Promenade Gardens getting a modern makeover with WiFi

Volunteers gathered at the Promenade Gardens in Brooklyn Heights on Tuesday morning to pack new plants into the dirt, trim the brush and help solve the modern problem of bringing WiFi to the Promenade. … Full Article

Williamsburg gears up for 128th annual Giglio Festival

Italians in Williamsburg hold three major feasts especially close to their hearts —Easter, Christmas and the annual Giglio Festival at Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish. … Full Article

Community, Brooklyn leaders announce vision for public middle school at Atlantic Yards

A coalition on Tuesday announced M.S. OneBrooklyn, a community vision for a new public middle school to serve District 13. … Full Article

Grandma's House, destroyed by Sandy in South Street Seaport, comes to Brooklyn

When Superstorm Sandy swept through the South Street Seaport area, destroying a number of popular businesses, one of the victims was a restaurant called Grandma’s House. Today, more than two years later, Grandma’s House has been recreated at 364 Atlantic Ave. in Boerum Hill. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Gotham films in DUMBO

The Fox action-packed drama "Gotham" is filming for its second season, and it stopped near the archway in DUMBO on a humid Tuesday morning. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle was able to sneak in some up-close photos from the set. … Full Article

Patients protest Brooklyn dialysis center closing

The Brooklyn Kidney Center (BKC), a dialysis center in Park Slope, has notified patients and staff that it is closing its doors next month, leaving its patients – many in wheelchairs or otherwise disabled – scrambling to find seats in other centers in Brooklyn or elsewhere. … Full Article

New Navy Yard building to support creative, tech industries

A joint initiative of Boston Properties, Inc. … Full Article

Clarke says U.S.-Cuba thaw offers hope for future

President Obama’s decision to re-establish diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba is being closely watched in Brooklyn’s Caribbean-American community. U.S. Rep. Yvette D. … Full Article

Kids use art to raise awareness of asthma

A dozen New York City area students, including four from Brooklyn, were winners of a poster contest sponsored by HealthPlus Amerigroup to raise awareness of asthma. The kids will have the honor of seeing the posters they created used in a special calendar. … Full Article


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