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 S … Full Article

Friday July 8, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Area Kids Get Broad Experience: Local children began their free Fresh Air Fund summer experiences on June 30. … Full Article

Private development slated for Boerum Hill housing project

Private development is coming to a NYCHA project in Boerum Hill. The city has issued an RFP for two mixed-income buildings to be built on undeveloped corners of the Wyckoff Gardens housing project. … Full Article

July 7, birthdays for Ringo Starr, Pierre Cardin, Lisa Leslie

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 189th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1911, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “1,000 in a Panic as Steamer Hits Rock Off Coney.” … Full Article

New York City to name intersection 'Bill Cunningham Corner'

A Manhattan street corner will be temporarily named for longtime fashion photographer Bill Cunningham, who died last month. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society honored by American Association for State and Local History

The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) has been recognized with a Leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) for its project “Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations” (CBBG). … Full Article

Hotel at Brooklyn’s Pierhouse for sale? Conflicting reports

The controversial Pierhouse hotel/condo complex in Brooklyn Bridge Park is not yet completed, but a report of a possible sale of the hotel portion of the mega-structure has raised questions in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklynites in Rome: Former ad executive Lauren Caramico moves to Rome in search of Brooklyn

Lauren Caramico is a 33-year old Brooklyn native and former successful advertising executive who not long ago gave up everything and moved to Rome. … Full Article

With an eye to Tuscany, Brooklynite Debi Mazar plots culinary future

Debi Mazar and her brood spend at least a month in Tuscany each year, but if the "Younger" actress had her way, the region would be a far more permanent fixture in her life. … Full Article

Vigil celebrates life of Orlando victim, Williamsburg resident Enrique Rios

“He started as a home health aide, then he became a coordinator. … Full Article

Tuesday June 28, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Local Teacher Awarded: On Monday, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul awarded Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Excellence in Teaching award to math teacher Patrick Honner from Brooklyn Technical High School. … Full Article


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