News

Brooklyn serves those who serve at Fleet Week welcome in Red Hook

Fleet Week returned to Brooklyn in grand style, making up for a hiatus of several years, as two of the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke class destroyers, Farragut and Bainbridge, and the U.S. … Full Article

Thursday May 26, Our World In Pictures

HUDSON RIVER — Fleet Week Takes New York: Crew members of the Her Majesty Canadian Ship Athabaskan stand guard as they sail past Lower Manhattan on Wednesday. … Full Article

Borders of Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park to be opened to surrounding communities

Some of the walls and fences surrounding Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park will be coming down and the edges of the parks beautified under a Parks Department initiative to make parks more open and welcoming. … Full Article

World War II veteran to lead Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade

One of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country takes place right here in Brooklyn. And it’s still going strong. The 149th Annual Kings County Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30, in Bay Ridge, starting at 11 a.m. … Full Article

Here’s where Brooklyn’s unique ‘Fuhgeddaboudit,’ ‘Oy Vey’ signs come from

Drivers in most cities are accustomed to seeing ordinary highway signs that read “Welcome to” and “Leaving [insert metropolis]” — but Brooklyn isn’t like most cities. … Full Article

Wanted: Veterans and their families

This Memorial Day — for the 18th year in a row — Brooklynites can enjoy a free outdoor concert at beautiful Green-Wood Cemetery. … Full Article

De Blasio administration defends sale of Brooklyn Heights Library

The de Blasio administration on Monday denied that the city chose a friend and contributor as the winning bidder in the $52 million deal to redevelop the Brooklyn Heights Library, over bids that paid more. … Full Article

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative transforms Navy Yard cemetery

Milton Puryear, co-founder and project development director of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), presided over the grand opening of the Initiative’s latest public space: a one-time naval cemetery set on the edge of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, now transformed into a natural, green setting  … Full Article

Brooklyn Kindergarten Society celebrates 125th anniversary at Red Hook gala

One of nation’s oldest early childhood education societies celebrated its 125th anniversary by honoring some of its most active members in a Red Hook gala attended by dozens of local business and cultural leaders. … Full Article

BDE TWITTER FEED

  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year