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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Openings and Closings: New Standouts

This week's openings and closings are full of new places from old standouts. A restaurant returns after a 15-year closure, Williamsburg gains a new beer garden, but loses a popular chocolate shop. Clinton Hill Cap't Loui 413...

Gowanus Gardens Hopes To Have Something For Everyone

GOWANUS - The space at Gowanus Gardens is fairly large, with a big, rainbow-colored patio in the back. There are whimsical details aplenty - a jukebox, faux flowers on the ceiling, and eccentric light...

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Sanitation Truck

GOWANUS - A cyclist is fighting for his life after being hit by a driver of a sanitation truck last night. On Sunday, September 8 at around 9:30 p.m., a 62-year-old man was riding his...

Free 3-Day Pottery Event Returns To Can Factory

GOWANUS - A dozen ceramists will gather at the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus this weekend for three days of pottery art, lectures, and demonstrations. Kicking off on Friday, September 6, the 3rd Annual...

Why Exactly Is The New 3rd Avenue Shelter Half As Expensive As Those On...

GOWANUS - Officials at a lightly attended Wednesday night meeting about the new homeless shelter at 399 3rd Avenue cited a city rule preventing them from discussing ongoing procurement negotiations in order to dismiss...

Landmarked Coignet Building On Sale For $6.5M

GOWANUS - After years sitting vacant at 360 3rd Avenue, the landmarked Coignet Building is now on the market for $6.5 million. According to the Corcoran listing, the "townhouse," located at the corner of 3rd...

Thieves Shove Man Into Car Trunk Before Stealing $6K And His Mercedes

GOWANUS - Police are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the four men seen in the video below in connection with a recent robbery. https://youtu.be/P3WWxkv38yY At approximately 2:20am on Saturday, August 24, the 25-year-old male victim...

Shelter For Adult Families Coming To Gowanus This Fall

The public meeting regarding the new shelter planned for 399 3rd Avenue will be held at M.S. 51, 350 5th Avenue, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Wednesday, September 4. GOWANUS - The city is...

Michelle Zassenhaus: Images Of Gowanus

GOWANUS - When I first saw Brooklyn photographer Michelle Zassenhaus’s photos, I was struck by the lived-in desolation of her work. The pieces capture so perfectly the traces people leave behind.   “I have always been...

Battle Week 2019: 243 Years Since The Battle Of Brooklyn

PARK SLOPE - The Old Stone House will commemorate the 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn and celebrate "America’s path to independence" with a series of events beginning next week and running through Tuesday, August 27—the...

Openings and Closings: Lots of New Sweets and Hard Goodbyes

Welcome back to Openings and Closings. This week brings lots of sweet treats, including two new bakeries and a new baklava spot, which you'll definitely need to get through the closings of several neighborhood...

DOT To Complete 4th Ave Bike Lane In Sunset Park This Year

SUNSET PARK - Following a spate of bicycle-related fatalities this year, including the July 29th death of 30-year-old Em Samolewicz on 3rd Avenue, the city announced on Wednesday that the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT)...

Concerns in Red Hook and Gowanus Could Slow Down Brooklyn School Rezoning Plans

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat NY A coalition of Brooklyn activists is asking the education department to hit pause on a plan to overhaul elementary school attendance zones, saying more community input is necessary. Education department leaders...

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...

Two Trees Wants More Density In Gowanus In Exchange For A School

GOWANUS - Two Trees is asking the city to create an incentive granting more density for projects in Gowanus if developers include "public improvements" in planned buildings. If the city agrees, Two Trees would include...
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