They want to be sure about Red Hook’s shore.
A pair of elected officials who represent the waterfront neighborhood are warning the de Blasio administration not to cut federal funding intended to protect it from flooding in future storms. … Full Article
Brooklyn lost a tireless chronicler early Tuesday morning as Henrik Krogius – world traveler, Emmy-award winning NBC news producer and editor of the Brooklyn Heights Press and Cobble-Hill News for 22 of Brooklyn’s most transformative years – passed away at the age of 87. … Full Article
Longtime residents of Cobble Hill will remember the Community Bookstore as a warm and welcoming place where visitors could get lost in a maze of timeless classics, dusty toys and vintage records. … Full Article
Six community groups and co-op boards in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn have formed a consortium to fight off a plan to build a 49-story luxury-apartment tower with affordable units in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article
The leaders of Brooklyn’s Community Board Six said it’s important to not just to confront issues in their district head-on but to be on the lookout for potential problems before they arise. … Full Article
Actor Matt Damon is determined to find a nice, cozy home in Brooklyn. The property he’s looking at may be nice and cozy, but it also has the biggest price tag of any house for sale in Brooklyn, $40 million. … Full Article
Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) has announced that it has been awarded a Museums for America grant of $129,600 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS is an independent federal agency that aims to improve museums’ service to the public. … Full Article