Greenwood Heights

How a huge new project will change the face of DUMBO: The history of 85 Jay

It has been called DUMBO’s “game-changing” project, a huge residential complex called 85 Jay, on a long-fallow, 3-acre site at a key … Full Article

New Yorkers debate pros and cons of 80 Flatbush development at City Planning Commission hearing

Opponents say that tripling this development site's density would set a dangerous precedent on the Flatbush Avenue corridor. It would allow the construction of a skyscraper as tall as the Chrysler Building in low-rise Boerum Hill.  … Full Article

Williamsburg gets its own Booza ice cream store

Republic of Booza will open in Brooklyn at 76 N. … Full Article

Whether it’s Williamsburg or Midwood, Di Fara pizza is still Di Fara

There’s a new expansion Di Fara pizzeria in Williamsburg, and its pizzas are strikingly similar to those served at the original store in Midwood despite the different settings. The new Di Fara is part of the North 3rd Street Market food hall.  … Full Article

NYC DOT cancels plans to change flow of traffic on Greenpoint street

The Department of Transportation dropped plans to reverse the flow of traffic on a street near McGolrick Park in Greenpoint after outcry from the community,  … Full Article

‘Party to Protect’ against gun violence coming to Gowanus

A group of Brooklyn friends and a venue in Gowanus are taking aim at gun violence with a stage and some tattoo guns. … Full Article

Cobble Hill steams over loss of parking to new construction, big car-share invasion

Cobble Hill car owners have already lost street parking due to ongoing construction at the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site. … Full Article

Come stroll Fifth Avenue in Greenwood Heights and Sunset Park

It starts with an arena and ends with a quasi-cathedral. We're talking about Fifth Avenue, the commercial and residential corridor that runs from Barclays Center at the edge of Park Slope to big, beautiful St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

‘Good neighbors’ fill opioid overdose prevention classes in Brooklyn

What do you do when coming across someone dying from an opioid overdose — unconscious, not breathing, on the sidewalk or at the grocery store? Good neighbors filled a library auditorium in Bushwick on Tuesday to learn how to save a life by administering naloxone, an opiate antagonist. … Full Article

P.S. 34 celebrates annual art parade

Nearly 100 parents packed into the schoolyard of Public School 34, many with their camera in hand, in hopes of capturing their child’s big moment. But this wasn’t graduation day, it was the school’s annual art parade. … Full Article


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