Rachel McLaughlin is a barista at Urban Vintage and future art student who enjoys spending time in Clinton Hill. (Photo by Amanda Woods)Neighborly Neighbors [http://www.thenabe.me/blog/tag/neighborly-neighbors/] is a series of posts in which we stop random people, ask them a few random questions, take
Plans to renovate the Willoughby entrance of Fort Greene Park, prone to flooding and cracks, have been delayed repeatedly. (Photo by Kathleen Culliton)Although a $2.5 million plan to repair Fort Greene Park’s Willoughby Avenue entrance – facing a drainage problem and cracked steps – is fully funded by city
Be careful while walking outside today, locals. It may still be icy out there. (Photo by Francisco Daum)Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. We hope last week’s storm didn’t cause you too much trouble, locals. Highway closures, cancelled flights [http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-02/u-s-northeast-snow-closes-highways-offices-grounds-flights.
After the sun peeked out, many locals got out to start shoveling out of the blizzard. (Photo by Oswaldo Cabrera)Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Five inches of snow have already fallen overnight, and more snow is expected this morning, The National Weather Service reported [http://forecast.weather.
We’re back with our weekly crime blotter [http://www.thenabe.me/blog/2013/12/20/crime-blotter-blackout-continues-ends-next-week/] after a two-week blotter blackout [http://www.thenabe.me/blog/2013/12/05/nypd-to-restrict-journalists-access-to-crime-reports-at-local-precincts/] that began when the NYPD restricted community journalists’ access to the forms detailing reported crimes in every precinct. After
It has been feeling like winter in the nabe with cold days and even colder nights. (Photo by Francisco Daum)Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. If you celebrated Christmas or Kwanzaa these past couple days, you may have traveled in freezing temperatures – a complete turnaround from the spring-like
(Photo by Francisco Daum)Deputy Inspector Scott Henderson, the commanding officer of the 88th Precinct, said Thursday that reporters may return to the station house next week to view and copy information from the weekly felony reports – promising an end to a two-week blackout. We reported Dec. 5 [http://www.
A van spontaneously exploded – completely engulfing itself in flames – on Lefferts Place near Classon Avenue on Monday evening, according to witnesses. Flames engulfed a van on Lefferts Place near Classon Avenue last night. (Photo by William Laviano)Firefighters were notified of the blaze at 6:40 p.m., and extinguished
Following tomorrow’s blotter post, we will no longer be able to provide weekly 88th Precinct crime reports because of a change in NYPD policy. (Photo by Andy Newman)According to an 88th Precinct Community Affairs officer, this is happening because some precincts in the city allow journalists to access
Signs of the Christmas season abound in the nabe, including the snowflake decorations on local streets. (Photo by Francisco Daum [http://www.flickr.com/photos/franciscodaum/])Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. The unseasonably mild temperatures we started the week with will continue, as the National Weather Service predicts