We’re taking off early today and won’t be publishing Monday in honor of the Columbus Day holiday. Have a great long weekend and see you back here Tuesday!
A Look at Brooklyn, then and now. Beer helped make Brooklyn. Beer also enabled the German American community in Bushwick, Williamsburg and beyond become the most successful immigrant group in New York. At its peak, at the turn of the 20th century, Brooklyn was called the beer brewing capital of the country, with over fifty […]
A run-down but historic building at 71 Irving Place has been gutted and renovated and is back on the market. Last year, a section of the facade of the multifamily apartment building crumbled while it was for sale for $975,000. At the time, it was marketed as a gut renovation or teardown. Instead of razing it, […]
The United States Postal Service and Community Board Two hosted a public hearing on Thursday evening about the relocation of two post offices: the Pratt Station Post office at 524 Myrtle Avenue and the Times Plaza Station Post Office at 542 Atlantic Avenue. Each location’s lease agreement will soon expire, at which point both property […]
Yesterday, the City Council was supposed to vote on the proposed towers at 77 Commercial Street, above, part of the controversial and massive high-rise development plan for the Greenpoint waterfront. But the City Council postponed its vote, DNAinfo reported, citing the need for “further negotiations.” A date for the vote, which is the final and […]
The Bogus Neighborhood Brands of Brooklyn [NY Daily News] SantaCon Pub Crawl Happening in Bay Ridge [NY Daily News] Red Hook Residents Fuming Over Proposed $23K-Per-Year Private School [NY Daily News] Long-Awaited Coney Island YMCA Set to Open Later This Month [NY Daily News] 53 Broadway 100 Percent Leased [Curbed] The Crown Heights Retail Affair […]