HILLS & GARDENS: Pilates on the pier

There’s something mesmerizing about watching the almost perfect human synchronization at Olympic events such as synchronized swimming and diving. A particularly practiced and proficient dance troupe can achieve the same effect.   … Full Article

Paying homage to the Virgin Mary

Participants hoist a statue of the Virgin Mary during the Saturday's festival of the Virgen de la Asunción at the Church of All Saints at Throop and Flushing avenues, Bedford-Stuyvesant. The festival is part of a series of cultural events held on the days before and after Aug. … Full Article

Leasing agents named for Federal Building 2 project

The new leasing agents have been selected for the former Federal Building 2 — also called the U.S. Navy Fleet Base Storehouse 2 — in Sunset Park. … Full Article

Oro 2 permits issued by DOB

The Department of Buildings (DOB) last week approved plans for the Oro 2 site at the corner of Gold and Johnson Streets in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Going green! Farm tops Navy Yard roof

AP Photo/Seth WenigBrooklyn Grange has established a rooftop farm atop Building 3 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. … Full Article

Kane St. Synagogue hosts stricken Christ Church


The Kane Street Synagogue opened its doors on Sunday to the congregation of Christ Church-Cobble Hill, temporarily displaced while its building undergoes repairs. … Full Article

Brooklyn diner frequented by lawyers and defendants alike closed by fire

Diners and employees evacuated the Park Plaza Diner just before 7 p.m. Saturday night, as a fire broke out on the roof of the restaurant at Cadman Plaza West in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brownstoned: Author’s portrayal of slutty, pothead parents has Park Slope feeling dirty

Parents in Park Slope and other Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods are popping a cork over author Amy Sohn’s latest poke at their neighborhoods' slutty, pill-popping moms and dads. … Full Article

And now, ‘awesome’ outdoor pop-up office space in DUMBO

The scene under the vaulted Manhattan Bridge Archway on Thursday was an only-in-Brooklyn mixture of dining, drinking, mini-golf and pop-up office workers, busily emailing and blogging in the shade. … Full Article

Nigerian visits Brooklyn Heights Rotary Club

A visiting Rotarian from Calabar, Nigeria, discussed on Monday how members of the international service organization were helping to meet challenges of life in his country — including the unmet goal of Polio eradication. Henry E.
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