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Pieces of a celebrated life, for sale on Montague Street

It's been over a year since Christopher Wall died (in May 2017), and the furniture, tea cups, paintings and mementos from his celebrated home at 11 Cranberry St. have been on sale all week in a vacant storefront at 150 Montague St. … Full Article

Developer admits Pacific Park project will take until 2035

The developers of the vexed Pacific Park Brooklyn development (formerly Atlantic Yards) have quietly acknowledged–in a non-publicized document–that the full 22-acre project, with 11 more towers planned beyond the four already open, likely won’t be fi … Full Article

Owners of Long Island Bar to open second bar in Fort Greene

The Long Island Bar at 110 Atlantic Ave. has been a local favorite in Cobble Hill and southern Brooklyn Heights for years. … Full Article

NYPD seeks to stem violence at J’Ouvert parade

The NYPD plans to keep the enhanced safety measures that were implemented last year to combat violence at the annual J’Ouvert celebration on the morning of the annual West Indian Day Carnival in Crown Heights. … Full Article

Park Slope starts its own 'Restaurant Week,’ with 35 eateries

First, there was Restaurant Week. Then there was Brooklyn Restaurant Week. … Full Article

Storied Bossert Hotel gets a new awning

The Bossert Hotel may not have a new opening date yet, but in a possible harbinger of that announcement, it does have a new awning to grace its entrance. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights family narrowly escapes falling giant tree bough

A family strolling along Columbia Heights in Brooklyn Heights narrowly escaped injury or worse at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday after a giant tree bough broke with a loud crack and came crashing down to the sidewalk. … Full Article

Simon Baron Development unveils plans for state of the art office building in Greenpoint

Simon Baron Development announced plans on Monday for 12 Franklin St., a seven-story boutique office building on the Greenpoint/North Williamsburg border designed to help alleviate the deart … Full Article

Public comment period starts for new, bigger Brooklyn House of Detention

On Wednesday, the de Blasio administration announced plans for building or rebuilding four modern, “community-based" jails throughout the city to replace Rikers Island, including one in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Bushwick’s 'Alabama Joe' turned love of barbecue into making and selling grills

Joe Hudson, known as “Alabama Joe,” can be found almost every day on a lot at the corner of De Sales Place and Broadway in Bushwick, making and selling his own home-built charcoal barbecue grills.  … Full Article


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