Art Abounds at Brooklyn Artists Ball [Forbes]
17 Artists Win Subsidized Brooklyn Rent Through New Two Trees Program [NYO]
There’s a $195 Knife Made From Coney Island Boardwalk Wood [Curbed]
Uber Offering $5 Carpools to and From Williamsburg During Dreaded L Train Shutdown [Gothamist]
Park Slope’s New York Methodist Hospital Adds Trauma Center [DNA]
Movie Screening and “Spring Sing” Karaoke at Carroll Park This Weekend [PMFA]

Photo by Megan Cerullo


City Building 90 “Curbside Gardens” to Help Clean Gowanus Canal [DNA]
Leaky Pipe Alert: The Insurance Option All Brownstone Owners Should Know About [BU]
Smorgasburg Vendors Launch Shuttle Bus During Weekend L Train Shutdowns [Gothamist]
Adams Proclaims April as Brooklyn Landmarks Month [Eagle]
Bringing Community, and Nature, Back to the Banks of Newton Creek [Curbed]
San Francisco-Based “Marine Layer” Open Its (Very Blue) Store in Cobble Hill [PMFA]
Habana Outpost Reopening Signals the Start of Spring in Fort Greene [DNA]

Photo by Axel Taferner


Artists Demand Police Return Edward Snowden Bust [DNA]
East New York, Bed Stuy “Most At-Risk” Brooklyn Areas for Tax Lien Sale [DNA]
Roomies for Toomey’s [Q Parkside]
Playful Brooklyn Loft Comes With Its Own Treehouse and Cabin [Curbed]
Save The Date! The Church Avenue Street Fair Is Sunday, April 26 [DPC]
Garden Apothecary Invites Carroll Gardens Families to Grand Opening [PMFA]

Photo by Megan Cerullo

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Brooklyn Hit With Anti-Hillary Street Art [Weekly Standard]
Landmarked Vinegar Hill Townhouse Sells for Record-Breaking $3.35 Million [DNA]
Developers See Opportunity at Site of Seven-Alarm Fire in Williamsburg [Crain's]
Brooklyn Bridge Park Commits to Pursuing $700,000 Cost to Repair “Bouncy” Squibb Bridge [Eagle]
Cast Your District 39 Participatory Budgeting Vote Starting Tuesday [KensingtonBK]
Portokali, a New Organic Market, to Replace 7-Eleven on Sheepshead Bay Road [Sheepshead Bites]

Photo by Megan Cerullo

prospect park boat house

Navigating Brooklyn From the 17th to the 21st Century [Hyperallergic]
Bed Stuy Nonprofit Board Members Stole Cash and Evicted Families, AG Says [DNA]
NYCHA Will Get $100 Million for Green Improvements [Gothamist]
Help Spruce up the Neighborhood During the Court Street and Smith Street Spring Cleanup [PMFA]
Work Begins on Site of New Seven Story Building on 5th Avenue [South Slope News]
City Marshalls Seize George’s; Restaurant Could be Reopened by Family of Original Owners [DPC]
Brooklyn Box Browns [Gotham Gazette]

Photo by Matt Karp

L train sign

L Train’s Five-Weekend Shutdown Begins Next Week [DNA]
Brooklyn Parking Lot Will Become Eight Apartments, of Course [Curbed]
Gregory’s Coffee Inks Lease for First Brooklyn Spot [CO]
Eagle Provisions to Close in June [South Slope News]
Dasara, the Ramen Noodle Place on Smith Street, Is for Sale [PMFA]
Collect Your Scraps! Q Gardens to Launch Compost Project This Saturday [DPC]
City Taxpayers to Shoulder $2.5 Million Loss on Brighton Boardwalk Bathrooms [Sheepshead Bites]

Photo by Olaf

botanical garden

Reborn Paramount Theater in Fort Greene Will Look Like This [Curbed]
Nine People Hurt in Massive Crown Heights Blaze [DNA]
Gentrification Vultures Are Picking Crown Heights’ Bones Clean [Gothamist]
Bed Stuy CB Freaks out Over Adding Pedestrian Space to Fulton and Utica [Streetsblog]
It’s Time to Check in on Lightstone Group’s Mega Development in Gowanus Again [PMFA]
Tomorrow April 9, Neighbors to Protest Tax Subsidy for Real Estate Developers [DPC]
Coney Island’s First Hotel in Decades to Open This Summer [ATZ]
Facing Issues with Landlord, Brooklyn Belly May Not Reopen [KensingtonBK]

Photo by galvarez51


Nearly 140 Firefighters Battle Bushwick House Fire, FDNY Says [DNA]
Good Samaritan Rescues Kids in Flatbush Fire [DNA]
Brush Fire Breaks out in Prospect Park [DNA]
Greenpoint Woodworkers Pushed out of Shared Factory [BK Paper]
Brighton Boardwalk Bathrooms to Move to Coney Island Avenue [Sheepshead Bites]
Van Leeuwen Flagship Store and Recipe Book Coming Soon! [Greenpointers]

Photo by Laura Holder


Man Says He’s the First to Legally Live in a Trailer in New York City (Bushwick, That Is) [NY Post]
More Ads in Bushwick Encourage Hipsters to Move to Detroit [TRD]
Hole in One! Bedford Avenue Sidewalk a Walker’s Nightmare [BK Paper]
Artists Needed to Help With Large Scale Public Art Project in Bushwick [Bushwick Daily]
The Condos at the End of the Line — Canarsie [Awl]
Forgottentour #88: Coney Island [Forgotten NY]
More Victorians Bite the Dust in PLG [Q Parkside]
Salud on Avenue H Will Soon Reopen After Undergoing Updates [Ditmas Park Corner]

Photo by Anthony Fine

martense street

A Rare Sighting: Swan Swimming on the Gowanus Canal [PMFA]
Mexican Bar and Backyard Taco Truck Opens in Bed Stuy [DNA]
Roller Skating Starts up in Prospect Park This Weekend [South Slope News]
Update on Superfund Nuhart Plastics. Seriously, You REALLY Need to Read This! [Greenpointers]
Williamsburg’s Iconic Graham Avenue Meats and Deli Is Closed [Free Williamsburg]
Enter for a Chance to Win a $100 TKTS Gift Certificate [Sponsored]

Photo by Jeff Reuben


After a Fire, Campaigning for a Greenpoint Park [Curbed]
Poorly Named Williamsberry Reveals Poorly Named Skyhouses [Curbed]
Cobble Hill Photographer Captures a Disappearing Brooklyn [BK Daily]
Nautical School Seeks Ferry from Red Hook to Governor’s Island [BK Paper]
Get Ready for a Very Uncomfortable Year on the Brooklyn Bridge [Streetsblog]

Photo by: Kilgub