanese cherry blossom festival, now in its 35th year. … Full Article
“If life becomes unlivable in Brooklyn, we plan to evacuate by water,” joked Rob Buchanan, one of the leaders of community boat building sessions taking place this month at Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article