Prospect Heights

Seen on the street in Williamsburg, plus a shoreline sight or two

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So what if most of the people on the sidewalks of its main artery, Bedford Avenue, are young enough to be our grandchildren? … Full Article

Construction progress at the Hoxton and other North Williamsburg developments

The Hoxton is starting to look like its renderings. This Williamsburg hotel-in-the-making is a slim, nine-story building that stretches the length of the block on Wythe Avenue between North 9th and North 10th streets.  … Full Article

Bring back B71 bus to Brooklyn, advocates tell MTA

You can’t get there from here, parents and officials pushing for the return of the cross-Gowanus B71 bus complained at Monday’s meeting of the MTA Bus Committee. … Full Article

Attorney suspects favorable treatment to witness in triple homicide trial

A Brooklyn man convicted of a Fort Greene triple homicide could have been sentenced to 75 years to life in prison Tuesday but his defense attorney is investigating favorable treatment to a key witness in the trial. … Full Article

Brooklyn kid now a star in supporting roles & lead

If you’ve seen a fair number of films in the past few years, and have been paying attention, you’ve noticed the presence of Lucas Hedges. … Full Article

Montague BID wants footbridge to connect Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Montague Street Business Improvement District (BID), which represents more than 100 small businesses in Brooklyn Heights, has requested that the city build a permanent footbridge from the bottom of Montague Street to Brooklyn Bridge Park.   … Full Article

Are we going to see Subway fare hikes sooner than expected?

Bus and subway riders aren’t happy with the news from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli about the possibility of higher transit fares coming sooner rather than later. … Full Article

Target Margin Theater moves to Sunset Park

The Target Margin Theater company was involved in a real-life production that sounded like the plot of a memorable play. And it had a happy ending. … Full Article

Teens rally at Board of Elections to lower voting age

An effort to lower the voting age in New York state to 17 appears to be gaining momentum as a Brooklyn lawmaker who joined forces with high school students is continuing his push for a change in the law. … Full Article
Kayaking In Brooklyn Bridge Park

Study suggests expanding waterfront activities at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Where cargo ships once docked, the 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park has drawn millions to Brooklyn’s shoreline. … Full Article


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