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VIDEO: The Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 development debate

The development of two pieces of undeveloped land at Pier 6 at the Brooklyn Bridge Park is a hotly debated topic between residents and the BBP Corporation members. The reason: luxury housing inside the park. … Full Article

False alarm on Brooklyn Bridge triggers search by air, land and sea

The NYPD received a report of someone climbing on the cables of the Brooklyn Bridge late Monday afternoon. … Full Article

New York City haves, have-nots divided by apartment poor doors

In Courtney Harding's glassy condo tower in Williamsburg, owners pay as much as $1,000 a month on top of their mortgages to maintain the building and its services, she said. The common charges don't apply to renters in the low-rise, brick affordable companion building next door. … Full Article

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer faults city's care of its trees

New York's chief fiscal officer on Sunday accused his city of endangering residents by mismanaging the program to maintain the 650,000 trees lining streets. … Full Article

Together 48 years, couple from Brooklyn fights N.C. marriage ban

On the summer night Brooklyn natives Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin committed to spending their lives together, the No. 1 song was "When A Man Loves A Woman." Lyndon B. Johnson was president. NASA had just landed the first unmanned probe on the moon. … Full Article

Pacific Street Library handicapped by lack of funding

A persistent shortfall in funding has curtailed the potential of the Pacific Street Library, where entrances do not accommodate those with disabilities, extra rooms on higher floors remain closed off due to a lack of staffing and infrastructural problems persist, officials say. … Full Article

Gillibrand tours Brooklyn YMCA summer camp after neighborhood complaints

Politicians visited a YMCA summer camp at P.S. 261 Tuesday after recent noise complaints from Boerum Hill neighbors.   The visitors, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Councilmember Stephen Levin, additionally highlighted benefits of the summer learning environment.   … Full Article

Raised in Brooklyn, Bacall's legend more than just acting and Bogart

Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives. … Full Article

German artists: We switched Brooklyn Bridge flags

Two German artists have claimed responsibility for the white flags that mysteriously appeared on the Brooklyn Bridge last month. … Full Article

Nadler introduces resolution condemning anti-Semitism in Europe

U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a democrat whose district includes Brooklyn neighborhoods, introduced a bipartisan resolution in the House with U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, condemning the growing anti-Semitism abroad.  … Full Article

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