535 4th Avenue & 555 4th Avenue (Photo: Pamela Wong/Bklyner)PARK SLOPE – After much delay and controversy, one of the two large family homeless shelters announced for 4th Avenue, the Shirley Chisholm Family Residence at 535 4th Avenue, officially opened its doors last month. The other is expected to open
Kensington Plaza in 2016 after the beautification effort. (Photo: Michael M Kadish with permission)KENSINGTON – Neighbors’ complaints of trash at the Kensington plaza (just off Church and McDonald) have finally been heard and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) will be conducting a clean-up in the plaza tomorrow, August 28.
1173 Bergen Street (Photo by Nathan Haselby)Yesterday Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Katherine Levine dismissed the lawsuit Crown Heights residents had brought against the city. The residents argued that the neighborhood was oversaturated with shelters housing homeless already [/ruling-crown-heights-homeless-shelter-expected-week/]. On April 28, Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Katherine Levine extended the
Photo via Sean Casey Animal Rescue [https://www.facebook.com/SeanCaseyAnimalRescue/photos/a.378832716482.159179.17669251482/10153008802681483/?type=1&theater] Neighbors, meet Rebecca! This beautiful 2-year-old Mastiff mix was surrendered to Sean Casey Animal Rescue [http://nyanimalrescue.org/] because she was “too big,” SCAR said on its Facebook post [https: