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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

BP Adams, Brooklyn Residents Weigh in on Proposed Jail Plan

BOERUM HILL—As the process for the city’s plan to build borough-based jails to replace Rikers Island moves forward, Brooklynites weighed in this week on the proposed Brooklyn jail and the initiative as a whole.  Ahead...

Local Pols Blast MTA’s Express F Subway Plan

PARK SLOPE— The MTA's plans to run four F express trains per day drew the ire of a Council member who represents neighborhoods served by the line. On Tuesday, the MTA announced in September it would...

11-Story Condo Planned For Former Times Plaza Post Office & Other Developments

BOERUM HILL/PARK SLOPE - The long vacant Times Plaza Station Post Office on Atlantic Avenue will soon become an eleven-story residential building according to reports. The post office closed in January 2017, two years after...

Sweeping Attendance Zone Changes Proposed For Elementary Schools In Brooklyn’s District 15

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat In a bid to relieve overcrowding and help spur integration, the education department is weighing whether to redraw elementary school zone lines — or remove attendance boundaries altogether — in a...

Borough President Holds Second Hearing On Brooklyn Jail Plan

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Yesterday, on the anniversary of Kalief Browder’s death after being held on Rikers Island for three years, dozens of Brooklyn residents gathered at Brooklyn Borough Hall to let Borough President Eric Adams...

Find Your Summer Flavor with Cinch

Discover a new summer cocktail or cuisine, update your wardrobe for the warm weather, or sweat off your stress - and get an extra 10% off. Just use code SUMMER when you pay with...

Celebrate Grand Opening of New Dancewave Center

GOWANUS - After 11 years at 45 4th Avenue, the non-profit community dance and youth development center Dancewave has moved a few blocks south and will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and block party to...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...

NY Health Proudly Announces Three New Urologists

New York Health Welcomes the arrival of three highly skilled urologists: Dr. Iván Colón, Dr. Brent Yanke, and Dr. Edward Zoltan. They will be accepting new patients at 175 Remsen Street, Suite 1225, Brooklyn,...

Top Five Reasons to Kick Off Summer at the Y!

Two Park Slope Locations The Summer Fun pass gives you access to all 22 YMCA locations in NYC, including the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory. Free Child Watch The YMCA provides...

12-Story Building Planned For Old KFC Site On 4th Ave

BOERUM HILL/PARK SLOPE - Work is currently underway for a new mixed-use building spanning several lots on 4th Avenue between Warren Street and Saint Marks Place. Development firm Level One Holdings filed plans earlier this...

CB2 Votes No On Brooklyn Jail Expansion

BOERUM HILL - On Wednesday night, Brooklyn Community Board 2 voted "no" on a land-use proposal which outlines plans for the jail to be expanded at 275 Atlantic Avenue. The vote was razor-thin with...

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...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Work Begins On 4th Avenue Bike Lane In Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last week that work has begun on the Park Slope portion of the 4th Avenue protected bike lane. DOT crews kicked off work last week...
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