The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy announced today that Mark Baker has been elected Chair of its Board of Directors. Baker succeeds Nancy Bowe who has chaired the Conservancy's board since 2011. … Full Article
The bulldozers are rumbling at a site near Van Brunt Street in Red Hook that's got enough room for 22 townhouses.
The name of the project is the King & Sullivan Red Hook Townhomes. The developer is Sanba Partners. … Full Article
And Where Do We Go From Here? (That's a line from a David Essex song, which Def Leppard also sang.)Executives from Est4te Four might be asking themselves that question about their mammoth Red Hook Innovation Studios development site. … Full Article
Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have agreed to meet for a Democratic presidential primary debate on CNN and NY1 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Thursday, April 14. … Full Article
A Brooklyn fire last week that wiped out a pigeon keeper's flock of 500 birds was the latest blow to a working-class pastime that has dwindled from the days it was a passion of a young Mike Tyson and Marlon Brando's character in "On the Waterfront." … Full Article
Two ninth-graders who are members of NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers Project Reach Youth Track program at their high school showed off their culinary skills and came out winners when they recently competed in the 2016 Recipe Rescue cooking competition hosted by the New York City Departme … Full Article
Brooklyn's being washed away in a sea of Shakespeare, nay, a tidal wave.The Royal Shakespeare Company, based in the Bard's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon, has arrived on our shores to offer total us immersion in the Henriad plays. … Full Article
The proposed city budget shortchanges immigration services to the point where nonprofit organizations will be left with an unfair heavy burden when it comes to assisting foreign-born New Yorkers, according to Councilmember Carlos Menchaca. … Full Article
Mom and dad, sharpen your pencils.
Parents and representatives of community groups in Brooklyn’s District 13 will have the opportunity to meet with designers and planners at 1 p.m. on Saturday to brainstorm the design of their kids’ new middle school. … Full Article