This Week In BKLYNER: Weed Meeting, New Parking Meters, Controversial BQE Fix & More

Tom Fruin’s ‘Watertower 3’ beside the BQE at 334 Furman Street (Photo: Pamela Wong/BKLYNER)

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Brooklyn Heights: Town Hall Meeting On Thursday To Discuss Plans To Run A Six Lane Highway Where Promenade Is

Bed-Stuy/Brownsville: MTA Bus Strikes Building & Two Fatal Crashes Over Weekend

Brooklyn Heights: Celebrity Real Estate: Björk Lists Brooklyn Heights Penthouse For $9M

Downtown Brooklyn/Park Slope: Marijuana Legalization Meeting Tuesday As Brooklyn’s First Dispensary Is Planned

Bay Ridge: Funding For The “Blue Wave” Seems to Come Out Of District For 11th Congressional Race

Ditmas Park: Child Hurt In Hit And Run On Argyle Road

Greenpoint: Shuttered Greenpoint Hospital Will Be Transformed into Affordable Housing

Prospect Heights: Night Mayor’s Listening Tour Kicks Off Next Week in Brooklyn

Park Slope: Restaurant Openings & Closings In And Around Park Slope

Park Slope: Park Slope Moms Arrested During Kavanaugh Protest in DC

Bushwick: Residents Propose Bushwick Community Plan for Rezoning To Tame Development

Brooklyn-wide: New Local News Outlet – THE CITY – Raises $8.5 Million, Launching Soon

Prospect Heights: Pacific Park: Details On Next Four Towers

Williamsburg: Queens Man Arrested After Anti-Gay Assault in Williamsburg

Brooklyn-wide: Participatory Budgeting Cycle 8 Begins!

Flatbush: Powerful “We Are Brooklyn” Exhibition Showcases Immigrant Stories At Brooklyn College

Downtown Brooklyn: A Weed Session Comes to Brooklyn: Everyone Says “Aye”

Crown Heights: Welcome to Coffee Land – Crown Heights Newest Coffee Shop

Coney Island: DII Store Opens at Neptune/Sixth

Sheepshead Bay: Sheepshead Bay Welcomes A New Vet – prêtpet

Sunset Park: Sunset Park Man Dies After Fight With Coworker

Downtown Brooklyn: Borough President Launches Campaign to Rename Brooklyn Building for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Boerum Hill: 80 Flatbush Gets City Council Approval

Sunset Park: New Parking Meters Under The Gowanus Expressway

Williamsburg: Building Workers Protest For Back Pay, New Contract at Williamsburg Development

Kings Highway: Select Bus Service B82 on Kings Highway Launches on Monday

DUMBO: DUMBO Will Get A Brooklyn Public Library Branch In 2020

Bensonhurst/Williamsburg: Pedestrian and Motorcyclist Dead in Separate Crashes on Brooklyn Roads

Flatbush: Welcome To Hillel Place Plaza

Clinton Hill: Updates On Reconstruction of Putnam Triangle Plaza

Manhattan Beach: Much Ado, Nothing Changes – Kings County Democratic Committee Put On A Show Last Night

 

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Pamela Wong

Pam was a staff reporter at Bklyner, covering North-Western parts of Brooklyn between 2016 and 2019. She also writes about art at arthag.typepad.com.

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