04/16/14 8:30am

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A No-Kill Approach With Brooklyn’s Feral Cat Population [NY Times]
New Brooklyn Perfume Stores: Atelier Cologne and Twisted Lily [NY Times]
Nirvana Plays Secret Reunion Gig in Greenpoint Dive Bar Saint Vitus [NY Post]
East Flatbush Tenants Suing Landlord Detail Illegal Tactics at Press Conference [NY Daily News]
Advocates: Under-Construction Parking Lot in Prospect Park Is Destroying Parkland [NY Daily News]
In Brooklyn Mentoring Program, Volunteers Get Tattoos Designed by Teens [WSJ]
City Contract Redefines a Neighborhood Boundary [AYR]
How, Where, and Why We Live in Brooklyn: A 2014 Real Estate Guide [Brooklyn Mag]
Landmarked Flushing Theater Will Now Be Condos, Not Rentals [Curbed]
An “Optimistic” Proposal for LICH [Capital NY]
Dior to Show Cruise Line at Navy Yard [NY Observer]
Brooklyn Church Fires Being Investigated as Hate Crime, Police Say [DNAinfo]
Artist Judy Chicago’s Feminist Fireworks Display Coming to Prospect Park [DNAinfo]
Greenpoint to Get a Convention Center [DNAinfo]

04/15/14 8:30am

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Beyond New York, Rent Is Rising out of Reach of Middle Class [NY Times]
Brooklyn Landlords to Repay Over $1 Million in Fees [NY Times]
Battle Continues to Preserve Jackie Robinson’s Home [NY Post]
“All of Brooklyn’s a Stage,” Proclaims Borough President Eric Adams [NY Daily News]
Bushwick Occult Store Seeks Greenspace Funds [NY Daily News]
Dumbo Parks Seeking Designers for Spruce-up [Brooklyn Paper]
Atlantic Yards B2 Tower Must Speed up Construction to Meet December Deadline [Curbed]
Brooklyn Lawmakers Push to Criminalize “Rent Sabotage” [Capital NY]
FIPS Founder on Leaving Brooklyn and Selling From Afar [Brick Underground]
Fort Greene’s Most Affordable Townhouse [BK to the Fullest]
Anatomy of a Brooklyn Mega Deal [TRD]
Rental Prices at Record Highs in Brownstone Brooklyn, New Report Finds [DNAinfo]
Fourth of July Fireworks Returning to East River [DNAinfo]
Park Slope Parents Sign Vow to Be Responsible Bosses to Nannies [DNAinfo]

 

04/14/14 8:30am

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Carol Grimaldi, Co-Founder of Lauded Brooklyn Pizzeria, Dies at 76 [NY Times]
Artist Paints Mural on Ralph’s Bodega in Fort Greene [NY Times]
New York Boomers on Hipster Turf [NY Times]
Room for Debate: The Pros and Cons of Gentrification [NY Times]
After Moving to Boerum Hill for Cheaper Rent, Brecht Forum Closes [NY Times]
Bed Stuy Synagogue Seeks $4.5 Million Fix [NY Daily News]
Explosion, Fire in Fort Greene Brownstone [NY Daily News]
Brouhaha Over the Beachfront Bathroom View [WSJ]
Here’s Graphic Proof That Brooklyn Is Now Manhattan [Curbed]
Once-Troubled Carroll Gardens Building Now Expensive Rentals [Curbed]
Permits Filed: Apartments to Replace Laundromat in Bed Stuy [YIMBY]
Google Maps: Zombie Apocalypse Is Located in Vinegar Hill [Voice]
B2 Tower Gradually Rising as Bergen Tile Comes Down [AYR]
Another Investor Makes Land Grab in Sunset Park [TRD]
Pizza Moto Delivery, Beer Hall and Ramen Burgers Coming to Dean Street [DNAinfo]
CB2 Bid to Take Over Atlantic Yards Jokingly Compared to Crimea Invasion [DNAinfo]
Grand Street to Host Easter Egg Hunt Pub Crawl Saturday [DNAinfo]
Mayfield to Expand With Mexican Restaurant, Replacing Dub-Stuy Records in Bed Stuy [DNAinfo]
Brooklyn Organization Honored for Work With Immigrant Workers [NY1]

