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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Box Street Park Plan To Be Revised After Community Feedback

GREENPOINT - A park slated for the northern tip of Greenpoint has gone back to the drawing board for a bit after being presented to the community and found lacking. While the design for the...

Recent Affordable Housing Roundup, Part II

All across Brooklyn, major luxury rental developments are rising—and so are rents. Many Community Boards are fighting for higher and higher percentages of affordable housing units in new developments, and though the brass ring...

Give Where You Live this Giving Tuesday – #BrooklynGives

Instead of unloading your bank account on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, consider participating in Giving Tuesday—the world’s biggest day of giving—this November 27th! And it’s never been easier to support nonprofits right here in...

Weekend Art Events: November 16-18 (Brain Freeze, The Wizard of Oz, Jack White &...

It's the weekend before Thanksgiving! In the spirit of giving during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, there are two "Empty Bowls" events happening this Saturday in which local ceramic artists create and sell bowls...

More Citi Bikes for Greenpoint, Williamsburg Ahead of L Train Shutdown

WILLIAMSBURG - More Citi Bikes are coming to Williamsburg and Greenpoint ahead of the L Train Shutdown this winter as the NYC Department of Transportation looks to add capacity to existing bike stations across...

Are you a Freelancer? How are you at Record keeping?

SPONSORED: Record keeping is an important part of being a successful freelancer. Doing freelance worker has its rewards as well as its hassles. While being able to work at home or a co-working space away from...

CB 1 Approves 50 Kent Park Design Following Revision

WILLIAMSBURG - As the last new parks to be built in North Brooklyn progress through their design phase, Community Board 1 has approved the design for a new portion of Bushwick Inlet Park at...

Basements to Rentals in East New York, The Last Italian Record Store in Bensonhurst...

Following a string of anti-Semitic crimes last week and a racist attack this week, allegedly white supremacist graffiti was spray-painted in North Brooklyn, as well. A mother is in handcuffs after an abandoned infant was...

Experience the High Life: From A Brooklyn Point of View!

SPONSORED: 40,000 square feet of world-class amenities, breathtaking New York City views, and impeccably designed interior spaces. All of the qualities you look for in a magnificent home are offered to you at Extell Development’s Brooklyn...

Brooklyn Chamber to Hold L-Train Event Tomorrow Morning

WILLIAMSBURG - Tomorrow, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce will co-host an event geared towards informing the local business community in North Brooklyn about the upcoming L train shutdown. While few could have avoided the news...

Rafael Espinal Announces Public Advocate Bid

EAST NEW YORK - City Councilman Rafael Espinal officially announced his bid for New York City Public Advocate on Tuesday, while Councilman Kalman Yeger is working to abolish the position. Yeger said he'd introduce legislation on Wednesday,...

Six-Story Structure to Replace Vegan Buffet on Greenpoint Corner

GREENPOINT - The former location of a popular Manhattan Avenue eatery will become a six-story residential building in the heart of Greenpoint. The new building at 996 Manhattan Avenue, where the popular vegan restaurant Jungle...

Benefit To Support Brooklyn Greenway Initiative – Thursday, Nov. 15

WILLIAMSBURG - The 6th annual Greenway + Industry benefit will take place on  Thursday, November 15 to welcome the organization's new Executive Director, raise funds for the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), and push for...

Leonard Library Celebrates 75th Anniversary of ‘A Tree Grows In Brooklyn’

WILLIAMSBURG - To commemorate the 75th anniversary of Betty Smith's A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Public Library's Leonard branch will be designated a literary landmark in honor of the classic coming-of-age novel. Published in...

Two Dead After Possible Murder Suicide in Bushwick

BUSHWICK - On Friday, two people were found shot dead inside a Bushwick apartment in what could be a tragic murder/suicide. A call of an assault in progress was made to 911 around 8:15 am...
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