Brooklyn Heights resident to be Landmarks Preservation Commission's interim chair

Fred Bland, managing partner of the architectural firm Beyer Blinder Belle and a longtime Brooklyn Heights resident, will take over from Meenakshi Srinivasan as interim chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. … Full Article

City puts brakes on expansion of organics recycling program

The city Department of Sanitation, faced with numerous difficulties, has shelved plans to expand its curbside organics recycling program. … Full Article

Thousands march across Brooklyn Bridge in gun protest

Thousands of demonstrators have marched across the Brooklyn Bridge in a protest against gun violence. A student-led group called Youth Over Guns organized Saturday's protest. The group formed after the deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, in February. … Full Article

Lyft's potential purchase of Citi Bike may ignite Brooklyn bike-share war

How many dockless bike programs does New York need? Will there be a glut of bicycles strewn about the somnolent streets of Brooklyn? These are questions that residents and Department of Transportation officials will likely ask in the coming months.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 4: Permanent Pool Finally Coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 62°, Night 53°, Chance of Showers … Full Article

$1 Billion development site at Greenpoint Landing to start construction in 2019

Two new rental development sites are expected to start construction on schedule in 2019. Greenpoint Landing, a rapidly emerging area on the Brooklyn waterfront, is a 22-acre site located along the East River in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Absentee ballots for November 2017 election delivered in April 2018

Last month, the city’s Board of Elections received 2,000 pieces of belated mail, including hundreds of absentee ballots that should have been counted in the November 2017 election. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares to hold design competition

As part of its efforts to continue revitalizing the Fort Hamilton Senior Center, Bay Ridge Cares is holding a design competition, giving local artists, both with and without experience, the opportunity to get their work on the facade of the building. … Full Article

Permanent pool finally coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

It was all smiles Friday morning as Brooklyn Bridge Park announced plans to build a permanent pool at Squibb Park, which sits just above Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article


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