Real Estate

Judge blocks Brooklyn Bridge Park from approving Pier 6 towers, for now

A park advocacy group obtained a temporary restraining order (TRO) in state Supreme Court on Friday which prevents Brooklyn Bridge Park from signing off on two controversial residential towers planned for the park’s Pier 6. … Full Article

Viva Downtown Brooklyn!

Bring on the cash and let's get this party started! … Full Article

Bullard isn't budging on sale of Coney Island's Shore Theater

The Shore Theater, a locked-up landmark by the sea, has would-be buyers longing to bring it back to life. But they can't get owner Jasmine Bullard to give them the time of day. … Full Article

A privileged peek inside the Shore Theater

Surely the ghosts of vaudeville players past are here, just out of sight behind the faded curtain. After all, the great Al Jolson himself performed on this Coney Island stage. … Full Article

Landmark status for St. John’s Episcopal Church?

With shock over the news that Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Bay Ridge is closing due to declining congregation numbers still settling in for community residents, speculation has begun over that will happen to the church building after the last service is held there in September. … Full Article

No high heels on the rooftop just yet, Bossert delayed further

Sorry, revelers! There will be no sunset partying this summer on the roof of the once and future Waldorf-Astoria of Brooklyn. … Full Article

Red Hook sunsets are ferry nice in the summertime

The free ferry to Fairway is back — and Van Brunt Street business owners say Fabulous! … Full Article

Red Hook retail rents on the rise

Yikes. Landlords on Van Brunt Street want rents for vacant storefronts that are a good 30% higher than pre-Hurricane Sandy rates. Can retailers afford to pay up in a transit-challenged, storm-slammed neighborhood like Red Hook? … Full Article

Red Hook sees serious revenues only in summertime

The French toast made with brioche and sauteed apples, pears and dried cherries is terrific. The income stream is not. … Full Article

LPC says ‘not so fast’ to development next to church

Holy hellfire! Big-bucks landlord Larry Wohl wants to construct a six-story, four-unit apartment building in landmarked Brooklyn Heights that would loom over the nave of historic St. Charles Borromeo Church. … Full Article

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