Festival opens beach at foot of Brooklyn Bridge to the public

This Saturday, to celebrate the Waterfront Alliance’s annual City of Water Day, Brooklyn Bridge Beach – the shallow, sandy beach near the foot of the bridge – will open to the public.  … Full Article

Queens high-end real estate market is gaining on Brooklyn

For years, Brooklyn has been the hottest real estate market in New York City outside of Manhattan, but there are signs that Queens is now outpacing Brooklyn.  … Full Article

Is arson to blame for a fire set to destroy part of Brooklyn's industrial past?

The two-alarm fire that swept through a 19th-century Red Hook warehouse on the night of June 14 was a spectacle, complete with fireboats in the Gowanus Canal aiming multiple streams of water at the blaze. It sparked immediate controversy as well. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 12: Brooklyn Isn't Well-Represented at NYC Restaurant Week

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 82°, Night 68°, Sunny … Full Article

Urban explorers hold beach party at former Gowanus industrial site

The Ferrara Brothers’ concrete conveyor belts, visible from the Smith-9th Street station of the F and G lines, have reduced to scrap. The company is opening a new plant in Sunset Park, and the Gowanus site is slated for residential development.  … Full Article

Gowanus group offers reward for info on warehouse fire

The Gowanus Landmarking Coalition is offering a $300 reward for information leading to an arrest in the June 14 fire at the S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse that both FDNY and Councilmember Carlos Menchaca say may have been deliberately set.  … Full Article

Learning to cook up a brighter future in Brownsville

On a Saturday afternoon in Brownsville when everyone expected it to rain, Barkim Webster stood in line with his son waiting for a hamburger slider. … Full Article

Transit groups demand pols support congestion pricing

With an eye on the political primaries coming up in September, a group of transit advocacy organizations introduced a transportation agenda and announced plans to send the list of items to everyone running for office. … Full Article

Damaged equipment to blame for massive Dyker Heights power outage

A massive power outage in Dyker Heights that left residents without electricity for a portion of the afternoon on Monday, July 9 is being blamed on equipment damage. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 11: Brooklyn Bridge Park's 5-Acre Pier 3 Is Now Open

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 86°, Night 69°, Mostly Sunny … Full Article


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