Though climate change and related environmental risks pose a threat to communities throughout New York [https://citylimits.org/2021/04/29/the-coast-the-climate-and-the-race-for-mayor/] , the question of how to build a more green and sustainable city is particularly resonant in North Brooklyn. The area is at the center of a fight over
Brooklyn Heights recently became home to a new type of maternity care center, Oula [https://oulahealth.com/]. The clinic aims to combine in-person and telehealth style appointments to provide a more comprehensive and holistic approach to pre and postnatal support. Adrianne Nickerson, and CEO and Co-Founder of Oula, says that
Commissioner Henry (‘Hank’) Gutman at City Hall on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeMayor de Blasio announced this morning that Henry ‘Hank’ Gutman will be the new Commissioner of Transportation. Gutman is a lawyer, who clerked for Judge F. Dooling early in his career [https://www.nyls.
Cafe cats by the window. By Alexandra Steedman.Thanks to a generous grant, Brooklyn Cat Cafe will be able to help more delightful felines get treatment and find forever homes. The Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition (BBAWC [http://wp.bbawc.org/]), which operates the popular Brooklyn Cat Cafe [https://www.
Lincoln Restler is running to represent the East River neighborhoods of Brooklyn in the City Council District 33. Campaign photo.Today, Lincoln Restler [https://www.lincolnforcouncil.com/] was endorsed by all seven NYCHA tenant association presidents in Brooklyn’s 33rd Council District, Restler’s campaign announced in a new ad
This week we welcome lots of new places, including many on Park Slope’s 5th Avenue and some do-gooders. Sadly, we also say goodbye to several favorites. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?usp=sf_link] , and
250 Ashland Place Studio Apartment. Courtesy of The Ashland.The Ashland at 250 Ashland Place [https://www.ashlandmiddleincome.com/?utm_source=bklyner&utm_medium=sponsored_post] is now leasing middle income affordable housing in the heart of downtown Brooklyn. This luxury residential tower is located in the emerging Brooklyn Cultural
Levin with her kids holding the Brooklyn Cares logo on their stoop. (Photo via Levin)BROOKLYN HEIGHTS – Two teachers from the private St. Ann’s School are giving back to their community during the coronavirus pandemic by fundraising, organizing, and donating meals to essential workers– all while teaching virtually full-time.
Yemen Cafe owner Akram Nassir delivering meals to healthcare workers with his son, Gabriel. Courtesy of Akram Nassir.Our local restaurants fight to keep their doors open and their employees paid, but many have also turned their gaze outward to help their elderly, ill, and otherwise vulnerable neighbors, along with
Cats for adoption at Brooklyn Animal Action. Courtesy of Brooklyn Animal Action. If you’re considering fostering or adopting a cat right now, you’re not alone. Animal shelters and rescue organizations across the borough have seen a dramatic uptick in the number of foster and adoption applications since the
Sunday gravy. Courtesy of Sam Barrett-Cotter at One15 Brooklyn Marina.BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Chef Danny Brown, who earned Queens its first Michelin Star with his restaurant Danny Brown Wine Bar & Kitchen, is cooking Italian American-style Sunday suppers for the Brooklyn community. The supper is served every Sunday at the Brooklyn waterfront
Ring in the Year of the Rat with these special Chinese and Lunar New Year celebrations: make puppets with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, dumplings with MOLD Magazine, indulge in multi-course feasts at Mission Chinese – so much happening in the coming week. Whatever you prefer, there are plenty of ways