Sunset Park

MTA and DOT held the first open house to talk about plans for the upcoming L train shutdown

VIDEO: MTA and DOT host first of series of open houses for L-Train shutdown plan

MTA and the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) held the first of a series of public meetings to inform commuters of plans for the impending 15-month closure of the L train and to address community concerns, Wednesday night in East Williamsburg. … Full Article

Latest LICH high-rise revealed; Joins growing wall of towers along Brooklyn waterfront

A rendering of the latest development in the wall of high-rises spreading across the western Brooklyn waterfront has been posted at a construction site at 347 Henry St. (between Pacific and Amity streets). … Full Article

Sunset Park landlord being sued for discriminating against immigrant tenants

A class-action lawsuit has been filed by the Legal Aid Society on behalf of tenants in two Sunset Park apartment buildings who alleged that the landlord discriminated against them and made them prove citizenship before agreeing to renew their leases. … Full Article

Annual Three Kings Day Parade dedicated to children and families from Puerto Rico

New York’s largest cultural and traditional celebration of the Christian holiday of the Epiphany celebrated its 21st anniversary on Sunday, Jan. … Full Article

Court Street Office Supply closing Brooklyn Heights store

Court Street Office Supply, at 44 Court St. across the street from Brooklyn Borough Hall, will be closing its doors on Feb 20, after more than three decades selling pens, stationary and office furniture. … Full Article

Book Launch at BAM: Dave Eggers in conversation with Mokhtar Alkhanshali

As part of the “Unbound: A Book Launch Series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore,” author Dave Eggers will be in conversation with the remarkable man who inspired his latest book, “The Monk of Mokha,” at his book launch event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Feb. 11. … Full Article

Car crashes into Newtown Creek, driver not found

From condoms and corpses to trash and tires, residents of North Brooklyn are accustomed to seeing unusual objects floating in Newtown Creek. But what one person discovered in the toxic waterway on Friday morning was one of the more extraordinary findings. … Full Article

Former Brooklyn Heights Library site, Pier 6 developments move ahead

Plans to market two controversial high-rise condo developments — 280 Cadman Plaza West, at the site of the former Brooklyn Heights Library, and one of the two towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park — are underway. … Full Article

Transit Wireless: Straphangers made more than 280 million subway calls in 2017

Subway riders hate having to wait a long time for their trains on their way to work in the morning, but there’s at least one part of the transit system that they love. … Full Article


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