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Lillio Cucina Italiana brings Roman cuisine to Cobble Hill

When Lillo Cucina Italiana quietly opened at 331 Henry St. … Full Article

Lower Williamsburg rents may sweeten effect of L-Train shutdown

If there is a silver lining to the looming 15-month shutdown of the L train between Brooklyn and Manhattan, it may be found in lower rents. … Full Article

Arborist fired after slamming Brooklyn Botanic Garden for removing tree

Alec Baxt, an arborist who worked at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden was fired recently after he recommended in a Facebook post that garden members “consider canceling your membership for a year.” The issue was the garden’s destruction of a 10-foot-high living tree stump with a hollow big enoug … Full Article

Biggie Smalls, steak, and dim sum come together at Brooklyn Chop House

A chophouse themed around Brooklyn rapper Biggie Smalls is coming to Manhattan in September. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 13: Kate McKinnon takes a tour of haunted Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 83°, Night 74°, Chance of T-storms … Full Article

Hidden bakery becomes pastry destination in DUMBO

In the lobby of 68 Jay St. in DUMBO is Burrow, a Japanese bakery whose cakes and cookies baffle well-established pastry chefs and which attracts celebrity customers with little publicity. … Full Article

Can-collecting Brooklyn bag lady is really a multimillionaire

An eccentric Brooklyn woman who drives a rundown graffiti-covered car, collects cans and pushes a laundry cart full of plastic bags is worth more than $8 million. … Full Article

Times columnist praises parks along Brooklyn-Queens waterfront

The three new or expanded parks along the Brooklyn-Queens waterfront are good news, says New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman. … Full Article

New, higher prices for metered parking coming to Brooklyn next month

Higher rates for metered parking are coming to New York this fall, with new costs taking effect in Brooklyn starting Sept. 4.  Rollouts will start in Brooklyn, spreading into Manhattan in October. Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island will also face higher prices later this year.  … Full Article

Kate McKinnon takes a tour of haunted Brooklyn

It's been two years since Kate McKinnon appeared in the female-fronted Ghostbusters (2016), but it seems the actress and comedian still has ghosts on the brain.  … Full Article

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