Crown Heights

What lies beneath the Brooklyn Heights Promenade?

What’s going on at the north end of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade? Contractors with the Department of Transportation’s Division of Bridges are getting ready to conduct soil borings there, in preparation for the upcoming $1.9 billion rehabilitation of the BQE. … Full Article

Newtown Creek: Don’t judge a nature walk by its smell

Tucked away in the corner of Provost Street and Paidge Avenue in Greenpoint, between two places people try to avoid — a sewage treatment plant and a Time Warner Cable office — is the Newtown Creek Nature Walk. … Full Article

Come see the fine flora in the Carroll Gardens Historic District

Who puts the “garden” in Carroll Gardens? Every homeowner in the historic district.  … Full Article

Pieces of a celebrated life, for sale on Montague Street

It's been over a year since Christopher Wall died (in May 2017), and the furniture, tea cups, paintings and mementos from his celebrated home at 11 Cranberry St. have been on sale all week in a vacant storefront at 150 Montague St. … Full Article

Developer admits Pacific Park project will take until 2035

The developers of the vexed Pacific Park Brooklyn development (formerly Atlantic Yards) have quietly acknowledged–in a non-publicized document–that the full 22-acre project, with 11 more towers planned beyond the four already open, likely won’t be fi … Full Article

Owners of Long Island Bar to open second bar in Fort Greene

The Long Island Bar at 110 Atlantic Ave. has been a local favorite in Cobble Hill and southern Brooklyn Heights for years. … Full Article

NYPD seeks to stem violence at J’Ouvert parade

The NYPD plans to keep the enhanced safety measures that were implemented last year to combat violence at the annual J’Ouvert celebration on the morning of the annual West Indian Day Carnival in Crown Heights. … Full Article

Park Slope starts its own 'Restaurant Week,’ with 35 eateries

First, there was Restaurant Week. Then there was Brooklyn Restaurant Week. … Full Article

Storied Bossert Hotel gets a new awning

The Bossert Hotel may not have a new opening date yet, but in a possible harbinger of that announcement, it does have a new awning to grace its entrance. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights family narrowly escapes falling giant tree bough

A family strolling along Columbia Heights in Brooklyn Heights narrowly escaped injury or worse at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday after a giant tree bough broke with a loud crack and came crashing down to the sidewalk. … Full Article


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