NYC remembers dark chapter of Crown Heights race riot

Twenty-five years after race riots scarred a Brooklyn neighborhood, residents of Crown Heights gathered Sunday to mark the quarter-century anniversary with a memorial service, march and street festival that organizers said showed how far the community had come. … Full Article

Tucker Reed leaves behind group of specialists at Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

The current trend of growth in Brooklyn is greater than it has been during any other period in the last 100 years. It is estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau that Brooklyn will pass Chicago in population by 2020 to unofficially become the third largest city in the country. … Full Article

Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce gathers along the banks of the East River

 In centuries past people offered thanks for the end of foul, destructive weather cycles by killing a prize bull or an exceptionally fine ram—some cultures even went so far as to offer a human sacrifice to appease capricious gods and promote a more productive climate. … Full Article

Old Stone House & Washington Park celebrate the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn

The Old Stone House & Washington Park have announced some special exhibits to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn. From now through October, the popular Park Slope destination will host a series of celebratory events fit for the whole family. … Full Article

New study looks at plight of women day laborers

A new eye-opening study conducted by a Brooklyn-based advocacy group seeks to shed light on the plight of women day laborers. … Full Article

Greenpoint: The Best Vacuums at MTV Super Sound Wholesale & Retail

MTV Super Sound Wholesale & Retail 747 Manhattan Avenue … Full Article

As end draws near, officials & families push to keep Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pop-Up Pool open

Over the past five years, the Pop-Up Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park “has made a big splash and we can’t let it dry up,” state Sen. Daniel Squadron said at a poolside press conference on Thursday. … Full Article

The Crown Heights multifamily market matures

Contrary to speculation of a market peak in 2015, Crown Heights multifamily property prices continued to ascent in 2016. Such sales activity and pricing reflect the neighborhood’s recent establishment as a prime live/work destination in NYC.  … Full Article

Festival marking 25th anniversary of Crown Heights unrest is praised and panned

Twenty-five years later, the 1991 Crown Heights riots — one of the most infamous eruptions of racial violence in New York City history — are still sparking polarized opinions. … Full Article


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