General Lee Ave at Fort Hamilton Army Base. GoogleFORT HAMILTON – Three years ago [/congresswoman-continues-to-call-for-fort-hamilton-street-renaiming/], local politicians and community leaders gathered in Fort Hamilton Park to call on the renaming of two street signs named after confederate generals. Now, they have renewed that call. The streets—General Lee Avenue and Stonewall
(Courtesy: Hadas Metzler)The Hamilton [http://www.thehamiltonbrooklyn.com/#] is coming to Sunset Park — no, not the Broadway play, but luxury apartments. Real estate developers at Halcyon Management announced Wednesday that the five-story Hamilton (968 60th Street) building would unveil three on-site model apartments on Wednesday,August 17, followed by
(Photo by Ilmicrofono Oggiono [https://www.flickr.com/photos/115089924@N02/12212669496/in/photolist-jBc8ab-4SZr5R-5od7Mn-9pcZBM-32KHdN-fGdZA5-6ZLoLZ-9dRzTD-4SZqYD-6ZQp11-pCi9v-fGe2yL-fFWqkx-cPwHcC-cqgwjh-nK6Jvu-auUqyt-9QbBAr-okKmib-4k2Mgi-6PCvb-4V2d3B-fGdYuJ-NJ9nw-5M8hxf-fGe4vA-4V2d4F-QNH7w-4LjYEX-7ZguPA-bY3Vb-onxgfi-crMKB5-acAKbc-4T3ZB-5M477X-auUrf8-8vDfLh-acDyKq-fGe381-rMjiZa-okuRnc-7df1e2-5M8iYL-qutPhM-o4hs9Y-5M8hQE-oDxMSq-czk24-acDyyq] / Flickr)Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this weekend.
We had several people reach out to us yesterday about an “asbestos situation” at the Fort Hamilton subway station Friday evening – according to neighbors, there was tape warning of asbestos that surrounded the teller booth and the area immediately surrounding it. “MTA workers were wandering around, and there was a
Source: Fort Hamilton via Brooklyn EagleNew York City’s only active military post could be shuttered in an upcoming round of base closures, which are expected to follow severe cuts to military spending. Brooklyn Eagle is reporting [http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/fort-hamilton-chopping-block-2014-02-27-130000] that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s proposals
Source: Jim.henderson via Wikimedia CommonsThe two officers shot in the January 3 gun battle at the Fort Hamilton N train station are expected to survive. The suspect, however, was killed. The plainclothes policemen were riding a Manhattan-bound N train that had pulled into the Fort Hamilton stop when they
Source: Marcus Obal via Wikimedia CommonsThe United States Army Garrison in Fort Hamilton recently held a memorial ceremony to honor the millions of Jews impacted by the Holocaust. Rabbi Chaim Teitelbuam of the Satmar community was invited as the guest speaker. He shared stories of his great grandfather, a survivor.
Source: www.nad.usace.army.milIf the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) tries to yank its North Atlantic Division headquarters from the Fort Hamilton Army Base, it will be over protests from a number of Southern Brooklyn leaders, including Congressman Michael Grimm. USACE — the world’s largest public