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Sunday, September 15, 2019

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...

Sephora Is Coming To Atlantic Terminal Mall

ATLANTIC/BARCLAYS - Children's Place spot at the Atlantic Shopping mall will become Sephora in October. The company has leased 5,500 square feet, Madison International Realty confirmed. The new store is planned to open in October, and...

11th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L. Walk/Run: Raising Awareness About Ovarian Cancer

PROSPECT PARK - September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and T.E.A.L. will once again host a 5K race and 2.5-mile walk this weekend to help raise awareness of the disease that will "take the lives of more than...

“Under The Sun”: Public Art Debuts At 7th Avenue Triangle

PARK SLOPE - Last Sunday, a new public artwork was installed at the recently revamped 7th Avenue Triangle on the west side of Flatbush. William Soltis' sculpture Under the Sun, displayed on the island bounded by...

Openings and Closings

This week's openings and closings bring lots of new finds to Williamsburg and food halls, and pizza (we aren't complaining). Say goodbye to a favorite Bushwick vegan bar, and welcome new Latin spots.  Park Slope Brooklyn...

Hundreds Ride To Honor Jose Alzorriz And Call On Safety For All

PARK SLOPE - Hundreds of bicyclists from throughout the city jammed Bartel-Pritchard Square on Sunday to follow one rider who was pulling a white bicycle, a "ghost bike," representing Jose Alzorriz, 52, who was...

Miss American Pie is a Treat

Miss American Pie opened in Park Slope on Sunday, August 18th, and the second the door swings open you are enveloped in a huge wave of the buttery, sugary, doughy smell of freshly baked...

Driver Who Killed Cyclist In Midwood Charged With Second Degree Manslaughter

MIDWOOD - The driver who killed a cyclist about two weeks ago was arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter and a host of other charges today. On Sunday, August 11, 18-year-old Umar Mirza Baig from...

Algenio Continues Reign as Artichoke Pizza Contest Champion

PARK SLOPE - Contestants at Artichoke Basille's Pizza eating contest dripped with sweat as they shoved yet another slice into their mouths. And then, another. When you thought they were going to burst, they...

Police Searching For Group Who Beat Man Unconscious At Atlantic Ave Subway Station

BOERUM HILL/PARK SLOPE - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the individuals seen in the photos and video below in connection with a recent assault at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway...

No More Water: Artists Explore Injustice, Displacement, And Climate Change

PARK SLOPE - On Thursday, the Old Stone House debuted its latest contemporary art exhibition, No More Water, featuring work by Tahir Carl Karmali and Justin Sterling that tackles inequality, displacement, and global warming. The title...

DCP Study Says Reasons For Storefront Vacancies Are “Complex and Varied”

As the mayor pushes for a storefront vacancy tax, the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) last week released "Assessing Storefront Vacancy in NYC," a report examining retail trends and storefront vacancies across the...

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...

Dine In Park Slope 2019: More Than 50 Eateries To Offer Specials Aug. 19-30

PARK SLOPE - The good folks at the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID, North Flatbush BID, Park Slope Chamber of Commerce, and Park Slope Civic Council have teamed up for the 2nd Annual Dine in Park Slope—a...

Park Slope Neighbor Jose Alzorriz Is The 19 Cyclist To Be Killed This Year

MIDWOOD - Another cyclist is dead due to reckless driving, making 19 total fatalities this year alone, of which 14 were in Brooklyn. At 12:30 pm on August 11, Sunday, an 18-year-old driving southbound on...
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