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Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Sky Is The Limit: SkyIce Expands On 5th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - For those Park Slopers and others who never get Thai-rd of SkyIce, good news! As Bklyner reported last week, the iconic eatery in now preparing to open a second, larger venue at 437...

Cinnamon Girl Brings Vegan & Gluten-Free Treats To Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - A third outpost of Cinnamon Girl has opened at 80 6th Avenue in the storefront that previously housed Muscle Maker Grill, Fiat Café, and Cubana Café. The bake shop/café/grocer debuted at 277...

Menchaca Wants A Radical Rethinking Of Rezonings

SUNSET PARK - With the expansion of Sunset Park’s Industry City in flux, the local City Council member hopes pumping the brakes on the project’s approval process will serve as a model that shifts...
Park Slope Food Coop

Park Slope Food Coop Employees Looking To Unionize

PARK SLOPE - Approximately 75 full-time employees of the Park Slope Food Coop (782 Union Street) are working towards organizing a union, the New York Post reported on Monday. The staff members of the food...

When it comes to affordable housing, rent-stabilized landlords aren’t the problem. They’re the solution.

This piece was written by Janice Hamilton and Lincoln Eccles.  Hamilton provides affordable rent-stabilized housing to families in her 8-unit building in Prospect Heights, while Eccles houses 14 families in his rent-stabilized building in Crown Heights. Rent-stabilized...

‘Tradeswomen’ Get a Yoga Class of Their Own at Crown Heights Studio

CROWN HEIGHTS - On May 19, Jyll Hubbard-Salk will host her latest monthly yoga class specifically for tradeswomen at her Sterling Place yoga studio in Crown Heights, Urban Asanas. The hour-long classes, which are...

Food News: SkyIce Opens New Location, KBH and Gristmill Close & More

PARK SLOPE - There are more changes happening along 5th Avenue in Park Slope. See the list below of some new additions to the corridor and a couple of closings. SkyIce, 437 5th Avenue (between...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...

Fundraiser Launched For Locked Out Key Food Employees

PARK SLOPE - A GoFundMe campaign was recently launched to help Key Food meat department employees who have been locked out of their jobs for more than a month. Created on May 3rd, the campaign...

Twilight Stroll on Cortelyou: Eat Your Heart Out!

Join neighbors and come out to savor the flavors and diverse offerings from local businesses on Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park on Thursday, May 9 from 5:00 - 9:00 pm Twilight stroll on Cortelyou includes the...

Spoke The Hub Celebrates 40 Years In Gowanus & Park Slope

GOWANUS/PARK SLOPE - Spoke the Hub celebrates 40 years of bringing community dance classes, performances, and flash mob routines to Park Slope and Gowanus. Founded in 1979 by Elise Long, Spoke the Hub's first home...

Sanitation Repairs Leaving Gowanus Station Building After 46 Years

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 9:15am: The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) confirmed that the city acquired the properties October 31, 2018. While a final sale price has not been determined, an...

Stop what you’re doing. Poke is what’s new and hot in Sheepshead Bay

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed foodie or just someone who is looking for a good meal, Sheepshead Bay’s newest culinary experience “Poke Stop” will stop you dead in your tracks. Literally. The first of its...

See you tomorrow – Only Brooklyn!

Join TerraCRG tomorrow as we host our 9th Annual Only Brooklyn Real Estate Conference in partnership with MNS Real Estate. You’ll hear from the most active players in Brooklyn commercial real estate through a...
Kings County Wines formerly at 1205 Cortelyou Rd. (Liena Zagare/Bklyner)

New Wine Bar Coming To Cortelyou Road

DITMAS PARK — Remember where Kings County Wines used to be? Well, one of the owners is adding to their empire of fine wines and spirits. Erika Lesser, who partnered with Adam Robertson to purchase T.B....
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