Pierogies at Pierozek. Courtesy of STUNTMANpr.Earlier this week, the Michelin Guide announced their Bib Gourmand list, which this year includes 37 Brooklyn spots. Bib Gourmand is the group’s designation that recognizes restaurants that allow you to enjoy two courses and a drink or dessert for $40 or less.
This week we welcome a new Italian eatery with a great happy hour, a coffee shop with a cause, and a pop-up at a gone-but-not-forgotten favorite. We say goodbye to Crown Height’s Associate Supermarket after a long road, which you can read more about here [/associated-supermarket-given-30-days-to-vacate-crown-heights-site/]. As always, let
Crystal Hudson (Image: campaign)Crystal Hudson, a leading candidate in the competitive race to represent Crown Heights and nearby neighborhoods in the City Council, announced endorsements from eight local community leaders today, including tenant association presidents, activists and a prominent pastor. Hudson is running to replace her former boss, term-limited
Jessica Stockton-Bagnulo inside Greenlight’s Fort Greene store. Courtesy of Jessica Stockton-BagnuloBefore the pandemic, her days started later and ran longer. Jessica Stockton-Bagnulo, co-owner of Greenlight Bookstore [https://www.greenlightbookstore.com/], would arrive at her store’s location in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, at 8:30 or 9 am and greet
Ashley Crawford art for Black ArtStory / Photo courtesy of Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn PartnershipThe Myrtle Avenue Black ArtStory [https://myrtleavenue.org/blackartstory2021/] is back to celebrate Black History Month in the neighborhood. The art-history-social-justice event is organized every year by the local merchants’ group Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, and this will
Aerial Photo of Ingersoll Houses via NYCHAFORT GREENE — The 4,046 neighbors who live at the 21-building Ingersoll Houses [https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/nycha/downloads/pdf/ingersoll-report-en.pdf] complex have been without heat and hot water since 10 am today. NYCHA, the city’s worst landlord [/nycha-jason-korn-again-top-public-advocates-list-of-worst-landlords/], has failed
MIDWOOD – Within the 70th precinct, which contains Midwood, Fiske Terrace, Ditmas Park, and Prospect Park South, there is someone who has been robbing folks in Midwood since late November. All of the attacks take place in elevators, all target men, and all involving the display of a knife. https://bklyner.
Volunteers from the Brooklyn Navy Yard distribute books at a Brooklyn Book Bodega event in Fort Greene in November. The event was organized in partnership with the Ingersoll Residents Association and Ingersoll Cornerstone Community Center. Book Bodega co-founder Seema Aghera is second from the left; co-founder Rebecca Cohen is on
Author of ‘In Bibi’s Kitchen,’ Hawa Hassan lives in Fort Greene. Credit: Liz Clayman.‘In Bibi’s Kitchen,’ [https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/606399/in-bibis-kitchen-by-hawa-hassan-with-julia-turshen/] a book by Fort Greene resident Hawa Hassan, grandmothers – and their cooking – weave together recipes and stories from eight different East African countries connected
Conceptual renderings of the new Brooklyn Hospital Center by Fort Greene Park. Street level. By Robert A.M. Stern ArchitectsThe 175-year-old Brooklyn Hospital Center (Brooklyn Hospital) filed a preliminary application on September 24 to begin public review of the plan to modernize its campus. Located between Long Island University and
Shelves are full at Vin de Table. Courtesy of Freddy Saint-Aignan.Around the country, alcohol sales are going up. The New York Post [https://nypost.com/2020/03/31/americans-drinking-crazy-amount-of-alcohol-during-coronavirus-lockdown/] reported a 55% increase at the end of March, citing increases in both liquor and wine and beer sales. Despite
Rendering of Flatbush Avenue facade of LIU Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Paramount signage. Rendering by H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture. Used by Permission of Long Island University.Nassau Coliseum, owned by the county and operated by Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov’s company Onexim, is closing indefinitely in the wake of the
Shaquana Boykin is running to represent her community.Shaquana Boykin [https://www.shaquanaforbrooklyn.com/] is running for an office she did not know existed last year. The determined resident of Walt Whitman houses admits she used to not be interested in politics until her neighbors asked her to represent them
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN/FORT GREENE — Earlier this week an incident at the Nevins Street subway station caused delays and inconvenienced the few commuters left during evening hours. https://bklyner.s3.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/bklyner/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1092-20-Arson-and-Explosion-88-PCT-TD-30-Reckless-Endangerment-03-17-20-Video.mp4 At 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday inside the Nevins Street
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries at the 2020 State of the District. Nigel Roberts/BklynerDOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Standing before a lively crowd, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, a rising star in the Democratic Party, took aim at gentrification and skyrocketing housing costs in Brooklyn during his annual State of the District speech on February 24.
Brooklyn Tech, Photo by BKLYNEROriginally posted on Chalkbeat [https://chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2020/02/06/brooklyn-tech-names-a-new-leader-david-newman-who-served-as-acting-principal/?utm_source=republish&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=republish] by Christina Veiga on February 6, 2020 The country’s largest brick-and-mortar high school has a new leader: David Newman was appointed principal of