Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.
How was your weekend, neighbors? Although today’s high will be around 66 degrees, the temperature is about to drop, according to the National Weather Service. By the end of the week it will only get into the mid-50’s. It’s time to get those jackets ready.
- Greenlight Bookstore is partnering with St. Joseph’s College and the Brooklyn Rail to present Brooklyn Voices, a series of lectures, performances, and forums at St. Joseph’s College. Tonight they will host an evening with StoryCorps founder Dave Isay to celebrate the release of the new book “Ties That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude from the First Ten Years of StoryCorps.” The book commemorates the first ten years of StoryCorps’ oral history project and Isay will host past StoryCorps participants as they present their stories of family, friendship and connection. This free event is open to the public and will be held 7:30 p.m. in the Tuohy Auditorium at St. Joseph’s College at 254 Clinton Avenue.
- B&H Foto And Electronics Corp. is likely to leave its current warehouse facilities at the Brooklyn Navy Yard once their lease expires in 2017, according to an article published in Crain’s New York Business. B&H, which is one of the largest employers in the navy yard, will likely move its warehouses to Chestnut Ridge, NY. A company associated with B&H recently acquired a 158-acre plot in the Rockland County town. B&H currently employs about 300 people at it’s navy yard facilities. Do you work at the navy yard or know someone who does? Let us know what you think in the comments.