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At a meeting Thursday on the proposed Combined Sewer Overflow Facility at the head of the Gowanus Canal, residents and others voiced concern about the public space that is part of the propose … Full Article

Arab-American group supports new high school at 80 Flatbush

Many neighborhood groups and elected officials oppose the proposed 80 Flatbush skyscraper in Boerum Hill, but an Arab-American group offered its strong approval in the form of 600 petition signatures delivered Thursday to Borough President Eric Adams. … Full Article

Offshore wind farm could bring fabrication hub, hundreds of jobs to Brooklyn

The nation’s leading wind-power developer plans to establish a major assembly hub in Brooklyn that would support construction of the largest offshore wind farm in the United States, proposed for 30 miles east of Montauk. … Full Article

Area residents keep pressure to save Angel Guardian Home

In the latest salvo in a long-running battle, supporters of the Angel Guardian Home and the Narrows Senior Center, which was located within the home until recently, rallied recently for the historic building’s preservation. … Full Article

Gold St. could be renamed for Civil Rights activist Ida Wells

Councilmember Stephen Levin (D-Brooklyn Heights-Downtown) has introduced an application to rename Gold Street in Downtown Brooklyn after civil rights activist and journalist Ida B. … Full Article

Bedford-Atlantic Armory one of most dangerous shelters in NYC

The Bedford-Atlantic Armory shelter in Crown Heights is most dangerous homeless shelter in Brooklyn and one of the three most dangerous in New York, according to a report  … Full Article

Parks Department moving ‘booze cruises’ out of Sheepshead Bay

The city is being hailed in Sheepshead Bay for a plan to scatter the Emmons Avenue “booze cruise” business — but the plan has enraged lawmakers in the other Brooklyn neighborhoods that will soon host the floating bacchanal. … Full Article

Gigi Hadid celebrates ‘Golden Birthday’ in Brooklyn

On Monday, supermodel Gigi Hadid celebrated her “Golden Birthday” – meaning that she turned the age of her birth date, or 23 – at the Brooklyn Heights Social Club, acc … Full Article

Retail asking rents rise across Brooklyn

Average asking rents increased this winter on eight of 15 of Brooklyn’s busiest retail streets compared to year-earlier figures, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater New York.  … Full Article

Developer to pay $55 million for contaminated Greenpoint site

Brooklyn developer Yoel Goldman’s All Year Management is in contract to buy a 10-parcel site along the Greenpoint waterfront, according to The Real Deal. … Full Article

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