Success Academy kids compete in chess tournament

Students who attend Success Academy Charter Schools learn all about queens, knights and bishops along with their ABC’s. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School students take part in student walkout for gun control

On the one month anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, students from Brooklyn Law School joined a crowd of approximately 1,000 students who converged on the steps of Borough Hall on Wednesday morning as part of the National Student Walkout to protest gun violence. … Full Article

Check out the landmarked church J.C. Cady designed near the Marcy Avenue subway station

Steps away from Williamsburg's Marcy Avenue subway station, a terrific city landmark stands tall. And we mean tall. St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church has a bell tower that's four stories high. … Full Article

Check out Williamsburg Bridge Plaza's banks from bygone days

Once upon a time, Williamsburg Bridge Plaza was more than a bus terminal. Way more. … Full Article
NYC Kids March for Safe Streets

Hundreds march in Park Slope to demand more actions for safe streets

Hundreds of people marched along the sidewalks of Park Slope Monday night calling for safer streets for pedestrians and bicyclists. … Full Article

Heights residents fear BQE rehab will bring replay of Brooklyn Bridge disruption

The residents of 140 Cadman Plaza West, a 250 unit middle-income Mitchell-Lama co-op in Brooklyn Heights, have complained for years about the 24/7 construction noise and pollution inflicted on them by the Brooklyn Bridge repair project. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves 29-story tower next door to historic Clinton Hill church

Go forth and build that 29-story tower — right next to the landmarked Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew. … Full Article

Williamsburg heroin and fentanyl dealers busted

Escalating overdose deaths in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn sparked a police investigation that indicted four street-level dealers found to be selling heroin and fentanyl to community members, including the local Hispanic and hipster populations, officials said. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park killer convicted of murdering ex-girlfriend in 2016 shooting

After less than a full day of deliberations, a Brooklyn Supreme Court jury found a 55-year-old ex-con guilty of second-degree murder for fatally shooting his 23-year-old ex-girlfriend after she left work at Brooklyn Bridge Park, officials said Tuesday. … Full Article

Landmarks agency shoots down big addition to 135 Montague St.

Back to the drawing board, sir! The city Landmarks Preservation Commission shot down longtime landlord Eli Dweck's plan to build an eye-catching two-story addition on top of an elegant limestone Montague Street retail building. … Full Article


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