R Train repairs push back 4th Avenue redesign

Bike Lanes Repairs to Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park have been delayed to accommodate repairs to MTA’s R train tunnel below, pushing back the construction of surface bike lanes until next year or later. Only 10 blocks of the avenue – between 54th and 64th streets – will be built according to the re … Full Article

Report: Alloy Development buys 2 DUMBO buildings for $50 Million

Brooklyn-based Alloy Development is reportedly purchasing two interconnected buildings in DUMBO for more than $50 million.  … Full Article

Bed-Stuy radical coffee shop founds educational nonprofit

When her father’s hardware store at Bedford Avenue and Quincy Street in Bed-Stuy went out of business early last year, Zenat Begum, a recent graduate of the New School, created Playground Coffee Shop in the space.  … Full Article

Brooklyn artist Leendert van der Pool wins Coast Guard Art Program prize

Cobble Hill resident Leendert van der Pool is the winner of this year’s George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence, which is named for the co-founder of the Coast Guard Art program. … Full Article

De Blasio's Freight NYC plan to create 5,000 jobs, many in Sunset Park

In an effort to reinvent the city’s system of moving goods and tackle New York’s over-dependence on trucking, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced Freight NYC, a plan that will create around 5,000 jobs, including many in Sunset Park, as well as improve air quality. … Full Article

Pre BQE rehab, DOT searches for warehouse walls below Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Remnants of historic warehouses still exist under the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and the Department of Transportation is working to figure out where they are before starting the upcoming $1.9 billion rehabilitation of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. … Full Article

New mural coming to Sunset Park's Bush Terminal

t’s a team effort beautifying Sunset Park. … Full Article

Stroll down Leonard Street and see a slice of East Williamsburg

Could you give a visitor directions to Leonard Street without using your smart phone? Probably not, unless you live there. North Brooklyn is where you go to find this fascinating residential street.  … Full Article

Tiny Bushwick bar hidden inside restaurant supply closet is smash success

One would think a bar with a maximum capacity of three people wouldn’t be very successful. However, Threesome Tollbooth, a bar inside a supply closet within a closed Italian restaurant in Bushwick, is sold out through the end of the month,  … Full Article

Squibb Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park closed again for repairs

The formerly bouncy Squibb Bridge connecting Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park has been closed once again. Both entrances to the bridge are barricaded shut and a sign directs confused tourists to the Old Fulton Street entrance to the park. … Full Article


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