The attorney for a pregnant woman whose altercation with police led to her being put on the ground belly-first has met with Brooklyn prosecutors about the event, which was captured on video. … Full Article
The standoff at the Slave Theater has begun.
“This is our theater,” said Omar Hardy, whose father Clarence claims to be the rightful heir to the vaunted but troubled Bed-Stuy institution. “This is my birthright. I was born to take care of this place.” … Full Article
We could rhapsodize at length about the eye candy — AKA the historic homes — near New York Methodist Hospital's proposed expansion site. After all, the jaw-dropping perfection of Prospect Park West is but a block away. … Full Article
At least one landlord on the landmarked Eighth Avenue block right across from New York Methodist's Park Slope expansion site won't disapprove if the hospital's Center for Community Health project moves forward. … Full Article
Before Etsy, there was the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange.
The cozy shop, which houses the oldest continuously-operated women's charitable organization in Brooklyn, celebrated its 160th Anniversary on Monday. … Full Article
Once again, the sun shone on Betsy as she sat on Boerum Place. A double decker bus dating from 1931, Betsy was part of this year’s display at the New York Transit Museum’s 21st Annual Bus Festival this past Sunday. … Full Article
The lettering was subtle, the colors muted and soft.J. Crew’s signage on its new Wythe Avenue storefront, like the run-up to its opening over the weekend, involved careful steps to avoid too much attention or any ostentatious displays. … Full Article