Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights, & Fort Hamilton

Council Member Vincent Gentile convened a press conference at Borough Hall Monday evening (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Borough “Going Gold” and Selling Vanity Plates to Raise Awareness & Funding for Childhood Cancer

For families afflicted by the cruel menace of childhood cancer, the devastating disease is only compounded by a dearth of funding and dated treatments that are not only painful, but risky. A group of concerned advocates and local officials hope to change that reality, […]

Fort Hamilton High School (DEP)

standard “High-Efficiency Bathrooms,” Other Initiatives Launched To Conserve Water

Work has begun to upgrade 75 school buildings over the next 10 months with high-efficiency bathroom fixtures with a goal of reaching 500 buildings, and roughly 40,000 bathroom fixtures, by 2018, resulting in an estimated 4 million gallons of water conserved each school […]

"Brooklyn Housing Matters: Tackling Affordability" at St. Ann's Church (Matthew Taub)

standard St. Ann’s Housing Forum: Widespread Struggle for Affordability, But Few Solutions

“I don’t recognize my neighborhood anymore,” said Victor Li of Kensington. “No one can stop the developers.” “I live on Franklin Avenue, and our landlord has pulled one maneuver after another,” offered Elisa Holland of Bed-Stuy. “They want the rent-controlled tenants out, and […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.13.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.13.14)

 [A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Friday, June 13th, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO De Blasio re-nominates Regina Myer as president of Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp [BE] Chocolate Works Opens on Montague; Karl is There With […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.12.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.12.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Thursday, June 12th, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Le chocolat, c’est magnifique: French chocolatier is the new Willy Wonka of Montague Street [BE] High School Students Put Together Exhibit on […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.11.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.11.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO The Day After Vandalism in Brooklyn Heights Only the Citibike Station Has Been Cleaned [BHB] Pedestrian ‘Bouncy Bridge’ in Brooklyn Bridge Park […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.10.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.10.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Piano Mysteriously Washes Ashore Under Brooklyn Bridge [Gizmodo via RoadTrippers] Brooklyn Pride Week Kicks Off With Interfaith Service in Brooklyn Heights [News12] Light-Filled Greek […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.09.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.09.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Monday, June 9th, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Levin, other Brooklyn notables celebrate HOPE graduates [Brooklyn Eagle] ‘The Fence’ to Open at Brooklyn Bridge Park June 16th [Brooklyn Eagle] Downtown […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.08.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.08.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Sunday, June 8th, 2014. Updated periodically. Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace Residents Enjoy Warm Weather in Prospect Park [News12] Williamsburg & Greenpoint Northside Festival Booms in Williamsburg [New York Times] […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.07.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.07.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Saturday, June 7th, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO John Street Pasture Open for the Summer [DUMBO NYC] What Exactly is a “21st Century Library?” [Brooklyn Heights Blog] Country Music at […]