Clarke endorses Cumbo’s re-election bid

Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, facing a tough challenge from fellow Democrat Ede Fox in her bid for re-election, has picked up a number of high-profile endorsements in recent weeks.  U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-Central Brooklyn) is the latest political heavyweight to endorse Cumbo. … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn construction checklist

Downtown Brooklyn's skyline is changing all the time.

We want to keep track of how it looks at every stage in its transformation.  … Full Article

Fast start for apartment leasing at 33 Bond St.

In no time flat, TF Cornerstone has leased 120 apartments at its new Downtown Brooklyn development.

Betcha that number will be higher by the time you read this story. … Full Article

Check out the Brooklyn Cultural District building Enrique Norten designed

The old timers remember this was an urban-renewal site. Boy, are those days over. … Full Article

Bedford-Stuyvesant kids star in PAL’s Pennant Quest

Kids from Bedford-Stuyvesant were among hundreds of youngsters from the Police Athletic League’s (PAL) Summer Day Camp program who showed off their athletic skills and their sense of teamwork at the PAL’s Pennant Quest event in a Manhattan park. … Full Article

Park Slope author writes hard-boiled Manhattan-Brooklyn crime thriller

Colin Harrison starts his terrific new thriller “You Belong to Me” with a lapel-grabber: “Her story, his trouble, begins in desire.” Spare, economical and hard-boiled — that’s about as perfectly crafted an opening sentence can be as found in current fiction. Hard not to be hooked. … Full Article

Author Erica Wagner gives book talk in Brooklyn Bridge Park

On July 10, at “Books Beneath the Bridge” in Brooklyn Bridge Park, the American author Erica Wagner gave a talk and held a Q&A and signing for her new book “Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, the Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge.” It was a hot, sultry evening, but the proximity to th … Full Article

VIDEO: Bed-Stuy street wins Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s 2017 Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest

Brooklyn Botanic Garden announced the winners of the 23rd annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest on Monday. … Full Article

LinkNYC kiosks not a hit with everyone

Hundreds of 9-1/2-foot-tall LinkNYC kiosks — which provide free phone, Wi-Fi service and USB charging stations — have been installed across the city, with more coming every day. … Full Article

City reduces alternate side rules in Greenpoint, Williamsburg

The cleanliness of Greenpoint and Williamsburg residents has led to a gift from the de Blasio administration: a sharp reduction in the number of alternate side parking days. … Full Article


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