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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Openings and Closings: June Edition

Here, we bring you another installment of openings and closings around Brooklyn. Check out the spots opening all over the borough- from Crown Heights, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, and more. Crown Heights Mexicocina Agaveria 708 Washington Avenue, between...

Pilot Kombucha To Open New Space in Red Hook

RED HOOK - Pilot Kombucha is coming to Red Hook to ferment. The female-founded and operated kombucha company has put down the deposit on their new space and hopes to open in late August...

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...

Sweeping Attendance Zone Changes Proposed For Elementary Schools In Brooklyn’s District 15

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat In a bid to relieve overcrowding and help spur integration, the education department is weighing whether to redraw elementary school zone lines — or remove attendance boundaries altogether — in a...

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...

Where To Eat Outdoors In Red Hook

RED HOOK - There are lots of things to like about Red Hook. The views from its shores are among the best in the borough and some of the coastal architecture is straight out of...

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...

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...

Find Your Summer Flavor with Cinch

Discover a new summer cocktail or cuisine, update your wardrobe for the warm weather, or sweat off your stress - and get an extra 10% off. Just use code SUMMER when you pay with...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...

D15 May Rezone Elementary Schools To Boost Diversity And Enrollment

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat PARK SLOPE - On the heels of sweeping admissions changes aimed at integrating middle schools, District 15 in Brooklyn could soon redraw elementary school attendance boundaries as well. The education department is...

UPS Demolishes Red Hook Building Despite Community Protests

Carolina Salguero informed Bklyner that "a small portion" of The Lidgerwood Building was demolished on Friday, May 24. She said activists were able to stop the work Friday afternoon "due to non-compliance with permits,"...

Five Excellent Ice Cream Places In Brooklyn You Did Not Know About

Finding the best ice cream in Brooklyn is about as simple or thankless a task as finding the best angel in heaven, or you know, the best slice of pizza.  There are artisanal spots in...

Top Five Reasons to Kick Off Summer at the Y!

Two Park Slope Locations The Summer Fun pass gives you access to all 22 YMCA locations in NYC, including the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory. Free Child Watch The YMCA provides...

I Migration: New Play Asks What It Means To Be American

RED HOOK - Falconworks Theater Company will debut a new original production, I Migration, at Red Hook's Waterfront Museum on Thursday, May 16. Using music and stories culled from historical sources as well as current narratives, the play...
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