The city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) is backing a plan that would temporarily replace the famous Brooklyn Heights Promenade with a six-lane highway during the reconstruction of the Brookly … Full Article

Search for Asian Longhorned Beetle continues in Brooklyn streets and yards

Teams of agriculture inspectors wearing yellow hard hats can been seen measuring trees and peering through binoculars at leafy canopies on the streets and in the yards of Brooklyn this week as part of the ongoing battle against a devastating pest called Asian Longhorned Beetle … Full Article

Affordable housing and new shelter coming to Greenpoint Hospital site

After years of disruptions from minor hiccups to full-blown lawsuits, the redevelopment of the former Greenpoint Hospital is moving forward under the jurisdiction of Magnusson Architecture and Planning and Architecture Outfit, and with the new addition of developers at Hudson Companies Inco … Full Article

A guide to shooing pigeons off your home

No Brooklynite wants to open their window on a warm September morning to discover a roost of pigeons on the windowsill. … Full Article

Man arrested on arson charges in Kings Plaza parking garage fire

Police have arrested a man on arson charges in connection with the fire in a parking garage that damaged dozens of vehicles and sent thick black smoke billowing over Mill Basin.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 18: Locals Brainstorm Ideas for a New Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 80°, Night 68°, Heavy Rain  … Full Article

Brainstorming ideas for a new pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park

This past week local residents helped design a new public swimming pool planned for Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Here are Brooklyn’s most despised buildings

As the Downtown Brooklyn development boom progresses, builders want to construct taller buildings, and these proposals are often met with strident local opposition. … Full Article

21 injured during seven-alarm fire in Kings Plaza parking garage

A massive seven-alarm fire broke out inside the parking garage at the Kings Plaza Shopping Center during the morning hours Monday, injuring 21, including three civilians and 18 firefighters. … Full Article

Manafort forfeits luxury homes, including Brooklyn brownstone, under plea deal

WASHINGTON— Paul Manafort's guilty plea will cost him more than time behind bars. His estate in the Hamptons won't be waiting when the former Trump campaign chairman gets out. His Brooklyn brownstone will be gone, too, and his condo in Trump Tower in Manhattan. … Full Article


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