A group fighting the city’s plan to build two residential towers – one 29 stories and one 15 stories -- at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park says a financial report commissioned by the park is full of misleading information and should be withdrawn. … Full Article
Kids these days will do anything to have a good time.
Even if that means throwing a drug-infused rave in an abandoned warehouse that is filled with toxic waste, fails to meet fire regulations and is over capacity by 2,500 people. … Full Article
Shoppers spent the night in camp chairs on the sidewalk outside the H&M store on Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn Wednesday night, hoping to get first shot at H&M’s collaboration with luxury designer Balmain. … Full Article
Calling slain NYPD detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu “American heroes,” U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries has issued a formal request to New York City to have a Bedford-Stuyvesant community center located near the scene of their murders to be named after them. … Full Article
The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) has proposed constructing a new pre-K center near the border of Park Slope and Gowanus, Councilmember Brad Lander announced Tuesday. … Full Article
What can you get for 65 cents nowadays?
On Tuesday, customers at Junior’s restaurant in Downtown Brooklyn got a fat slice of the world’s most famous cheesecake, to celebrate the storied eatery’s 65th anniversary. … Full Article
The Prospect Park Alliance announced on Friday a total of $3.5 million in funding from Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and the City Council to renovate the Oriental Pavilion and Flatbush Avenue Perimeter on the Park’s east side. … Full Article