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VIDEO: Downtown Brooklyn dumpster-diving tour shows the face of food waste

Former Spanish teacher Janet Kalish, who has been the face of “freeganism” in New York for more than a decade, digs into a black garbage bag, taking out what she says is good food that never should have been put in the trash. … Full Article
 

Surfer-inspired tiki bar opens in Williamsburg

The Breakers, an ’80s-inspired bar complete with neon signs, surfboard and skateboard paraphernalia, and an indoor-outdoor bar, recently opened in Williamsburg. … Full Article
 

85 Jay St. project gets $600M construction loan

Developer the CIM Group has announced it has secured a construction loan of more than $600 million for the 3-acre, high-rise residential project at 85 Jay St. J.P. … Full Article
 

Is the Hotel Bossert’s reopening imminent?

After several delays, there are signs that the long-closed and once-elegant Hotel Bossert on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights will be reopening at last. … Full Article
 

Roberta’s pizzeria may soon be coming to Williamsburg’s tallest building

Roberta’s, the famed Bushwick pizzeria that enamored pizza-lovers around Brooklyn, may open a new spot in the tallest building in Williamsburg. … Full Article
 

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
 

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