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FDNY 9/11 victims honored at Hanukkah celebration in Downtown Brooklyn

Hundreds gathered at the FDNY’s Brooklyn headquarters at 9 MetroTech Center on Wednesday night to celebrate the fifth night of Hanukkah and to pay tribute to three FDNY members who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. … Full Article
 

Buildings Dept. OKs plans for lux tower at site of Brooklyn Heights Library

A new 36-story luxury tower at the site of the Brooklyn Heights Library edged one step closer on Tuesday with the Department of Buildings’ (DOB) approval of plans filed by Marvel Architects. … Full Article
 

Full speed ahead for leasing efforts at Industry City

Two million five hundred thousand square feet. That's how much space the leasing team at Industry City has rented since August 2013,  a spokeswoman for the mammoth waterfront Sunset Park complex told the Brooklyn Eagle via email. … Full Article
 

Industry City: See it like a tourist

It's a waterfront wonderland for history-minded folks who feel nostalgic about Brooklyn's industrial past. The artisanal furniture makers and chocolatiers who now occupy the complex are pretty cool, too. … Full Article
 

Judge orders ‘bouncy’ Squibb Bridge design firm to allow Brooklyn Bridge Park access to key software

Attorneys representing Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) won a legal skirmish last week in the ongoing lawsuit against the engineering firm that designed the broken-down Squibb Park Bridge. The once-popular “bouncy” bridge connected Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
 

Ortiz: Don’t dump homeless in Sunset Park hotels

More than 200 homeless people are currently being housed by the city in hotels in Sunset Park, a situation Assemblymember Felix Ortiz says is causing a “homeless housing crowding crisis” in his Brooklyn district. … Full Article
 

Fortis files plans for another tower on the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site

The controversial redevelopment of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) campus in Cobble Hill continues with another tower announced on Thursday. … Full Article
 

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership announces holiday lights to stay lit through January

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) announced on Thursday that for the first time, due to popular demand, the neighborhood’s holiday lights installation will remain lit throughout January.  Downtown Brooklyn residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the holiday lights along the distr … Full Article
 

Sunset Park BID starts ‘beautiful’ revolution

Shoppers hurrying in and out of stores on Fifth Avenue in Sunset Park in recent weeks might have noticed new signs on the streets reading, “You are Beautiful.” The signs, which started going up before Christmas, are not part of an advertising campaign. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights native getting rave reviews for role in Manchester by the Sea

Brooklyn Heights native Lucas Hedges is receiving critical acclaim and Oscar buzz for his powerful performance as Patrick in writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea.” The film, produced in part by Matt Damon, is about the troubled Lee Chandler, played by Casey Affleck, a B … Full Article
 

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