Prospect Heights

Comptroller: Brooklyn Bridge Park might be able to issue bonds instead of building at Pier 6

The New York City Comptroller’s Office said that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) may be able to issue tax-exempt bonds through a conduit agency to finance capital improvements. … Full Article

Assemblymember Simon wants to hang out with you on the stoop

It’s a stoop-endous idea: Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon (Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Cobble Hill) is inviting her constituents to join her for conversations where Brooklynites traditionally hang out to chat and observe the hurly-burly of street life – on the stoop. … Full Article

Judge dismisses lawsuit vs. Pierhouse development in Brooklyn Bridge Park

A Brooklyn judge on Monday dismissed the case against the Pierhouse hotel/condo development in Brooklyn Bridge Park, deeply disappointing advocates who claimed the park misled the public about the height of the project. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission says No to redesign plan for decaying Crown Heights 'country house'

Will the sad little landmark with the big price tag ever be repaired? … Full Article

Commodore Barry Club participates in Irish heritage event at Green-Wood

The Commodore Barry Club, a Brooklyn-based Irish-American organization, participated in the Irish Heritage Trail on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.  … Full Article

Kites soar over Brooklyn Bridge Park

Beautiful warm weather on the last weekend of summer brought great community spirit to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the annual Kite Festival. … Full Article

Sara Bareilles to discuss new book with Ben Folds at BAM

“Sounds Like Me: My Life (so far) in Song” (Simon & Schuster; Oct. 6, 2015), is a candid collection of essays by Sara Bareilles, five-time Grammy nominee. … Full Article

Local artist to speak about ‘Voyage in Visual Metaphors’ at Brooklyn Heights Library

“A Voyage in Visual Metaphors,” a show by Brooklyn Heights resident Andrew Markus Bell, will open Monday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Brooklyn Heights Brach Library (280 Cadman Plaza West). His canvases will be on view until Nov. 12, 2015. … Full Article

Greene Grape rules the retail scene on Fulton Street in Fort Greene

High in the sky, the Ashland reigns over Fort Greene's Fulton Street. Down on street level, Greene Grape is royalty. … Full Article

The Ashland is the new queen of Fulton Street in Fort Greene

Behold the new queen of the Fulton Street scene in Fort Greene. The Ashland is soaring skywards towards its full 52-story height at the corner of Fulton Street and Ashland Place. … Full Article


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