Fire breaks out in Brooklyn Heights

There was a whole lot of smoke on Thursday morning at the corner of Joralemon St. and Willow Place in Brooklyn Heights. What looked like an electrical fire broke out, and FDNY firefighters and ConEd workers quickly arrived on the scene to douse the flames. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights drone was taking pics for project renderings, developer says

This is why that guy flew the drone down Montague Street. … Full Article

Lentol heads site inspection of BQE exit

Assemblymember Joseph Lentol and a group of Williamsburg officials and civic leaders joined Brooklyn Transportation Commissioner Keith Bray on site inspections of North Brooklyn roadways that residents have said are dangerous. … Full Article

Schumer has extra ticket for Pope’s DC speech

When Pope Francis delivers his historic address before Congress next month, one lucky New Yorker will get to see the speech live, thanks to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer. … Full Article

Demand for commercial office space remains high, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership report says

The demand for high-quality commercial office space remains high in Downtown Brooklyn, even as a torrid residential building boom and cultural revival continue, according to the Q1/Q2 2015 Real Estate Market Report released Thursday by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, a not-for-profit dev … Full Article

239th anniversary of Battle of Brooklyn to be celebrated in borough this weekend

Old Stone House in Park Slope will celebrate America’s path to independence during the week-long commemoration of the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn — the largest battle of the Revolutionary War — beginning Saturday, Aug. 22 and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 30. … Full Article

Impassioned debate continues at mobbed Brooklyn Heights Library hearing

Local residents, union members and library advocates offered hours of passionate testimony about the plan to sell and redevelop the Brooklyn Heights Library at a standing-room-only hearing at Brooklyn Borough Hall Tuesday night. … Full Article

Walk This Way — on the Greenway

Ah, the glorious Greenway. Bicyclists and joggers consider the waterside pathway a convenient conduit from Brooklyn Heights to Red Hook. … Full Article

Ship ahoy! The Mary A. Whalen finds a new berth in Red Hook

Ship ahoy! A museum and floating cultural center that's dear to the hearts of water-loving Brooklynites has found a desperately needed home on the Red Hook shoreline. … Full Article


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