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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Affordable Housing Lottery List: Pools and Views Edition

Surf Vets Place in Coney Island, 3003 West 21st Street. This project is phase one of a large development on the beach in Coney Island and offers 52 units to the general public. The Concern for...

Shutdown Halts Rebuilding Together NYC

CONEY ISLAND - Low-income Coney Island homeowners still recovering from Superstorm Sandy are feeling the wrath of what is now the longest U.S. government shutdown in history that started on December 22, 2018. Rebuilding Together...

Hundreds Rally Against DOT’s Plan To Turn Promenade Into 6-Lane Highway

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Several hundreds of people gathered on the beautiful Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the freezing cold to rally against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plan to turn the historic Promenade into a...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Ombligo

Across the landscape of makers at Industry City, most businesses are creating products from scratch. They are fashion and industrial designers, instrument fabricators, bakers, and much more. Ombligo, however, does things differently – it...

Sales Launch For Landmarked 75 Greene Avenue

FORT GREENE - Sales have launched for 75 Greene Avenue, the landmarked building that once housed the office of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. Located in the Fort Greene Historic District, 75 Greene will feature...
Rev. Dr. Samuel Nicolas, Senior Pastor of Evangelical Crusade Christian-Church

Brooklyn Church Breaks Ground On Affordable Senior Housing Project

EAST FLATBUSH - A Brooklyn community broke ground on an affordable housing development Sunday afternoon, a project that's been in the making for more than a decade. The project is the brainchild of the Rev. Dr. Samuel...

Condo Sales Launch For Brooklyn Heights Library-Replacing Tower

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - One Clinton, the 38-story tower replacing the Brooklyn Heights Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West and Clinton Street, recently launched sales for some of the development's 134 luxury condos. Prices start at...

Flatbush Landlord Tops The Public Advocate’s Worst Landlords List in 2018, Again

Just a couple days before Christmas, former Public Advocate Letitia James released the annual Worst Landlords list for the year 2018. In the years past, the list was usually published by Thanksgiving, except in...

Celebrity Real Estate: Emily Blunt & John Krasinski Buy Two Units In Matt Damon’s...

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - After selling their 4th Street townhouse in Park Slope last year, actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are headed to Brooklyn Heights. The couple reportedly paid just over $11 million for two...

Community Coalition Seeks Landmark Status for Flatbush Presbyterian Church

FLATBUSH - In the December issue of Bklyner we wrote about the history of the 120-year-old Flatbush Presbyterian Church, and how it is likely to be redeveloped into housing, with space for a new...
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“High Real Estate Costs” Force Butterfunk Kitchen & Sumner’s Luncheonette To Close

WINDSOR TERRACE - Two southern food favorites—Butterfunk Kitchen and Sumner's Luncheonette—shuttered at the end of 2018 as a result of rising rents.   View this post on Instagram   #Repost @sumnersluncheonette (@get_repost) ・・・ Like the laws of nature,...

Developer Files for Nine Story Building on Toxic Lot Across from Greenpoint Superfund Site

GREENPOINT - Developers have filed for a new nine-story residential building in North Greenpoint, above a toxic plume of phthalates that has leaked from the Nuhart Site across the street. At the end of 2018, plans were...

Stop Work Order Halts Construction at Greenpoint Library

GREENPOINT - After delays pushing back the completion date of the Greenpoint Library by half a year, progress was being made on the site—until it was hit with a stop work order on New...

More Bay Ridge Closings & A Retail Save

BAY RIDGE — Retailers continue to shutter in Southern Brooklyn and some of the more recent closings come after businesses have been in around for decades. Here are the latest additions to what has become a...

31-Story Tower Added to Greenpoint Landing Development Project

GREENPOINT - On Christmas Eve, the developer of Greenpoint Landing, a series of high-rise residential towers along the North Brooklyn waterfront, filed for yet another building—this one clocking in at 31 stories. One Bell Slip...
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