Woman, man rescued from East River near Williamsburg Bridge

New York City police and firefighters have rescued a woman and a man from the East River near the Williamsburg Bridge. … Full Article

NYC enlists former gang members as 'violence interrupters'

David Gaskin steps into the street armed with a bullhorn. Cars swerve. He glares. … Full Article

NYC looks to open film production center at Sunset Park's Bush Terminal

Sunset Park could become Sunset Boulevard if a plan by the de Blasio administration to turn a portion of Bush Terminal into a film and television production center becomes a reality. … Full Article

Alexa comes to high-tech Quay Tower in Brooklyn Bridge Park, at a price

The developers of the Quay Tower in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be going extremely high-tech by installing Amazon Echo devices in every unit. … Full Article

Former candy factory building is part of Brooklyn Heights history

Many people don’t know that the northern part of Brooklyn Heights was once home to several factories, since there are few reminders of those days. … Full Article

MetroTech shaken as shots fired Wednesday morning

Nearly three dozen officers were on the scene at MetroTech Commons Wednesday morning after shots were fired near a pedestrian plaza next to MetroTech Center and NYU Tandon. … Full Article

Ten things you should know about Prospect Park

Welcome to Brooklyn's Backyard.

That's a popular nickname for Prospect Park, which draws a staggering 8 to 10 million visitors per year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights firm gives old shipping containers a new life

About 20 million steel containers are used to transport cargo around the world, but what happens to old freight containers when they’re no longer needed? Well, a company in Brooklyn Heights known as SG Blocks now transforms them into homes and businesses.  … Full Article

Electric moped-sharing comes to Brooklyn

Brooklynites have already embraced car- and bike-share services like Zipcar and Citi Bike. Now, a new mode of shared transportation has come to the borough. On Monday, a startup called Revel Transit launched the city’s first-ever shared electric moped service. … Full Article

Annual Pitler CLE program at Brooklyn Law School changes format

An annual continuing legal education seminar known as the Prof. Robert M. … Full Article


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