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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...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

CB2 Land Use Committee Votes To Approve Atlantic Ave Jail Plan With Conditions

BOERUM HILL - The Brooklyn Community Board 2 (CB2) Land Use Committee voted to approve, with conditions, the City's ULURP application for the Brooklyn Detention Center at 275 Atlantic Avenue. The committee voted ten in...

Public Weighs In During Brooklyn Hearing On Proposed Jail Plan

FORT GREENE - Brooklyn Community Board 2 hosted the first ULURP public hearing for the Brooklyn Detention Center Thursday at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Fort Greene. Last month the NYC Planning Commission approved the ULURP...

Use Shapr to Make The Right Connections

There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to a new job opportunity, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great addition to your team. But let’s...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

Nurturing Young Minds At READ 718

BOERUM HILL - Reading can introduce children to new worlds, educating and entertaining them as they develop a skill that will be crucial throughout their lives. If their reading skills lag behind those of...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

PJ Masks Live Heads Into Brooklyn To Save The Day This Weekend

SPONSORED: Weekend in the city, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them messing with your (Satur/Sun)day. If that slightly altered bit of narration sounds familiar, you probably...

Review Process For NYC’s Borough-Based Jail System Underway

The Community Board 2 Borough-Based Jail System public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, April 11 from 5pm to 9pm at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, 357 Clermont Avenue. (Doors open at 4:30pm. Enter...

Where There’s a Y, There’s a Way…to the Best Summer Ever

At the Prospect Park YMCA & Park Slope Armory YMCA summer day camps, children learn leadership skills and develop self-confidence in a safe, accepting, and stimulating environment. They also build robots, go on field...
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