The Down Low: Supertall Skyscrapers, Super Famous Movie Directors & Other Stories You Shouldn’t Miss

Two men embrace at the Festa di Santa Rosalia in Bensonhurst (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER)

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn.

-DOT Installs Free Bike Pumps for City Cyclists [Gothamist]

-The Ping Pong Guy Brings Free Table Tennis Downtown [Downtown Brooklyn]

-Shuttered Greenpoint Hospital Might Be Converted to Affordable Housing [New York Daily News]

-Construction Begins on Brooklyn’s First Supertall Skyscraper [The Bridge]

-Brooklyn Sisters Build Business Making Natural Hair Products [Forbes]

-Get Kidnapped in an Immersive New Brooklyn Horror Show [Timeout]

-Remains Dug Up in East Flatbush Possibly from Pauper’s Burial Field [Brownstoner]

-Parents of Dress-Wearing Park Slope Boy Sue Education Department [New York Times]

-Ample Hills Creamery Expands to New Red Hook Factory [Patch]

-Scorsese Seeks Extras: Italian-Americans Wanted for “The Irishman” [Brooklyn Reporter]

-City Council Rematch Heats Up in District 35 [Gotham Gazette]


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Paul Stremple

Paul was a staff reporter at Bklyner, responsible for covering Northern and Eastern parts of Brooklyn between August 2017 and January 2019.


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