Councilmember Levin will seek tweaks to 80 Flatbush development plan

The City Councilmember whose opinion about the proposed 80 Flatbush development matters most is not ready to approve the project in its current form. … Full Article

One year in, Brooklyn Heights Library tower almost a third of final height

It’s exactly one year since construction began at 280 Cadman Plaza West, the redevelopment of the site of the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL). … Full Article

Noise from a Williamsburg hotel is keeping neighbors up all night

The noise from partygoers at a trendy Williamsburg boutique hotel has made for many a sleepless night for hotel guests and locals alike. … Full Article

After 6 years of service, Pok Pok Ny is closing up shop

Pok Pok Ny, the Thai restaurant in the Columbia Street Waterfront District, will close next month after six years of operation.
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Relive the epic Battle of Brooklyn

Monday, Aug. 27 marks the anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, the first major engagement of the Revolutionary War to take place after the United States declared its independence in 1776. … Full Article

Lillio Cucina Italiana brings Roman cuisine to Cobble Hill

When Lillo Cucina Italiana quietly opened at 331 Henry St. … Full Article

Lower Williamsburg rents may sweeten effect of L-Train shutdown

If there is a silver lining to the looming 15-month shutdown of the L train between Brooklyn and Manhattan, it may be found in lower rents. … Full Article

Arborist fired after slamming Brooklyn Botanic Garden for removing tree

Alec Baxt, an arborist who worked at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden was fired recently after he recommended in a Facebook post that garden members “consider canceling your membership for a year.” The issue was the garden’s destruction of a 10-foot-high living tree stump with a hollow big enoug … Full Article

Hidden bakery becomes pastry destination in DUMBO

In the lobby of 68 Jay St. in DUMBO is Burrow, a Japanese bakery whose cakes and cookies baffle well-established pastry chefs and which attracts celebrity customers with little publicity. … Full Article

New mega-development planned for Sunset Park

DXA Studio, a Manhattan-based architecture and design firm, has designed a two-block development that would rise in Sunset Park over the Long Island Rail Road’s freight tracks between Eighth and Fort Hamilton avenues.  … Full Article


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