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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Fort Greene House Tour: “Houses, History & All That Jazz”

FORT GREENE - Mark your calendars: the 34th Fort Greene House Tour is scheduled for Sunday, September 22, offering attendees the chance to check out eight homes in "Downtown Brooklyn’s most historic and exciting...

MTA To Cut 4 Brooklyn Stops On B38 Route With Switch To Longer Buses

DOWNTOWN/FORT GREENE/CLINTON HILL - The MTA has announced additional changes to the B38 route to accommodate longer buses that will be introduced in September. Bklyner reported last week that the B15, B38, and B54 buses...

Another Catholic School To Close Before New School Year

FORT GREENE -  The Diocese of Brooklyn announced on Monday that the K-8 parochial school, St. Francis Xavier—Queen of All Saints Catholic Academy, will shutter before the upcoming school year. Board Members and the Board of...

BAM Park Reopens To The Public

FORT GREENE - Over the weekend, dozens of locals enjoyed the summer weather at the newly reopened BAM Park in Fort Greene. NYC Parks reopened the green space last week which had been closed to the...

OPINION: Domestic Violence Laws Must Address Coercive Control

By Robert Weiner and Kimberly Bartenfelder According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “While data proves women are most often the victims of abuse in intimate relationships... anyone can be abused and anyone can...

4 New Public Artworks Coming To BAM

FORT GREENE - The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announced on Tuesday the commission of four new site-specific artworks by three renowned artists that will be exhibited across the organization's Fort Greene campus. As part...

Myrtle Ave BID Petitions Against B54 Bus Cuts, Rally On Thursday

CLINTON HILL/FORT GREENE/DOWNTOWN - Commuters who rely on the B54 bus are fighting against the MTA's plans to cut service on the line this fall. The B54 runs from Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn via...

Celebrity Real Estate: Peek Inside Chef Tom Colicchio’s Fort Greene Brownstone

FORT GREENE - With two growing sons, celebrity chef and television star Tom Colicchio and his wife, filmmaker Lori Silverbush, moved from their West Village rental in 2016 to a 19th-century brownstone in Fort Greene. Brooklyn's diversity...

NYCHA Botched Fixing Roofs That Had Warranties, Wasting Millions – Comptroller Finds

FORT GREENE — The city's housing authority has been 'botching' maintenance of its buildings' roofs, Comptroller Scott Stringer said Friday. "NYCHA wasted millions and has put tens of millions of dollars at risk by installing...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

A New Creative Director and Home for 651 ARTS

After an extensive nationwide search, 651 ARTS has selected David Roberts as the organization's new Executive Director. Roberts most recently served as the Executive Director of Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation and, prior to that,...

Republic of Booza Opens Summer Pop-Up in Fort Greene

FORT GREENE - Republic Of Booza, the Williamsburg ice cream spot made famous for its stretchy treats, has opened a pop-up in Fort Greene for the summer. The location debuted on Wednesday, July 3rd...

Openings and Closings: Busy for Bubble Tea and Bay Ridge

Welcome to the latest installment of openings and closings. This week was a busy one for Bay Ridge and bubble teas. We also found a new natural wine bar and have to say goodbye...

Endswell Is a Home Away From Home in Fort Greene

FORT GREENE - Endswell Bar and Bistro celebrated its two month anniversary on the 1st of July. The space, opened by partners Jason Burelle and Thai Le, is bringing craft cocktails and French inspired...

July 4th Events In Brooklyn

The 4th of July is just around the corner! Catch the fireworks, spend the day with the family in Prospect Park, or enjoy some music. Plus, this year the Macy's 4th of July fireworks...
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