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Speculation grows as NYPD removes mysterious white flags from Brooklyn Bridge

Officers with NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit (ESU) climbed the cables of the Brooklyn Bridge shortly before noon on Tuesday to take down two enormous white flags that someone hung from the flagpoles atop the stone towers of the bridge. … Full Article
 

Shakespeare at Sunset: Taming of the Shrew, at Brooklyn Bridge Park

There was not a seat to spare when the final production of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” began on Sunday, July 20 at Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP). … Full Article
 

The NYPD has no idea why two white flags are atop the Brooklyn Bridge

Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags. The white flags — international symbols of surrender — fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge. … Full Article
 

Tinted window checkpoints in Crown Heights: Racial profiling or good policing?

A crackdown on tinted windows in Crown Heights was received with a mix of skepticism, helplessness and begrudging understanding. … Full Article
 

Spicy! Cocktail competition brings out local tastemakers

A competition to concoct the spiciest cocktail using ingredients from local Brooklyn tastemakers was a hit Monday evening, even if some participants were left fanning their mouths — this reporter included. … Full Article
 

Ballet along the Brooklyn Bridge

Tourists whipped out their cameras as six students from the Annual Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive visited the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday to photograph some of their … Full Article
 

Former reBar owner sentenced to jail for tax fraud

The owner of a popular Brooklyn wedding venue was sentenced Monday to three- and one-third to 10 years behind bars for failing to pay state and city sales taxes. … Full Article
 

Caribbean-American Chamber announces upcoming gala's honorees

The Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) held a membership roundtable and power breakfast meeting at its headquarters in the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Friday. … Full Article
 

Crown Heights is now the most sought after Brooklyn neighborhood for multifamily investment

Crown Heights has surpassed Flatbush as the Brooklyn neighborhood with the highest number of multifamily transactions and the demand is pushing up prices for apartment buildings in the area. … Full Article
 

'Henry V' reigns at The Gallery Players' Park Slope theater

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more! … Full Article
 

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