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Friday, April 19, 2019

Landmarks Commission Rejects Design Of Fulton Ferry Landing Restaurant Pavilion

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK - The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) rejected Starling Architecture's design for a new restaurant pavilion that will be built adjacent to the 1926 Marine Fire Boat Station at Brooklyn Bridge...

Construction Worker Falls To Death At 1 Pierrepont Street

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - A 23-year-old construction worker died after falling from the roof of a 12-story building Wednesday morning, according to the NYPD. The incident occurred at approximately 10:05am on Wednesday, April 10. Two workers...

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...

Mayor Enlists Panel Of Experts To Evaluate BQE Repairs

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Ahead of Wednesday night's BQE Town Hall hosted by the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and A Better Way NYC, Mayor de Blasio announced that a panel of experts has been assembled...

Local Groups Organize BQE Town Hall, Wed. April 3

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and A Better Way NYC are hosting a town hall on Wednesday (April 3) to give city officials the clear-cut message that they oppose NYC Department 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...

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...

‘Women Trailblazers in Tech’ Panel Hosted By Flatiron School

Join Flatiron School as we celebrate women trailblazers in tech and look to inspire the next wave of women poised to shake up the tech world in this celebratory Women’s History Month panel on March 26th at...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Rich Brilliant Willing

SPONSORED:  “We believe in the power of light to create atmosphere, that light has a profound influence on shaping the way we feel.” That’s how Theo Richardson describes the guiding principle behind the work of...

Comptroller Proposes Truck-Only BQE Fix With Two-Mile Park

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS/CARROLL GARDENS/COBBLE HILL - NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer recently presented to NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) his office's proposal for the BQE rehabilitation project, recommending a "scaled down triple-cantilever rebuild" that would save...

FIT Makes the Brooklyn Army Terminal a Fabulous Spot For Learning

The Brooklyn Army Terminal is officially fabulous. This spring, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York’s famed school for aspiring fashion-industry workers and entrepreneurs, is offering seven dynamic courses at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Meet Brooklyn’s Latest Heroes Helping Neighbors In Need – Sergeant Heart, Masbia, Catholic Charities...

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Borough President Eric Adams honored a sergeant and four organizations for their work, hoping people get inspired and encouraged to give back just like these organizations and individuals did. “This diverse group of...
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