It's a waterfront wonderland for history-minded folks who feel nostalgic about Brooklyn's industrial past. The artisanal furniture makers and chocolatiers who now occupy the complex are pretty cool, too. … Full Article
Attorneys representing Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) won a legal skirmish last week in the ongoing lawsuit against the engineering firm that designed the broken-down Squibb Park Bridge.
The once-popular “bouncy” bridge connected Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
More than 200 homeless people are currently being housed by the city in hotels in Sunset Park, a situation Assemblymember Felix Ortiz says is causing a “homeless housing crowding crisis” in his Brooklyn district. … Full Article
The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) announced on Thursday that for the first time, due to popular demand, the neighborhood’s holiday lights installation will remain lit throughout January. Downtown Brooklyn residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the holiday lights along the distr … Full Article
Shoppers hurrying in and out of stores on Fifth Avenue in Sunset Park in recent weeks might have noticed new signs on the streets reading, “You are Beautiful.” The signs, which started going up before Christmas, are not part of an advertising campaign. … Full Article
Brooklyn Heights native Lucas Hedges is receiving critical acclaim and Oscar buzz for his powerful performance as Patrick in writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea.” The film, produced in part by Matt Damon, is about the troubled Lee Chandler, played by Casey Affleck, a B … Full Article
While the majority of Brooklynites were cozying up in front of the fire during last week’s arctic blast, hundreds of people braved the cold to attend a roundtable discussion at the Brooklyn Museum featuring a group of renowned photographers who have shot some of the most iconic moments in sports … Full Article