Crown Heights

Development Ferment on Atlantic Avenue: Real estate bigs work Brooklyn retail corridor alongside mom and pops

On Sunday, Marty Markowitz was crowned King of Brooklyn on Atlantic Avenue. … Full Article

Chabon to celebrate 'Telegraph Avenue' in Brooklyn

Acclaimed writer Michael Chabon will be making an appearance in Brooklyn this fall to celebrate the paperback release of his latest novel “Telegraph Avenue” (Harper Perennial). On Oct. … Full Article

‘Gowanus Gatsby – A Flapper Fete’ at Gowanus Ballroom on Oct. 5

Hope Davis and the Friends of Douglass Greene Park will host an awards dinner reception followed by a full Gatsby dance party featuring the Michael Arenella Quintet on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Gowanus Ballroom at 55 Ninth St. near Second Avenue in Gowanus. … Full Article

Court Street corner is a killer

On Aug. 17, 2012, Ellen Meyers, a Boerum Hill resident, was crossing Pacific Street at Court when a car heading west on Pacific brushed her leashed puppy, Mambo. By the time she reached the veterinarian across the street, the dog had died in her arms. … Full Article

‘The Room’ co-Star Sestero publishes tell-all memoir

Tommy Wiseau’s “The Room” gained notoriety as one of the worst films made in recent history when it debuted in 2003. … Full Article

BAM offers free WiFi via "BAMwifi_ForBK" network

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), in partnership with the Fulton Area Business Alliance (FAB), today announced plans to offer free wireless internet connectivity along Fulton Street. … Full Article

Lena Dunham, ‘Brooklyn Eagles’ throw a party for Brooklyn Public Library Tuesday night

A group of movers and shakers called the “Brooklyn Eagles” (no relation to this paper) is throwing their First Annual Fall Cocktail Party and Benefit on Tuesday, October 1 to help out the Brooklyn Public Library.  … Full Article

A ‘sizable number’ of developers eyeing Brooklyn Heights Library site

Brooklyn Public Library’s controversial plan to sell the Brooklyn Heights branch library site has attracted a significant amount of interest from developers, BPL spokesperson Emma Woods told the Brooklyn Eagle on Monday. … Full Article

Brooklyn photographer celebrates opening in Crown Heights

Stop by Crown Heights’ Nimba Café on Oct. 3 for some wine (or BYOB) and enjoy danceable African beats and the photography of Brooklynite Natalie Ingle. … Full Article

Arrest in pipe attack on Bed-Stuy subway rider

Police have made an arrest in connection with a pipe attack on a man as he sat on a bench in a Brooklyn subway station. The NYPD says Leon Sims of Brooklyn was arrested Tuesday on assault charges. The name of his attorney was not immediately known. … Full Article


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