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Councilmember Brad Lander Wants Google to Reduce Left Turns [South Slope News]
Park Slope Squirrel Folds Its Pizza Slice Like a Real New Yorker [Gothamist]
Neighbor Sets up Doggy Port-a-Potties on Union Street [Park Slope Stoop]
Commemorate a Loved One With a Bench in Fort Greene Park [Fort Greene Focus]
City Is Sending 50 Sex Offenders for Housing at Bushwick’s Nonprofit for Homeless [Bushwick Daily]
Todd P Pulls Music From SummerScreen Because of Vitamin Water Branding [Gothamist]

Photo by Gina C on Flickr

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DOT to Resurface Borough Park Roadways [Eagle]
Court Ends Concrete Workers Strike, Work Resumes at Two Brooklyn Sites [Crain’s]
Two-Story, 10,000-Square-Foot Retail Building Coming to 240 Smith Street in Carroll Gardens [NYY]
Permits Filed: 40 Debevoise Street in Williamsburg [NYY]
Compass to Open First Brooklyn Office — in Park Slope [TRD]
Eight-Story Residential Building Planned at Site of Missing Crown Heights Mural [DNA]

The Steinhardt Conservatory at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran

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Joey Chestnut, Hot Dog Eating Champ, Is Dethroned in Coney Island [NY Times]
ReBar, Once a Brooklyn Wedding Destination, Is Now a Neighborhood Blight [NY Times]
A Photographer Finds Abundant Life in and Around the Gowanus Canal [NY Times]
Home Renovation in Brooklyn and Beyond: Time for a Hotel? [NY Times]
City Promises 1,200 Affordable Apartments in East New York [Crain’s]
Photos: Waiting for the Fireworks in Brooklyn [Gothamist]
Developer Buys Building in Ocean Hill Near Broadway Junction for $33 Million [TRD]
Homeless Given One Day to Leave Long-Term Shelter in PLG [Pix11]
Townhouses of Cobble Hill Near the Finish Line at 110-126 Congress Street [NYY]
Revealed: 180 Concord Street in Downtown Brooklyn [NYY]
East New York Rezoning Outreach Proposals Leave Residents Uneasy [DNA]
Bus Countdown Clocks Coming to Bed Stuy’s Fulton Street Transit Hub [DNA]

Kids in Jeppe Hein’s “Appearing Rooms” in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Photo by Barney Bishop on Flickr

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In Bushwick, an Art Show Collides With a Yard Sale [NY Times]
Protesters Clash at American Flag Burning Event at Fort Greene Park [NY Daily News]
What Are Houses Selling for in Marine Park? [Eagle]
Brooklyn Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo Condemns Fort Greene Flag Burning Before Event [NYO]
Permits Filed: 731 and 733 Bergen Street in Prospect Heights [NYY]
Flank, Carlyle Group Secure $175 Million Loan for the Boerum [TRD]
Brooklyn Manhole Fires Trigger Delays on F and G Trains, MTA Says [DNA]
Map: 10 New Residential Buildings Coming to DeKalb Avenue [DNA]

Waterlab playground at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran

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The “Next Generation of Hotels” Is on Its Way to Brooklyn [NY Post]
Tourist Takes Selfie on Outer Beam of Brooklyn Bridge [NY Daily News]
Community Weighs in on Question of a New Middle School for Pacific Park B15 Building [AYR]
Revealed: 555 Waverly Avenue in Clinton Hill [NYY]
Flyers With Apparent Anti-Semitic Slur Is Actually Poster’s Name [DNA]
Long-Awaited Windsor Terrace Key Food to Open July 17 [DNA]
Bierkraft Is Closed for Good With No Explanation From Owners, Employees Say [DNA]

Dancers at Weeksville Heritage Center.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran

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New York City Board Votes to Freeze Regulated Rents on One-Year Leases [NY Times]
After de Blasio Dustup, South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Reactivated [Crain’s]
Domino Sugar Refinery Could Live on in Photobook [CO]
Revealed: 875 Dekalb Avenue in Bed Stuy [NYY]
Restaurant Refuses Buyout for Big Brunner-Fischer Fulton Street Development in Bed Stuy [TRD]
Greenpoint Affordable Units Starting at $400-a-Month to Be Ready by 2017 [DNA]
Kentile Floors Sign Could Get New Home Beneath Subway Tracks [DNA]

Pacific Street in Cobble Hill.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran

