Fifth Ave. Committee brings solar power to buildings

Apartment buildings in several Brooklyn neighborhoods will be fitted with solar panels to provide tenants with heat and electricity under an ambitious project sponsored through a partnership between two forward-thinking Brooklyn-based organizations.  … Full Article

Brooklyn citizen lobbyists trek to Albany to push for faster, cheaper BQE fix

Volunteers from six Brooklyn communities attempting to avert years of unnecessary traffic chaos piled onto a bus chartered by the Brooklyn Heights Association early Tuesday morning, headed for the state capitol in Albany. … Full Article

Volunteers do their best to beautify Brooklyn parks

The grass is greener on the other side of the fence, as the old saying goes. But in Brooklyn, there are a lot of volunteers who spend time in public parks making sure the grass is growing. … Full Article

Amber Tamblyn under fire for tweets about Hasidic driver

Actress-writer Amber Tamblyn, the star of “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” films, found traveling in Brooklyn to be treacherous on a recent afternoon when she and her young daughter were nearly struck by a van while crossing the street. … Full Article

Jazz singer-songwriter Alicia Olatuja to perform in Downtown Brooklyn

“Brooklyn is my second home, and I can’t wait to share some of my new music at the Kumble Theater,” Alicia Olatuja told the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. … Full Article

Asian Lunar New Year events celebrate the ‘Year of the Dog’

Three festive Lunar New Year celebrations took place on the same day in nearby Brooklyn neighborhoods on Sunday, March 4. … Full Article

Condo conversion of Brooklyn Heights Cinema moves forward

Under the scaffolding where the Brooklyn Heights Cinema stood for 44 years, a condo development is taking shape. Remember 70 Henry St., the Brooklyn Heights Historic District building where the movie house was a tenant for so long?   … Full Article

Vincent Viola plans to put a pool inside old Jehovah's Witnesses property in Brooklyn Heights

It will make quite a splash. That's a literal statement, not marketing hype.

Vincent Viola plans to build an indoor swimming pool at his Brooklyn Heights Watchtower residential redevelopment project. … Full Article

Tom Hanks' house in “The Post” and other fine sights in Brooklyn Heights

Tom Hanks' house in “The Post” is actually located in Brooklyn Heights, not Washington, D.C. … Full Article

Eco-friendly yoga studio is Pierhouse retail tenant

An environmentally friendly hot-yoga studio is coming to Pierhouse. POE Yoga — whose name is an acronym for “Peace On Earth” — is renting a location of just under 2,000 square feet at 90 Furman St. … Full Article


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