BAM hosts The Alan Gala

On the evening of April 4 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Alan Fishman, chairman of the BAM board for the past 14 years, and a key part of BAM’s leadership for three decades, was celebrated by friends and colleagues at the Alan Gala. … Full Article

St. Francis alumnus collaborates on film about Italians who saved Jewish lives

St. Francis College alumnus Vincent DeGiaimo ’72 returns to his alma mater for a screening of his film “My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust.”  … Full Article

Cobble Hill Tree Fund to hold annual sale

You know that spring has finally arrived when you stroll down the charming streets of Cobble Hill and see the cherry blossoms in full bloom along with fragrant dogwoods and sweet magnolia trees. … Full Article
Squibb Park Bridge Finally Reopens

After 3 years, Squibb Park Bridge reopens in Brooklyn (Just not so bouncy)

After being shut down in 2014, "bouncy" Squibb Park Bridge once again connects Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. The popular 450-foot-long wooden bridge reopened Wednesday, to the delight of park goers. … Full Article

Brooklyn pols praise Small Business Services outreach to immigrants

Nearly half of the small businesses in New York City are owned by immigrants. And the de Blasio administration is stepping up its efforts to help them prosper. … Full Article

Chekhov and Durang on Willow Place: Heights Players’ production of ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

On one of the most glorious Sundays of the spring thus far, I found myself on one of the most charming streets in Brooklyn Heights. Willow Place, between Joralemon and State Streets, is so secluded and quiet that one can actually hear birds chirping.
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Exclusive: Critics, advocates of BQX go head-to-head in heated panel

To build a trolley or not.  That was one of the topics of discussion at a recent conference dubbed “Moving Goods and People to, From and Along the Brooklyn Waterfront.” … Full Article

Union workers strike in Sunset Park

The ongoing breakdown of talks between Charter Communications Inc. … Full Article

De Blasio welcomes NYC ferry boats to New York Harbor

Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed the first three of 20 total NYC Ferry vessels into New York Harbor this morning. The boats departed from Liberty Landing in New Jersey before docking at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

More details on Fortis’ development of former LICH site, now called River Park

Fortis Property Group on Monday revealed some more details about further development at the sprawling site of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill. … Full Article


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