Greenwood Heights

Job fair gives youths a chance to impress employers

It was a match made in heaven. Young people looking for jobs were given the chance to meet with representatives of companies looking to hire employees at a Bushwick job fair sponsored by the non-profit organization Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT). … Full Article

New memoir traces a fall from grace

Christina McDowell was born Christina Prousalis. After her father, Tom Prousalis, was arrested and imprisoned in the wake of the conviction of   … Full Article

Pavilion Theater condo-conversion plan heads for Aug. 4 Landmarks hearing

One Park Slope resident thinks it looks like “a penitentiary in Sunset Park.” Another believes it's “more appropriate to SoHo” because of the “grid” of industrial-style windows that covers its façade. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge finalizes sale of Long Island College Hospital

On Thursday, a Brooklyn judge signed an order finalizing the State University of New York’s (SUNY) sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to developer Fortis Property Group. … Full Article

‘The Fence’ returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park, featuring photographers from around the world

Wondering what all those huge photos are along the fences at Brooklyn Bridge Park? … Full Article

Statement from Elected Officials, CB 6 and the Cobble Hill Association regarding the future of the LICH site

Today NYC Council Member Brad Lander, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, NYS Senator Daniel Squadron, NYS Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon, NYC Council Member Stephen Levin, Brooklyn Community Board 6, and the Cobble Hill Association issued the following stat … Full Article

Fortis Property Group partners with local elected officials and civic leaders to convene working group

Fortis Property Group today endorsed the formation of a working group that will meet over the coming months to discuss redevelopment options for the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site. Fortis was selected to purchase the site through an RFP process administered by the State Universit … Full Article

NYPD meets with religious leaders over paintball shootings

New York Police Department officials sat down with religious leaders and lawmakers to discuss how to respond to a series of shocking attacks targeting Hasidic Jews in South Williamsburg in which the attackers have fired paintballs at victims, thrown bottles and physically assaulted them. … Full Article

Leasing surge brings jobs to the Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard welcomed new tenants working in beverage manufacturing, apparel, architecture and design in the first half of 2015, contributing to its thriving ecosystem of small businesses as new space becomes available for the first time in decades. … Full Article

New York Methodist Hospital Medical Associates of Brooklyn Heights opens

New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) recently opened the NYM Medical Associates of Brooklyn Heights practice at 50 Court St., located on the border between Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article


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