Raanan Geberer: Red Hook, Coney and the Housing Authority

The news that weeks after Hurricane Sandy, large numbers of apartments in New York City Housing Authority and Red Hook housing projects were still without power doesn’t come as that much of a surprise to me. … Full Article

Dive bar petitions to secede from Park Slope

Beloved Brooklyn dive bar Jackie's 5th Amendment has started an official petition to secede from its native Park Slope, according to Brooklyn Magazine. … Full Article

Toys for Tots drive kicks off in Park Slope

The 18th Annual Toys for Tots drive in Park Slope is in full swing. Donate an unwrapped new or gently used book or toy for children ages 2 - 12 at locations throughout Park Slope from now until Jan. 6. … Full Article

Ratner disputes Barclays tax appraisal

Developer Forest City Ratner says its taxpayer-subsidized arena is grossly overvalued by the tax man, reports the  … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Bien Cuit Bakery expands to Manhattan

Brooklyn’s popular Bien Cuit Bakery, which was recently named one of the best eateries in New York by Food & Wine magazine, is expanding to Manhattan. … Full Article

Sandy flooding may have damaged evidence in Brooklyn

The storm surge late last month caused the heavily polluted Newtown Creek to overflow and flood the New York Police Department facility in Greenpoint, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said at a news conference. … Full Article

Regina Opera inaugurates 43rd season in new hall with `La Bohème’

After having to vacate its much-loved venue at Regina Hall, the Regina Opera has found a new home at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help (OLPH), at Sixth Avenue between 59th and 60th Streets in Sunset Park. … Full Article

Special holiday shopping event on Atlantic Avenue this Saturday

Attention Brooklyn shoppers: This Saturday, November 24, you have the chance to support your local community and “shop small” -- plus get into the holiday spirit -- during Small Business Saturday.  … Full Article

Julemarked! at Danish Seamen’s Church in Brooklyn

The annual Julemarked – Christmas Fair – at the Danish Seamen’s Church brought holiday cheer, Danish crafts and food, and a delicious hot holiday drink called glogg to Brooklyn Heights this past weekend.  … Full Article

Hurricane Sandy Brooklyn business relief workshop

Brooklyn businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy are urged to attend the Hurricane Sandy business relief workshop at in the Community Room at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday, November 20, from 9 – 10 a.m.  … Full Article


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