Billy Richling

Billy Richling

Billy Richling is a staff reporter for Bklyner, covering politics, real estate and everything else. He lives in Flatbush, and previously worked for the Times Square Alliance.

What To Preserve And What To Develop – Some District 39 Council Candidates Can’t Seem To Make Up Their Minds About Park Slope
affordable housing

What To Preserve And What To Develop – Some District 39 Council Candidates Can’t Seem To Make Up Their Minds About Park Slope

Does landmarking make neighborhoods more affordable or more expensive? Some Park Slope council candidates can’t seem to decide. At a debate on Sunday, seven candidates seeking to replace term-limited Brad Lander in the Council District 39 seat were asked if they would support expanding the Park Slope Historic District,

Brooklyn Agency Managing Estates of Deceased Brooklynites Riddled With “Dysfunction and Dissension,” Comptroller Says
Election 2021

Brooklyn Agency Managing Estates of Deceased Brooklynites Riddled With “Dysfunction and Dissension,” Comptroller Says

360 Adams Street, which houses the offices of the Kings County Public Administrator. (Image: Google Maps)The agency tasked with managing estates belonging to Brooklynites who pass away without a will or heirs is riddled with “dysfunction and dissension,” including a tendency to lose track of estate property that inexplicably

City Proposes Expanding Supermarket Zoning Incentive to More Neighborhoods, And It’s About More Than Just Fresh Food
Food & Drink

City Proposes Expanding Supermarket Zoning Incentive to More Neighborhoods, And It’s About More Than Just Fresh Food

The Lincoln Market supermarket in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, which was developed under the city’s FRESH zoning incentive program. (Image: Google Maps)Public review has begun on a proposal to expand the number of neighborhoods where developers can build bigger in exchange for providing ground-floor space for a supermarket. The Food

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