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De Blasio blindsided us on BQE, Brooklyn Heights Association fumes

The Brooklyn Heights Association sent out a searing statement on Sunday condemning Mayor Bill de Blasio for “blindsiding” the community by supporting a radical Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) reconstruction plan even before the public comments are all in.  … Full Article

Conversation between developer and deputy mayor reveals bid process may be unfair

Emails between Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the developer behind a 36-story luxury condo in Brooklyn Heights revealed the two discussed the project before the winning bid was announced. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Fifth Ave. Committee developing senior housing in Queens

Teamwork between Brooklyn and Queens is bearing fruit for senior citizens.  … Full Article
Brooklyn BP Eric Adams BolaWraps "perp" at Borough Hall

Brooklyn BP Adams Wants NYPD to Test Bola Lasso Device on Emotionally Disturbed Persons

A former law officer shot an eight foot tether around the legs of Borough President Eric Adams on Thursday, immobilizing him in the grand courtroom at Brooklyn Borough Hall. It was a planned takedown. … Full Article

New musical composition at BAM examines gentrification in Brooklyn

“Place,” a new musical composition about gentrification in Brooklyn, premiered at BAM on Thursday. … Full Article

Greenpoint neighbors upset about unsightly, reeking abandoned luxury car

Greenpoint residents are up in arms about a dilapidated luxury car that is full of garbage, food, clothes and other items and also has a foul smell. … Full Article

Poetry isn’t dead in DUMBO

Poetry has taken on new life at DUMBO’s Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, the only all-poetry bookstore in New York City. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park penthouse sale could set record at $22.75 million

A penthouse now under construction at Quay Tower, one of the luxury condo high-rises under construction at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, is now in contract for more than $22 million. … Full Article

Renovations of the 'Truman Capote house' in Brooklyn Heights is complete

The restoration of 70 Willow St. in Brooklyn Heights, where Truman Capote wrote parts of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “In Cold Blood,” has evidently been completed, now that the wooden front doors are back in place.  … Full Article

As Downtown Brooklyn buildings rise, so do residents' tempers

Residents of Downtown Brooklyn are fuming, as plans for more and more skyline development unfold. … Full Article


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