04/11/14 8:30am

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Iconic Kentile Floors Sign in Gowanus to Illuminate for One Night [NY Daily News]
Tearful Goodbyes and a Tribute to Long Island College Hospital Staff [Brooklyn Eagle]
Greenpoint: Housing Stock to Cherish [Brooklyn Eagle]
Brooklyn Sales, Rents Set Q1 Records in Crazy Tough Market [Curbed]
Brooklyn Backlash: Where Is the Next Brooklyn? [Gawker]
Last Building in South Brooklyn Portfolio Sells for $31.5 Million [TRD]
Community Board 2 Votes District Lines Be Revised to Encompass All of Atlantic Yards [AYR]
Atlantic Avenue Tunnel Should be Reopened, Brooklyn Historical Group Says [DNAinfo]
Red Hook Bar Bait and Tackle’s Building up for Sale for $1.2 Million [DNAinfo]
Brooklyn Literary Pub Crawl Wants to Raise a Glass to Local Writers [DNAinfo]

04/10/14 8:30am

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New York Today: Cherries Bloom in Brooklyn [NY Times]
Shopping at Space Ninety 8, the Urban Outfitters Concept Store in Williamsburg [NY Times]
Roman & Williams Redo Jenna Lyons’ Park Slope Townhouse for Musician Vince Clarke [NY Times]
A Brooklyn Artist Demands Civility on the Street With Grit and Buckets of Paste [NY Times]
Hordes of Youths Terrorize Crown Heights McDonald’s During Lunch Hour [NY Daily News]
Brooklyn Heights Cinema Raises Over $32,000 in Fight to Survive [NY Daily News]
Immigrants Bolster Housing Values in Canarsie and Beyond [WSJ]
Funding for Pier 6 Viewing Platform Expected This Year [Brooklyn Eagle]
Did Greenpoint Factory Sell? [Brooklyn Eagle]
Four Condos in a Renovated Townhouse Premiere on Bergen Street [Curbed]
New $2,000-Plus Billyburg Rentals Tout “Life Beyond Bedford” [Curbed]
Best of Brooklyn Building to Be Announced at Annual Real Estate Summit [REW]
Photo Essay: Interrupting Violence in Crown Heights [MSNBC]
Brooklyn Heights Citi Bike Station Removed for Con Ed Work [DNAinfo]
Eastern Parkway Residents Fear Seven-Story Apartment Building Addition [DNAinfo]

04/09/14 8:30am

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An Interview With the Founder of Brooklyn-Based Real Estate Firm Ideal Properties [NY Times]
A Recent Commercial Real Estate Transaction in Park Slope [NY Times]
Two Brooklyn Based Furniture Makers Are True Tastemakers [NY Post]
B37 Bus Returning to Brooklyn [NY Daily News]
Prospect Lefferts Gardens Residents: Let Us Keep a Low Profile [Brooklyn Paper]
Book Lovers to New Library Honcho: Hands off the Brooklyn Heights Branch [Brooklyn Paper]
Open Season at Bushwick Sculpture Garden [Brooklyn Paper]
Steve Witkoff on Domino Sugar Redevelopment and Union Labor [Crain's]
Four Condos in a Renovated Townhouse Premiere on Bergen Street [Curbed]
Aptsandlofts.com Enters Bed Stuy [Curbed]
Even Professors and Engineers Can’t Afford Many Brooklyn Homes [Curbed]
David Lynch Will Make Rare Appearance In Brooklyn [Gothamist]
Boerum Hill Fixer Upper That Sold for $900,000 Now Asks $2.5 Million [Brick Underground]
Kushner to Convert Brooklyn Law Buildings to Mansions [TRD]
Prospect Heights Craft Fair to Help Fund School Arts Program [DNAinfo]

04/08/14 8:30am

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Ex-Councilman Barron Upstages Mayor at East New York Housing Groundbreaking [NY Times]
Arts Education Lacking in Central Brooklyn, Report Says [NY Times]
Sheepshead Bay Native Receives Birthday Letter Sent by Mom in 1969 [NY Post]
Civic Group Asks City for $300 Million to Repair and Stop Sale of Brooklyn Libraries [NY Daily News]
Mayor de Blasio’s Cabinet, High-Level Staffers Mostly Reside in Brooklyn [NY Daily News]
Locals Only at Urban Outfitters in Williamsburg [Brooklyn Eagle]
Pols, Activists March Against Bushwick Slumlords [Brooklyn Paper]
Developer Makes a Killing in Bushwick [Crain's]
Resurrected Bushwick Rental Will Finally Start Leasing Soon [Curbed]
Neo-Traditional Slope House Looks Just Like Rendering [Curbed]
Brooklyn’s Hipster Economy Challenges Manhattan Supremacy [Bloomberg]
Brooklyn Teachers Push Back Against High-Stakes Testing [Nation]
Pre-K Seats More Than Doubling in Fort Greene Schools This Fall [DNAinfo]
Fort Greene May Be Getting Its First Karl Fischer Building [DNAinfo]

