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Could a restaurant be coming to the Gage & Tollner building?

Could it be? Will a restaurant return to the romantic, landmarked (both inside and out) Downtown Brooklyn venue where dinner was served by the glow of gaslight chandeliers for more than a century?  … Full Article
 

Squadron enlists seniors to fight Cuomo’s $17 million senior center budget cut

State Sen. Daniel Squadron kicked off a tour of Brooklyn senior centers on Tuesday to organize older adults to fight Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget cuts to the centers. … Full Article
 

Some Brooklyn Heights neighbors fuming over ‘Homeland’ car fire

Residents of Brooklyn Heights are used to production companies taking over their parking spaces and clogging the neighborhood’s streets and sidewalks as they film movies, commercials and TV shows. … Full Article
 

New video art installation premiers on the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO

On Thursday, March 2, the Manhattan Bridge will become a unique setting to witness some of the largest outdoor video art installations in New York City. … Full Article
 

Kushner-owned former Jehovah's campus added to DUMBO BID

With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday expanded the DUMBO Business Improvement District (BID) to include the former Jehovah's Witnesses' buildings in DUMBO along Prospect and Sands Streets. The 1.2 million-square-foot, five-building campus is now known as DUMBO Heights. … Full Article
 

Hamilton turns his office into mini Sanctuary City

New York has long held the status of “sanctuary city” and taking a page out of that book, a Brooklyn lawmaker is moving ahead with plans to have his office serve as a sanctuary district. … Full Article
 

So what is an executive order, anyway?

“Today, President Trump issued an executive order ….”  … Full Article
 

Freedom Rider Bernard Lafayette to speak at St. Francis College for Black History Month

A pioneer of the civil rights movement — among other actions, he took the first Freedom Ride with U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) — Bernard Lafayette has spent his lifetime fighting for justice and equality. He will bring his story to St. Francis College on Feb. … Full Article
 

Pols express worry over de Blasio Sunset Park plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to invest $142 million to create a Made in NY center for the food, fashion, film and TV industries at Bush Terminal is being largely greeted as welcome news for the community but the proposal has also raised concerns over possible negative impacts on local reside … Full Article
 

The Jehovah's Witnesses make a deal to sell 107 Columbia Heights

The Jehovah's Witnesses have made a deal to sell one of the crown jewels in their remaining Brooklyn Heights real estate portfolio.  … Full Article
 

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