In Williamsburg, a renewed push for a platform park over the BQE

Walking along the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) in South Williamsburg, residents are plagued by deafening noise, polluted air and a lack of open space.   … Full Article

Candidates vying to replace Sen. Squadron to debate Sunday in Brooklyn Heights

Six candidates vying to replace state Sen. Daniel Squadron for the 26th state Senate seat (Brooklyn waterfront-lower Manhattan) are set to debate on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 119-121 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

5 years post-Sandy, NYCHA begins massive resiliency project at Red Hook Houses

It’s been five years since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the city, and on Tuesday, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) broke ground on a $63 million project to replace all 28 roofs at Red Hook Houses. … Full Article

'Makbet' is Shakespeare in a shipping container

Shakespeare. In a shipping container. With bursts of Eastern European Roma-style singing and chanting. What’s not to like?  … Full Article

Menchaca pushes city to protect DACA immigrants

Responding to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. … Full Article

Bedford-Union Armory fight spills over into 35th City Council debate in Brooklyn

The fight over the future of the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights was at the center of Wednesday night’s candidate forum for the hotly contested District 35 City Council race. … Full Article

Kushner Cos. drops out of deal to buy a hotel from the Jehovah's Witnesses

The Kushner Cos. dropped out of a deal to buy a DUMBO residential hotel from the Jehovah's Witnesses.   … Full Article

Obituary: Police Officer Robert O’Neill, beloved Brooklyn Heights figure in 1970s, dies at 77

Police Officer Robert O'Neill, who patrolled Brooklyn Heights during the 1970s and was known as the unofficial "Mayor of Montague Street,” has died at the age of 77. … Full Article

What A Buzz! Brooklyn Bridge Marriott harvests honey from its own rooftop hive

There is something happening high on the rooftop of the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn that has the neighborhood buzzing. … Full Article

New 24,000-square-foot club to open in East Williamsburg this November

North Brooklyn, once a barren wasteland of abandoned warehouses, has steadily become the epicenter of electronic dance music in New York, rivaling Berlin and London as the world’s top artistic hubs. … Full Article


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