Prospect Heights

Hasidic leaders praise Menachem Stark, but business dealings come under scrutiny

As a coalition of Brooklyn officials condemned sensational tabloid coverage of Hasidic millionaire Menachem “Max” Stark’s murder, his family members and fellow Williamsburg Hasidim increased the reward for any information on his death to $25,000. … Full Article

Greenpoint to get new waterfront park

A major development project in Greenpoint will bring a new waterfront park as well as 200 units of affordable housing to that northern Brooklyn community, according to Councilman Stephen Levin, who negotiated with the city and the property developer to secure the amenities. … Full Article

Attorney failure allows plaintiff to refile claim against landlord

A Brooklyn preacher may be given temporary possession of laundry/office space in a Jay Street building, Brooklyn Civil Court Judge Ingrid Joseph ruled. … Full Article

Attorney General tells businesses: ‘If you price gouge, you’ll pay’

If business owners are planning to triple their prices for food, gasoline, batteries and other items residents will need to get through Winter Storm Hercules, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has a message for them: Don’t even think about it! … Full Article

Lentol demands safety measures on McGuinness Boulevard

In the wake of an accident that killed a 32-year-old woman on McGuinness Boulevard on Sunday, Assemblyman Joseph Lentol is demanding that the city immediately install safety measures on the heavily trafficked Greenpoint street. … Full Article

Plymouth church hosts ‘Let Freedom Ring!’ concert

Plymouth Church in Brooklyn Heights – "the Grand Central Depot" on the Underground Railroad – makes for an incredible setting for “Let Freedom Ring! A Concert To Benefit Free the Slaves,” slated for Jan. … Full Article

Scissura praises de Blasio’s choice of Fariña to be chancellor

The new city schools chancellor is going to do a great job because she understands the needs of students and teachers, Carlo Scissura, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, predicted after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his selection of Carmen Fariña. … Full Article

2014 Brooklyn development to watch: 172 Montague St.

Workers are busy building Bonjour Capital's 19-story Brooklyn Heights apartment project at 172 Montague St. Brokerage CPEX Real Estate is busy marketing the retail space planned for its lower floors. … Full Article

Atlantic Avenue sites to watch in the new year

The corner of Atlantic Avenue and Boerum Place is a pretty bleak place. Three projects could really spiff the place up.
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2014 Brooklyn development to watch: Pierhouse

Toll Brothers and Starwood Capital are building a grand condo and hotel complex in Brooklyn Bridge Park – a project that's expected to generate $3.3 million in revenues for BBP's anticipated $16.1 million annual maintenance budget.   … Full Article


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