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Thursday, November 15, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

Recent Affordable Housing Roundup, Part I

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...

GOTV! Please Vote Tomorrow!

Election time is here! The General Election will be held tomorrow, November 6. Doors will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you are registered and eligible to vote, please do! Find out...

Rise in Anti-Semitic Crimes Across Brooklyn Brings Condemnation, Calls to Action from Politicians

An uptick in anti-Semitic crimes across Brooklyn in the weeks following the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, which left 11 people dead, has put residents on edge and led...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Cop Cuffed After Crash in Greenpoint, Vandals Draw Swastikas in Brooklyn...

GREENPOINT - An off-duty cop was arrested after crashing his car while driving the wrong way down a one-way street in North Brooklyn this weekend, police confirmed. Harry Sepulveda, 31, was arrested and charged with...

Measles Spread To Borough Park, Brooklyn Total 17 Cases

BOROUGH PARK/WILLIAMSBURG - NYC Department of Health reports that the number of measles cases has risen to 17, up from 7 last week, and that the highly infectious disease has spread from the Orthodox Jewish...

Brooklyn Podcasting Studio finds a New Home in Park Slope

SPONSORED: Sometimes the best businesses are the ones that never had any intention of being a business at all. T.J. Stone, the insanely talented comedic force of nature (Check Out his podcasts, they’re frighteningly brilliant) and...

Aviator Sports Has Your Winter Covered With An Unlimited Monthly Skating Pass

Ice skating has been a winter pastime in New York City since 1858 when the first dedicated rink opened on a lake near 72nd Street in Manhattan. Its popularity has only grown since then. Well,...

Williamsburg Man Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle

WILLIAMSBURG - More than a week ago, a man was struck by an SUV on a Williamsburg street, suffering severe injuries. A few days later, he succumbed to his injuries and died, police confirmed. According to...
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