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Clinton Volunteers on Hunt for Brooklyn Apartments [NY Times]
Rent Freeze in the Forecast for New York City [WSJ]
Brooklyn’s First Carnegie Library, in Williamsburg, Becomes a Haven for Artists [WSJ]
What’s the Deal: Greenland Gets Construction Loan, Bushwick Development Gets Hotel [WSJ]
Studios at Windsor Terrace’s 22 Caton Start at $1,750 [Curbed]
New Williamsburg Condos Try Really Hard to Lure Hipsters [Curbed]
New NYU Polytechnic Incubator Planned at Former Brooklyn Industrial Complex [Crain’s]
Prospect Plaza Affordable Housing Rises In Ocean Hill [NYY]
Revealed: 641 Dekalb Avenue in Bed Stuy [NYY]
Brunner, Mandel to Pay Nearly $700 per Square Foot for Williamsburg Parcel [TRD]

Terra cotta tiles on Putnam Avenue in Bed Stuy.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran

 

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Court Street Turns Into Brooklyn’s Madison Avenue With French Baby Boutique [NY Daily News]
As 421-a Tax Break Sunsets, Developers Rush to File Permits in Brooklyn and Beyond [WSJ]
Developer Plans Two-Story Addition to Mall in Midwood [CO]
$450-a-Month Parking Spaces Arrive in Dumbo [DNA]
Artist Uses Shipping Containers to Build Studio in Red Hook [DNA]
Nearly 250 Apartments Vacant in Ingersoll and Whitman Houses, Audit Finds [DNA]

Hanging on the corner in Red Hook.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran

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Brooklyn Startups Pitch Spacesuits, Bitcoin Apps [WSJ]
The Center for Fiction Is Moving to the Brooklyn Cultural District [Eagle]
Al Sharpton to Protest Brooklyn Street Named for Confederate Army Leader [Biz Insider]
Live on Top of a Downtown Brooklyn Hotel From $2,400 [Curbed]
Sugar Hill Buys Vacant Williamsburg Rental Building for $37 Million [TRD]
New Myrtle Avenue Building May Rise Two Stories Higher Than Expected [DNA]

King Street in Red Hook.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran

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Pieces of Concrete Fall off Long Neglected Building on 3rd Street in Gowanus [PMFA]
Clinton Hill Debates Pros and Cons of Putnam Triangle Plaza [Fort Greene Focus]
What to Eat on a Day Trip to Brighton Beach [Gothamist]
Craft Shop With Café and Garden Celebrates Opening on Church Avenue [DPC]
Tonight, CB9 Elections; Tomorrow, Meeting on Crime [Q Parkside]
Franklin Avenue Bar Approved for Liquor License Over Concerns From Locals [DNA]

Photo by Juni Safont

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City Allocates $5 Million to Move Tenants out of ‘Three-Quarter’ Homes in Brooklyn [NY Times]
N.Y. Lawmakers Temporarily Extend Rent Rules, 421-a Tax Break for Development [WSJ]
Forest City Unveils Design of Eight-Acre Park in Atlantic Yards Mega-Development [NY Daily News]
Opponents of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 Speak at Board Meeting [Eagle]
Study Documents Rapid Growth of Brooklyn’s Creative Economy [Eagle]
#StandWithCharleston Interfaith Vigil Brings More Than 1,000 to Barclays Center [Eagle]
Gerald Caliendo Is Designing a Two-Family on an Empty Lot on Lafayette Avenue in Bed Stuy [NYY]
Conversion and Expansion Planned for Williamsburg Warehouse at 82 Ainslie Street [NYY]
Four-Story, Eight-Family Building Coming to 38 Broome Street in Greenpoint [NYY]
Fort Greene Nursing Home to Open New 200-Bed Facility in Red Hook [DNA]
Williamsburg Housing Nonprofit Los Sures’ Buildings Plagued With Issues [DNA]

A row of wood frame houses on Clermont Street in Fort Greene.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran

 

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Block by Block: Park Slope (Video) [NY Times]
Brooklyn Judge Orders Prospect Park Residence Senior Home to Turn on the AC [Eagle]
Peter L. Bray Named Executive Director of Brooklyn Heights Association [Eagle]
Fairway to Open Second Brooklyn Store in Bergen Beach [TRD]
Permits Filed: ODA-Designed Apartments at 169 Graham Avenue in East Williamsburg [NYY]
Three-Story, 10-Unit Building Filed at 424 Glenmore Avenue in East New York [NYY]
Bed Stuy BID Hoping to Attract Retailers to Fill 80 Commercial Vacancies on Fulton Street [DNA]

Community Day at Bushwick Open Studios.
Brownstoner on Instagram
Photo by Cate Corcoran