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Trifecta! Crown Heights North gets a third historic district

Trifecta for Crown Heights North preservationists! … Full Article
 

Activists plead: Don’t turn Sunset Park into Williamsburg

An ambitious plan to re-develop Industry City and turn the Sunset Park complex into a hub for emerging businesses, technology firms and artists is drawing sharp criticism from environmental groups, housing advocates and labor leaders who charge that the proposal will turn the working class neighb … Full Article
 

Philip Glass, Kurt Andersen to appear in conversation at BAM

Philip Glass, one of the most influential contemporary composers, will discuss his highly anticipated memoir, “Words Without Music,” on April 20 at 8 p.m. as part of Unbound: A Book Launch Series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore. … Full Article
 

R.L. Stine, king of kids horror books, to read at BookCourt

Children’s author R.L. Stine — known as the Stephen King of children’s literature —will celebrate the release of his new  book, “Don’t Stay Up Late” (St. Martin’s Press), with a talk and book signing on Saturday, April 18, at BookCourt, 163 Court St., Cobble Hill, at 7 p.m. … Full Article
 

St. Francis to host discussion on NYC policing

The deaths of Eric Garner and Akai Gurley at the hands of New York Police Offices as well as the killings of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos have brought New York to the forefront in the debate on police and public safety. On Monday, March 30 from 12:30pm-2pm, St. … Full Article
 

Squadron puts LICH bill on Senate front burner

A bill meant to ensure that what happened to Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) never happens again to another hospital in New York is poised for consideration in the NYS Senate. … Full Article
 

T.C. Boyle to visit Cobble Hill for reading, discussion

“My art is my life,” renowned New York Times bestselling author T.C. Boyle told the Brooklyn Eagle in a recent interview. … Full Article
 

HeartSeat transforms water tank into sculptural plaza seating

HeartSeat, a bold sculptural seating element made from a re-purposed water tank, can now be seen (and sat on) at the Pearl Street Triangle in DUMBO through May 1.  … Full Article
 

Monday: Public’s chance to offer input on new Brooklyn Heights Library

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) and Marvel Architects are holding a workshop at the Brooklyn Heights Library on Monday at 6:30 p.m. to allow library users to make suggestions about a new library that will replace the present branch, as part of a controversial redevelopment plan. … Full Article
 

Book night in DUMBO: Jonathan Lethem's launch for ‘Lucky Alan’

Jonathan Lethem is one of Brooklyn's brightest literary stars. So what if he doesn't live here now? … Full Article
 

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