With the L Train shutdown six months away—and weekend closures of the entire line in the meantime—Brooklyn residents and local politicians are looking into any kind of alternative transportation they can find. Of course, the MTA has its plans: bolster service on adjacent lines to absorb passengers, a
Photo by natalijewel [https://instagram.com/natalijewel/]A neighbor spotted this beauty on Rugby Road the other day. Anyone know anything about it? Share photos with us at email@example.com, in the Ditmas Park Corner Flickr group [http://www.flickr.com/groups/dpcorner], or tag them #ditmaspark on Instagram,
We’ve learned some exciting news – neighbor Jen Mankins [/blog/neighbors/meet-jennifer-mankins-unlikely-queen-of-brooklyn-retail] (who owns the Bird boutiques [http://shopbird.com/pages.php?pageid=5] in Cobble Hill, Park Slope, and Williamsburg) is featured in the November issue of Lucky Magazine [http://www.luckymag.com/]! As pointed out on Bird’s
When Jennifer Mankins opened Bird [http://shopbird.com/] in the 5th Avenue space that had previously housed another boutique called Bird, she tells the New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/27/fashion/jennifer-mankins-and-the-brooklyn-aesthetic.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0] that she jumped right in, and knew that Brooklyn,
One tough-looking rooster at Poly Prep Country Day School (9216 7th Ave) in Dyker Heights. Photo courtesy of David Tan [http://pic.atpic.com/1667210/600]. Got any interesting images of Bensonhurst? Send them to jteutonico [at] bensonhurstbean [dot] com [firstname.lastname@example.org] or tag your Flickr photos Bensonhurst Bean.