Prospect Heights

Every mailbox in Brooklyn Heights was locked down Wednesday

Anna Zalwska, who works at Teresa’s Restaurant on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights, was trying to mail a couple of bills on Thursday at the USPS mailbox on the corner of Montague and Hicks streets. … Full Article
Domino Park’s First Fourth of July Celebration

VIDEO: Domino Park’s first Fourth of July celebration sparks Brooklyn tradition

A Brooklyn Fourth of July tradition was born Wednesday night when fireworks over the East River lit up the sky and faces of thousands of revelers spread out over the newly opened Domino Park. … Full Article

Williams sisters, not those ones, open laundromat/cafe in Williamsburg

The Williams sisters (no relation to the tennis superstars) have opened a laundromat, Celsious, where customers can relax with a coffee or do other chores while they wait for their load to finish. … Full Article

Greenpoint activist group says site is too polluted to house school

A group of Greenpoint residents are fighting against the city’s plan to build a new school across the street from the NuHart Plastics building, which is so polluted it was declared a state Superfund site. … Full Article

Sunset Park holds first annual Pride in the Park

Sunset Park neighbors came together for Pride in the Park, a twilight picnic in the area to celebrate gay pride. … Full Article

NYPD officers suspended for failing to investigate 911 call of man dying outside Bed-Stuy home

The New York Police Department has suspended two officers who didn’t get out of their patrol car to investigate a 911 call while a man lay dying outside a home. Police say 44-year-old Robert Fason and another man were shot during an argument outside a Bed-Stuy bar on Saturday morning. … Full Article

Beat the heat wave at Domino Park on the Williamsburg waterfront

Heat wave on the waterfront! The fountains at Domino Park are an instant antidote to it. The just-opened recreation area has rows of inviting water jets for kids to run through when temps soar. … Full Article

Nixon endorses Salazar in Bushwick senate race

Julia Salazar, a first-time candidate running against incumbent state Sen. Martin Malave Dilan in the Democratic primary on Sept. 13 in Bushwick, has picked up a major endorsement in the race. … Full Article

Lawyer Moms fight in Brooklyn to end Trump’s family detention policy

New York City members of the non-partisan group Lawyer Moms of America took to the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall on Friday to demand an end to family detention and the reunification of more than 2,000 children taken from their parents under the Trump administration’s Zero Tolerance Policy. … Full Article

New brewery and taproom comes to East Williamsburg

No, it’s not a fairy tale: Grimm Artisanal Ales, a local beer brand, opened a brewery and taproom in East Williamsburg recently. … Full Article


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