Borough President Eric Adams has come out in support of a controversial proposal to tear down the Sunset Park Library and build an eight-story apartment complex at the site, but he also called for significant changes in the floor plans for the project. … Full Article
Hundreds gathered at the FDNY’s Brooklyn headquarters at 9 MetroTech Center on Wednesday night to celebrate the fifth night of Hanukkah and to pay tribute to three FDNY members who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. … Full Article
A new 36-story luxury tower at the site of the Brooklyn Heights Library edged one step closer on Tuesday with the Department of Buildings’ (DOB) approval of plans filed by Marvel Architects. … Full Article
Calling the proposed transit fare increase proposal “absurd,” a Bay Ridge resident who testified at an MTA hearing suggested that the agency scrap the controversial plan and concentrate instead on improving service on the city’s buses and subways. … Full Article
Brooklyn is going to make its presence felt in a big way at a nationally organized protest set to take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th president of the U.S. … Full Article
Attorneys representing Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) won a legal skirmish last week in the ongoing lawsuit against the engineering firm that designed the broken-down Squibb Park Bridge.
The once-popular “bouncy” bridge connected Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
More than 200 homeless people are currently being housed by the city in hotels in Sunset Park, a situation Assemblymember Felix Ortiz says is causing a “homeless housing crowding crisis” in his Brooklyn district. … Full Article