Come see landmark-worthy South Midwood

Queen Anne. Princess Anne. Freestanding Colonial Revival. They are such stuff as dreams are made on — yes, that's a Shakespeare line — if you love Victorian architecture. … Full Article

Come see landmark-worthy Caton Park and the Parade Ground where Sandy Koufax played baseball

What a magic place for baseball fans. The tiny neighborhood known as Caton Park is nestled up against the Prospect Park Parade Ground — where pros who earned at least 50 World Series rings played amateur baseball in their youth. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission nixes bid to save century-old Flatbush church

Local efforts to save the Baptist Church of the Redeemer at Cortelyou Road and Ocean Avenue in Flatbush, built in 1919, have not succeeded, and the church’s building is now slated for demolition,  … Full Article

Bay Ridge hotel plans roil Golden

UPDATED | A proposed six-story hotel across the street from a Bay Ridge public school would quickly be turned into a haven for the homeless, activists claim. … Full Article

Murrow chess team, a New York City powerhouse, falls short at national championship

The Edward R. Murrow HS chess team — famed in the borough and the reigning state champ — placed 13th out of a field of 443 schools competing in the National High School Chess Championship this past weekend, placing the Midwood-based public school in the top 3 percent in the nation. … Full Article

Justin Brannan says he is getting death threats for anti-NRA comments

A City Councilmember who exercised the First Amendment against the Second Amendment made some people so mad that they’re threatening to violate the Fifth Commandment, he says. … Full Article

Building plans would demolish historic Borough Park synagogue

Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 4024 12th Ave. … Full Article

MTA to start 86 St. Subway elevator in June

MTA is finally starting a long-awaited elevator at the 86th Street R train station — but Bay Ridge officials remain unhappy with the location. … Full Article

Brooklyn NRA supporters finally meet in Dyker Heights

About 100 members of Brooklyn’s Friends of the NRA were met by roughly a dozen anti-gun protesters as they gathered at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Dyker Heights — which allowed the controversial and shadowy group to meet after two other venues had canceled on them. … Full Article


Area residents keep pressure to save Angel Guardian Home

In the latest salvo in a long-running battle, supporters of the Angel Guardian Home and the Narrows Senior Center, which was located within the home until recently, rallied recently for the historic building’s preservation. … Full Article


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