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La Vara owners introduce new seafood restaurant in Cobble Hill

Alex Raij and Eder Montero, the married couple behind the popular Cobble Hill Spanish restaurant La Vara, are opening their newest restaurant Thursday. Saint Julivert Fisherie, which is located at 264 Clinton St., boasts a creative menu that centers around seafood. … Full Article

Park Slope homeowners could pay higher taxes

Under the current, complicated property tax system, which uses fractional assessments, homeowners in some neighborhoods are paying much more in taxes than those who own similar properties in other neighborhoods. … Full Article

Search for Asian Longhorned Beetle continues in Brooklyn streets and yards

Teams of agriculture inspectors wearing yellow hard hats can been seen measuring trees and peering through binoculars at leafy canopies on the streets and in the yards of Brooklyn this week as part of the ongoing battle against a devastating pest called Asian Longhorned Beetle … Full Article

Affordable housing and new shelter coming to Greenpoint Hospital site

After years of disruptions from minor hiccups to full-blown lawsuits, the redevelopment of the former Greenpoint Hospital is moving forward under the jurisdiction of Magnusson Architecture and Planning and Architecture Outfit, and with the new addition of developers at Hudson Companies Inco … Full Article

Carroll Gardens' Hans S. Christian Memorial Kindergarten gets landmarked

The Hans S. Christian Memorial Kindergarten need not fear the wrecking ball. It has been landmarked. … Full Article

Come see street art near Bushwick's DeKalb Avenue L train stop

Mural, mural on the wall. There's lots of great street art in Bushwick. … Full Article

Come see Bushwick, before or after the L-pocalypse starts

The L-pocalypse is coming. Oy vey. There's something Brooklynites should keep in mind amid the planning for mitigative measures to deal with L-maggedon, as the looming L train line shutdown is also called.  … Full Article

Brainstorming ideas for a new pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park

This past week local residents helped design a new public swimming pool planned for Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

A Man For All Seasons: A gala honoring BAM’s Joseph V. Melillo

On Thursday night, the Brooklyn Academy of Music presented a special performance at the BAM Harvey Theater to honor Executive Producer Joseph Melillo, who, at the end of 2018, will be stepping down after 35 years from his post as founding director of the Next Wave Festival. … Full Article

Carroll Gardens gets a new vegan spot, for now

Sans, the new experimental vegan restaurant in Carroll Gardens, wants to appeal to plant-based eaters and non-vegans alike. … Full Article


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