Draft plan for Brooklyn's P.S. 8 and P.S. 307 rezoning revealed

At last evening’s meeting of CEC13 Brooklyn, planners Greg Whitten and Jonathan Geis from the Dept. of Education (DOE) revealed a map (see photo) of a proposed change to the zone boundaries for P.S. 8 and for neighboring P.S. 307. The area shaded blue on the map is the present P.S. … Full Article

Children of the Gourd: Maine artist shows off her modified gourds in Bushwick

Everyone has heard of genetically modified organisms, but how about artistically modified gourds? … Full Article

Long-time Cobble Hill Association head Roy Sloane resigns amid LICH controversy

After months of growing tension over the fate of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site, on Wednesday Roy Sloane, the acting head of the Cobble Hill Association, tendered his resignation as first vice-president. … Full Article

Caribbean author to discuss debut poetry collection in Fort Greene

Hailed by Junot Díaz as “one of the Caribbean Diaspora’s finest writers,” Colin Channer is a best-selling novelist, cofounder of the Calabash Literary Festival in Jamaica and a widely published poet. … Full Article

Our historic house is haunted, Carroll Gardens funeral directors say

With a mansion this old and this fine, you'd hope there would be a ghost or two floating around, to amp up the sense of antiquity. And this stunning Greek Revival landmark does not disappoint. … Full Article

Two key voices speak out to support Pier 6 housing

Two influential and key figures related to Brooklyn’s waterfront have spoken out publicly to support the city’s housing plan for Pier 6. … Full Article

Gang bound for park basketball in Brooklyn arrested after Joralemon Street rampage

Members of a gang of roughly 20 young adults rampaged along Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights last Thursday night at 7 p.m., allegedly stealing money from street vendors and terrorizing a popular local deli. … Full Article

Battle of Brooklyn celebration closes with Green-Wood ceremony

A week-long celebration of the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn came to a close on Sunday with crowds of people on hand at the Green-Wood Cemetery to watch a reenactment before they paraded to the top of Battle Hill for a memorial ceremony. … Full Article


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