The Department of Transportation’s Acacia Dupierre explains the bike lane proposal at a Community Board 9 meeting, as the board’ chair, Patricia Baker, looks on (Image by Sam Raskin/ Bklyner)CROWN HEIGHTS — Brooklyn Community Board 9 [http://www.communitybrd9bklyn.org] gave mostly warm responses last Wednesday to a street
PARK SLOPE – A ten-foot-tall steel sculpture will soon be installed at the triangular Greenstreet space at Flatbush, 7th Avenue, and Park Place. The Greenstreet triangle at Flatbush Ave, 7th Ave, and Park Place (Photo: Pamela Wong/Bklyner)Elizabeth Masella, Public Art Coordinator for NYC Department of Parks & Recreation [https://www.
PARK SLOPE/PROSPECT HEIGHTS – The North Flatbush Business Improvement District [https://nfbid.com/about/] (NFBID) was joined by the NYC Department of Design and Construction [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/ddc/about/about-ddc.page] (DDC) and the NYC Department of Transportation [http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/home/home.
PARK SLOPE/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/DOWNTOWN – The North Flatbush BID [https://nfbid.com] posted on social media Tuesday morning a message from the NYC Department of Transportation [http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/home/home.shtml] (DOT) stating that the agency will “be significantly modifying the Clear Curbs pilot on
The apartment buildings along Flatbush Avenue where the two victims were found stabbed to death yesterday (Screenshot via Google Maps)FLATBUSH – Responding to a call about a stabbing at a Flatbush apartment yesterday, police in the 70th Precinct arrived to find a grisly scene that may be a murder-suicide. At
PROSPECT PARK – Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver were joined Thursday afternoon by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Council Member Laurie Cumbo in a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction on a major improvement project on the Flatbush Avenue side of the
Looking north on Flatbush Avenue, near where Friday night’s pile-up occurred (Screenshot via Google Maps)FLATBUSH – A horrifying multi-car crash on Friday night sent eight people to the hospital, with two in critical condition, after a drunk driver slammed into a car while speeding down Flatbush Avenue near Farragut
PROSPECT HEIGHTS – The planned closure [/dean-street-between-flatbush-6th-will-be-closed-for-four-nights-next-week/] of Dean Street between Flatbush & 6th Avenues for four nights of roadwork has been rescheduled for this week starting Wednesday at 10pm. Via Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Report [https://atlanticyardsreport.blogspot.com/2018/03/overnight-work-planned-for-dean-street_23.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_
PARK SLOPE/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/DOWNTOWN – One part of Mayor de Blasio’s five-point “Congestion Action Plan [http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/congestion-plan.shtml]” to ease traffic in the five boroughs launches on Monday, March 19, on Flatbush Avenue. Clear Curbs, a six-month pilot program, will restrict curbside
Via NYC DOT [http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/pdf/atlantic-ave-flatbush-ave-study-2016.pdf] FORT GREENE – The intersection of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues is a major hub consisting of two highly trafficked two-way roads. Vehicular, foot, and bicycle traffic will only increase with all the new commercial and residential developments rising
(Photo via Flatbush Avenue BID)Mark your calendars: This Sunday, June 18 is the annual Flatbush Avenue Street Fair [https://www.facebook.com/events/1887246694866977/], one of the neighborhood’s most anticipated and popular summer events. The event will run from 12pm to 6pm, on Flatbush Avenue stretching from Parkside
Brian Tolle’s Miss Brooklyn and Miss Manhattan (Photo by Nathan Haselby)When traveling on Flatbush Avenue, either to or from the Manhattan Bridge, have you ever looked up and noticed the two spinning ladies greeting passersby? These two grand dames are Miss Brooklyn and Miss Manhattan [https://www.nytimes.
SoulCycle via Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/p/73r-CJH51I/?taken-by=soulcycle]SoulCycle [https://www.soul-cycle.com/], the cultish spin fitness center, is scheduled to open a new location on the upper level of 342 Flatbush Avenue (between Sterling Place & 8th Avenue) in June. Their signature yellow stationary bikes will surely
Intersection at 6th Avenue and Flatbush Avenue (March 30, Photo by Pamela Wong/BKLYNER)Flatbush Avenue, between Bergen Street and Sterling Place, is going to get a lot nicer—and safer. A project that will transform three islands along Flatbush Avenue into pedestrian-friendly green spaces kicked off this week. The
(Photo by Carly Miller / DPC)After a three-month long battle and amassing more than 1500 petition signatures, the beloved Flatbush Caribbean bakery won a new lease, said community organizers this week. Loved by neighborhood newbies and lifelong residents, Errol’s Caribbean Bakery at 661 Flatbush Avenue has been serving jerk
(Photo via kevis4celeencolby/instagram)Yesterday, City Council voted to limit the number of commuter vans on the road and crack down on illegal, rogue operators. The Commuter Van Safety Act, a package of three bills sponsored by Brooklyn Council Member Jumaane Williams and Queens Council Member Daneek Miller, will cap