Brooklyn Heights to City: We need other options for BQE repair

They're calling it the greatest threat to the neighborhood "since the time of Robert Moses." … Full Article

Straphangers trapped one hour in Clark St. station elevator

The Nos. 2 and 3 trains’ subway station at Clark Street in Brooklyn Heights is one of the deepest underground in the entire subway system. It’s normally accessible only by elevator — there is a staircase, but it takes up about seven flights and is only used in emergencies. … Full Article

Police rescue would-be jumper from Williamsburg Bridge

NYPD officers on Sunday morning rescued a man who climbed the Williamsburg Bridge and threatened to jump off the span. The shirtless man climbed atop a beam around 9:30 a.m. … Full Article

N.Y. Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge celebrates 20 years as Kings County’s premier hotel

Entering the lobby of the Marriott New York at Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday, Sept. 26, one could be forgiven for failing to realize that the day marked a special anniversary for Kings County’s largest hotel.  … Full Article

Bed-Stuy water has some of the city’s highest lead levels

Tap water in Bedford-Stuyvesant shows some of the city’s highest lead levels, according to a study from the NYC Independent Budget Office. … Full Article

Sunset Park could be Brooklyn’s next hot neighborhood

The next hot neighborhood in Brooklyn as far as real estate is concerned might well be Sunset Park. … Full Article

VIDEO: Community faces DOT in first town hall on BQE rehab plan to replace Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Packed into a gymnasium, hundreds of residents furled their brows, shook their heads, yelled out in opposition or took to the microphone last week to challenge city Department of Transportation (DOT) representatives on the agency’s proposed plan to replace the Brooklyn Heights Promenade with a 6- … Full Article

Williamsburg cafe temporarily closes after accusations of alt-right ties

The Williamsburg cafe Sands at 855 Grand St. has temporarily closed after owner Guy Sands received a barrage of tweets and emails alleging that he is affiliated with white supremacist groups like the Proud Boys. … Full Article

Workspaces firm rents space in former Jehovah's Witnesses building

Spaces, an organization that rents workspaces, offices and meeting rooms to businesses, has signed a lease for 51,539 square feet at 175 Pearl St. in DUMBO, part of Brooklyn’s former Jehovah’s Witnesses complex.  … Full Article


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