The re-named New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. (Photo by Donny Levit / BKLYNER)A name change and new leadership has arrived at New York Methodist Hospital (506 6th Street at 7th Avenue) in Park Slope after the announcement of its merger with New York-Presbyterian healthcare network. The merger, which was recently
504 Myrtle Avenue rendering. (Via YIMBY [http://www.yimbynews.com/2016/09/eight-story-143-unit-mixed-use-building-tops-out-at-504-myrtle-avenue-clinton-hill.html] )An affordable housing lottery for 29 units in a newly constructed building in Clinton Hill is currently accepting applications. The apartments, which are in the eight-story building on 504 Myrtle Avenue (between Ryerson Street and Grand
Image via NYPDThirty-five alleged members of the Hoodstarz gang and its affiliate crews in Brownsville were arrested in connection to financial crimes, burglaries, weapons and drugs that boiled over into Prospect Heights and Boerum Hill, announced Acting Brooklyn Distract Attorney Eric Gonzalez and Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill. The
A drenching by Superstorm Sandy forced repairs that the MTA is just starting. (Photo by Mitchell Trinka)Next spring the MTA will shut down weekend service on the 2 and 3 train between Manhattan and Brooklyn for Superstorm Sandy-related repairs, affecting approximately 205,000 riders. The Clark Street Tube, which
Photo via blancabob / instagram [https://www.instagram.com/p/BLmllB1lzHf/?tagged=seltzerbottle&hl=en]The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. And a bit of ephemera, too. –The Medical Origins of Seltzer. [The Atlantic [https://www.
Photo by Donny Levit / Park Slope StoopThe Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. And a bit of ephemera, too. –Hero dog stops rape. [NYPost [http://nypost.com/2016/11/30/hero-dog-saves-owner-from-attempted-rape/]] –’Scooter Cops of Bed-Stuy’ Documentary
Photo via Christmas Presents [https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackunigryphon/15878989657/in/pool-christmas_present/] Want to help make a child’s holiday a bit brighter this season? Council Member Stephen Levin [http://council.nyc.gov/d33/html/members/home.shtml], whose district covers parts of our area, and the Atlantic
Police are searching for a suspect who forced himself on to a woman in a subway elevator at the Jay Street-MetroTech train station. The assault occurred on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at around 5am when the 50-year-old female victim entered the elevator and an unidentified individual approached her. According to
One suspect has been identified as 36-year-old Atanasiu Bogdan-Valentin. (Courtesy of NYPD)Police are searching for two suspects who are involved in a string of unauthorized citywide ATM withdrawals that has hit Park Slope. According to police between August 24 and November 1, two suspects used a skimming device in
Photo via robertbarkeroswald / instagram [https://www.instagram.com/p/BNGUgnBh5KC/?taken-at=378785780&hl=en]The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. And a bit of ephemera, too. –Naughty ‘Nutcracker’: Company XIV gives sexy spin to holiday
Video footage courtesy of NYPD. Police are searching for suspects in connection with a shooting that struck two individuals a block away from Commodore Barry Park near Fort Greene. The shooting occurred on Thursday, November 17, around noon in front of 240 Nassau Street (between Gold and Navy street). According
Photo via chikchikeman [https://www.instagram.com/p/BLYq-Jnj8wA/?tagged=parkslope&hl=en]The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. And a bit of ephemera, too. –CB6 gets lit: Massive solar-panel array planned for Brownstone Brooklyn.
Photo via Brooklyn Public Library [http://catalog.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/search~S64?/Xthanksgiving&m=k&searchscope=64&SORT=DZ/Xthanksgiving&m=k&searchscope=64&SORT=DZ&SUBKEY=thanksgiving/13%2C24%2C24%2CB/frameset&FF=Xthanksgiving&m=k&searchscope=64&SORT=DZ&14%2C14%2C] Thanksgiving is coming up on Thursday, November