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Landmarks hearing about the Pavilion Theater is postponed

Attention preservation-minded Park Slopers! The city Landmarks Preservation Commission's public hearing on the proposed condo conversion of the Pavilion Theater has been postponed.  … Full Article

A new arrival on Wythe Avenue

What do we think of when we think of Wythe Avenue? The Wythe Hotel. Brooklyn Bowl. Restaurants such as Rosarito Fish Shack and 12 Chairs Café. Heatonist, a shop devoted entirely to selling hot sauces. … Full Article

Cool places on Kent Avenue

You don't have to be a hipster to love Kent Avenue. Williamsburg's waterside avenue has lots of spots that charm non-hipsters, with the landmarked Domino Sugar Refinery being Numero Uno on the Hit Parade, of course. Even the avenue's graffiti is nifty-looking. … Full Article

How Sweet It Is: A ferry visit to the Domino Sugar site

The coolest thing in Williamsburg is the ferry. This is especially true in summer, when passengers can stand out on the deck and take photos without their fingers turning into wind-whipped icicles. … Full Article

Pavilion Theater condo-conversion plan heads for Aug. 4 Landmarks hearing

One Park Slope resident thinks it looks like “a penitentiary in Sunset Park.” Another believes it's “more appropriate to SoHo” because of the “grid” of industrial-style windows that covers its façade. … Full Article

Consecration of two new auxiliary bishops brings in dignitaries from around the world

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn now has five auxiliary bishops to serve its wide and diverse geographical area. This week, dozens of church dignitaries from the Roman Catholic and Eastern Rites came to the Borough of Churches to co-consecrate the Most Rev. … Full Article

Bonus photos of the Naval Annex at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Age has its charms — if you're a historic building. What could be more alluring than the mysterious pre-Civil War hospital at the edge of the Brooklyn Navy Yard? It's a bit decrepit, which just adds to its glamor. … Full Article

Summer splendor at Brooklyn Grange

Sunflowers are a many-splendored thing. And when your eyeballs encounter them in the middle of an industrial park, that's special cause for rejoicing — even when the industrial park in question is the stellar Brooklyn Navy Yard. … Full Article

The Ten Coolest Things at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

It's got a past that stretches back to the beginnings of America and a future that's looking fine. The Brooklyn Navy Yard is busting out all over. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission okays Lyceum's makeover as a gym

Thus Saith the LPC: Go Forth — and turn the Lyceum into a gym. The shut-down performing arts center on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope is going to be a Blink Fitness location.  … Full Article

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