The president of the CLEXY Block Association, which covers Classon, Quincy and Lexington in Bed-Stuy, wrote in about concerns the association has regarding safety on Classon Avenue. In particular, the block association wants a “No Left Turn” sign put in at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Classon Avenue, and clear and prominent signage along Atlantic Avenue designating Bedford as the route for eastbound arena traffic to access the BQE. The president of the block association, Laura Benko, says the following: “Recently streets along Atlantic preceding Classon have all NO LEFT TURNS signs, except for Classon. Classon is almost exclusively a residential street and yet it is being targeted to carry the load of thousands of more cars for event traffic leaving the stadium. In addition, it is a NON- TRUCK route, yet the DOT does not answer hundreds of our 311 requests to get signage that says: NO TRUCKS (except for deliveries).” There’s a petition out now with 400 signatures already. If you’re interested in signing it, there’s going to be a table at the corner of Lexington and Classon this Saturday from 10-2pm. The 500th person to sign will receive a “No Left Turns On Classon” t-shirt.
Photo by Laura Benko
A tipster sent us photos of a new coffee shop on Fulton Street in Clinton Hill called Lunitas, which will serve light fare and sell handmade goods and clothing. The cute spot at 1039A Fulton currently offers baked goods and drinks, but they’ll soon have sandwiches and salads, according to our tipster. As you walk […]
This two-family brick at 419 Halsey looks like the kind of house brownstone hunters always say they want: It’s been in the same family for a few generations, appears to be in decent condition, and has not been flipped. There are tons of original details, including wood work, mantels, shutters and what looks like at […]
Here’s a super-modern apartment atop a prewar building that has a certain wow factor. The two-bedroom co-op at 75 Livingston Street in Brooklyn Heights has incredible views along with a distinctive design. The apartment (which we are guessing is around 1,100 square feet) has been on the market for about a month. It’s not really […]
This three-bedroom, two-bath upper duplex in Boerum Hill is a cute apartment that’s close to the Barclays Center. The dining room and living room both have built-in bookshelves and decorative marble mantles. The 1,550-square-foot pad also has additional storage and office space, according to the listing. The kitchen looks a little small in the picture, […]
The building at 1008 Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park originally opened as a family-owned restaurant in 1927. Players for the Brooklyn Dodgers were known to stop in on their way to nearby Ebbets Field. The address has since lived through countless incarnations — lastly as a Mexican bakery — and now it has become Bar […]