Sunset Park

Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh building's new owner can't rent or sell it to another bank

One thing's for sure. The next occupant of the iconic Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh building will not be a bank. … Full Article
The birds’ portrayer of Brooklyn Bridge Park

The birdwatcher of Brooklyn Bridge Park

In her task of birdwatching, Heather Wolf has detected more than 150 species at Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Dr. Maurice T. Lewis House is landmarked to prevent its demolition

In a dramatic move, the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted unanimously to designate Sunset Park's only freestanding mansion as an individual landmark.  … Full Article

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll discusses latest book at Brooklyn Historical Society

Last Thursday, after being introduced by the president of the Brooklyn History Society, author Steve Coll took the stage to discuss his latest book “Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016.” … Full Article

Hoan to leave Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Andrew Hoan, who took the helm as president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce in December 2016, plans to leave the post in May, the Chamber announced on Friday. … Full Article
Abolitionist Place: a piece of African-American history in Brooklyn

VIDEO: Abolitionist Place: A piece of African-American history in Brooklyn

Overshadowed by the relentless movement of the Fulton Mall District, a small street tries to survive in the memory of Brooklynites by keeping the history of the anti-slavery movement and its leaders who led hundreds of slaves to freedom using their houses on the block. … Full Article

Repairs to Brooklyn Heights BQE & Promenade hit home at BHA Annual Meeting

NYC Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner and Chief Bridge Officer Robert Collyer was the featured speaker at the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Annual Meeting Wednesday night at St. Francis College. … Full Article

City Council vows to fight workplace sexual harassment

The #MeToo movement has come to City Hall. Two City Council committees held a join hearing Wednesday to learn the scope of the sexual harassment problem in the workplace and to highlight the need for legislation to combat the crime in both the government and private employment sectors. … Full Article

Nightlife vs. Gentrification: Brooklyn as a cultural breeding ground

Dozens of Brooklynites gathered Tuesday at The Bushwick Starr, a community arts center in Bushwick, for a panel discussion with several influential nightlife professionals. The gathering, dubbed "Because The Night," focused on Brooklyn as a cultural breeding ground. … Full Article

Do you know the way to philanthropist Cornelius Heeney's Cobble Hill grave?

An Irish immigrant who donated the land where St. Patrick's Cathedral stands is buried at a church — but not the world-famous one on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. … Full Article


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