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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

Meet The Artist Behind Brooklyn’s Kaleidoscopic Water Towers

GOWANUS - After more than twenty years of working in DUMBO, artist Tom Fruin  relocated his studio to Gowanus in March. Brooklynites can get a glimpse of Fruin's work while commuting across the Manhattan Bridge. He's...

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...

LPC Calendars 5 Gowanus Sites For Landmark Consideration

GOWANUS - The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted Tuesday morning to calendar eight buildings across five properties in Gowanus for consideration as individual landmarks. The sites include: Gowanus Flushing Tunnel/Pumping Station and Gate House at...

CB6 Permits Committee Votes On New Bar and Pool Hall Planned For Gowanus

COBBLE HILL - The Brooklyn Community Board 6 Permits & Licenses Committee moved to recommend a positive outcome for two business seeking a liquor license at their Monday meeting. While the committee only had...

Electric Car Charging Stations Coming to Park Slope in Fall 2019

PARK SLOPE - On the evening of June 20th, the Transportation and Public Safety Committee of Brooklyn Community Board 6 convened at P.S. 133 to hear two presentations. First, representatives from the NYC Department...

DUMB Theatre Co. Presents Outdoor Performances Of ‘Twelfth Night’

GOWANUS - A new theatre group will be performing its inaugural production—William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night—this weekend at the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus. DUMB Theatre Co.'s production of Twelfth Night examines "ego or self identity...

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

Colony 274: Going Forth on Fourth Avenue

PARK SLOPE/GOWANUS - It is a leap of faith to jump from owning a real estate title agency to running a 2,900-square foot bar/restaurant/event place in the middle of a major urban thoroughfare. But that is...

Too ‘Divisive’ or Just Honest? Local Pols Split on Carranza

After a letter signed by three Brooklyn politicians put the schools chancellor on blast, progressive lawmakers came to his defense on Monday, again bringing the fissures among Brooklyn officials on education to the fore....

Former CB6 District Manager Found Not Guilty On Forgery Charges

COBBLE HILL - A former long-time Brooklyn Community Board 6 (CB6) District Manager has been found not guilty for allegedly giving himself more than $38,000 in raises over a three year period using the electronic signatures...

Businesses Feel Left Behind In Gowanus Rezoning

GOWANUS - Business owners in the “industrial business zone” of Gowanus made it known to officials on Wednesday that they feel left behind by the neighborhood’s larger rezoning, urging the de Blasio administration to...

Meeting Tonight On Cleanup Of Citizens Manufactured Gas Plant

GOWANUS – Thanks to Gowanus Canal CAG member Brad Vogel for providing a heads-up on a meeting tonight (June 13) regarding cleanup plans for the former Citizens Works Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site at...

Gowanus News: Appeal To City Agencies, Comments To DCP, IBZ Roundtables

GOWANUS - Carroll Gardens Coalition For Respectful Development (CG CORD) has requested that Brooklyn Community Board 6 (CB6) coordinate at least two town hall meetings with NYC agencies about the Gowanus rezoning. The group has also...

76th Precinct Warns of Increase in Thefts as it Wraps Community Meetings for the...

CARROLL GARDENS - On Wednesday, June 5th, residents of the 76th precinct gathered in the basement room of the police station for the last community meeting before disbanding for the summer. Deputy Inspector Megan...
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