Brooklyn Bridge Park board presents figures to back its Pier 6 plan

At a meeting on Thursday, the Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) presented updated financial figures to bolster its contention that a two-tower development at Pier 6 is necessary to fund the park. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School honors former Mayor Dinkins, seven others at Icons Gala

Brooklyn Law School went all out with a night of stories, dinner and fireworks to honor some of its most famous professors and alumni including former Mayor David Dinkins during its Icons Gala on Ellis Island Thursday night. … Full Article

City Tech project to trace history of print industry in NYC

In February, The New Yorker dedicated its cover to illustrate Condé Nast’s move from Times Square to 1 World Trade Center — an acknowledgement of just how central the print industry has been to the economic, social and cultural history of the city. … Full Article

OPINION: In support of end-of-life options

“Death comes creeping in my room, what should I do O’ Lord, O’ Lord?” (African American Spiritual). … Full Article

Forest City Ratner volunteers partner on Red Hook Revitalization Day

More than 115 Forest City Ratner Company (FCRC) volunteers on Thursday joined forces with Rebuilding Together New York City (RT NYC), Red Hook Initiative (RHI) and Good Shepherd Services to provide on-the-ground improvements to Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood. … Full Article

Acclaimed novelist Rachel Kushner concludes BAM’s 2015 Eat, Drink & Be Literary program

Where is the line between fact and fiction? It can be a blurry one even in fiction, where fact isn't even fact. … Full Article

Source of worrisome gas leak in DUMBO discovered, repaired

National Grid has successfully tracked down the source of a persistent gas leak near 51 Jay St. in DUMBO. The leak, which at times emitted a pervasive odor, has alarmed residents and workers for months. … Full Article

Brooklyn Marriott finishes first phase of $43M restoration

The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge was the first full-service hotel to open in Brooklyn in 64 years when it first welcomed visitors in 1998. … Full Article

‘Wild Things’ invade Maurice Sendak School

The life and legacy of Brooklyn native Maurice Sendak was celebrated on June 10, the late author’s birthday. … Full Article
Make it in Brooklyn

‘Make It in Brooklyn’ summit to discuss borough’s growth

The inaugural Make It in Brooklyn Innovation Summit  —  an event that will explore the borough’s development  —  will be held on June 25 at locations throughout the Brooklyn Cultural District, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership recently announced.  … Full Article


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