04/07/14 8:30am

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Neighborhood Joint: The Indoor Outdoor Gardener in Bay Ridge [NY Times]
Ophira Eisenberg’s Walk-Up Cave in Boerum Hill [NY Times]
New York Yimby: Sure, Build It in My Backyard [NY Times]
Much Yet to Do on Affordable Homes [WSJ]
State Tests Prompt Protests in Brooklyn [WSJ]
Check out the Next Boaz Gilad Project to Afflict Brooklyn [Curbed]
Astroturf at 456 Grand [Curbed]
Deal With LICH Bidder Faces Unprecedented Hurdles [Crain's]
Proposed: LPC Review Before Any Building Older Than 50 Years Is Demo’d [Crain's]
Long-Stalled Bed-Stuy Rental Tower Finally Ready for Tenants [Curbed]
Williamsburg Woman Fell to Death Trying to Climb Into Boyfriend’s Kitchen Window [Gothamist]
Dumont Is Being Evicted From Williamsburg Space of 12 Years [Gothamist]
Notorious Bushwick Slumlord Blames Tenants for Demolished Apartments [Gothamist]
Designers Wanted: Launching Dumbo Circuit Fitness Loop [Dumbo]
DOT Installs Traffic Light at Dangerous Bed Stuy Intersection [DNAinfo]
Spring Finally Blooms as Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossoms Open [DNAinfo]
Brooklyners Enjoy Spring Sunshine in Prospect Park [DNAinfo]
Final Votes Cast in Brooklyn Participatory Budgeting [DNAinfo]

04/04/14 8:30am

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Brooklyn Housing Court, Like Many City Renters, Can’t Find a New Home [NY Times]
An Art Critic’s Guide to Galleries in Brooklyn, an Embattled Utopia [NY Times]
Hungry City: Lucky Luna in Greenpoint [NY Times]
City Council Wipes Brooklyn Housing Group’s Tax Bills [NY Post]
Adam Driver Moves From Brooklyn Heights Apartment [NY Post]
Red Hook’s Coffey Park to Get Long Overdue $2.3M Spruce Up [NY Daily News]
Bushwick Warehouse Owner Invites Tenants to “Join the Gentrification” [NY Daily News]
Median Rent in Brooklyn Hits $2,890, Virtually in Same League as Manhattan [NY Daily News]
In Flatbush, Orthodox Jewish Women Lead Latest Dance Craze: Kosher Zumba [WSJ]
Brooklyn Students Ponder a Citi Bike for To-Go Coffee Cups [WSJ]
Art of Brooklyn Film Festival Coming to Bay Ridge [Brooklyn Eagle]
Brooklyn Quilters Stitch Downtown Show Together [Brooklyn Daily]
P.S. 321 Staff, Parents Protest “Terrible” Test This Morning [NY Mag]
Officials Talk Crash Prevention at Packed Brooklyn Vision Zero Town Hall [Streetsblog]
Brighton Beach Synagogue Gets New Glass Dome [News 12]
Experts Parse Domino Sugar Deal [TRD]
Four Bike Corrals Proposed for Fort Greene and Clinton Hill [DNAinfo]
Fake Speed Limit Signs Protest Slow Zone Decision in Bed Stuy [DNAinfo]
Bed Stuy Exhibit Celebrates Black Women in the LGBT Community [DNAinfo]

04/03/14 8:30am

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Boite: Black Bear Opens in Old Galapagos Space in Williamsburg [NY Times]
Plans for an Outdoor Gym in Dumbo This Summer [NY Daily News]
Brooklyn’s Artsiest House Is for Sale [Brooklyn Eagle]
LICH Bidder Has Ties to SUNY Board Chair [Crain's]
Arthur Miller Spawn Sell Brooklyn Heights Co-op for $2.4 Million [NY Observer]
Cobble Hill’s Last Exit Bar to Close at End of April [DNAinfo]
Smorgasburg Bakers Opening Dessert and Cocktail Bar on Franklin Avenue [DNAinfo]

04/02/14 8:30am

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Landlord Menachem Stark Died Without a Will [NY Daily News]
Rabbi Resigns, 12 Staff Let Go, Budget Overrun at Park Slope Synagogue [NY Daily News]
Brooklyn Developer, Others Acquitted by Jury [WSJ]
Traffic Backed up for Miles in Brooklyn Due to BQE Accident [WSJ]
Once Holy, Now Home in Cobble Hill [WSJ]
Brooklyn Officials, Transit Advocates Slam Diversion of $30 Million From MTA [Brooklyn Eagle]
Council Questions Domino Developer’s Math [Crain's]
Greenwood on 4th Update [Curbed]
Grandparents Invade the Hipster Haven of Brooklyn [NY Observer]
City Comptroller Scott Stringer Visits Brooklyn Matzoh Factory [News12]
A, C and F Trains to Undergo Sandy-Related Tunnel Repairs [DNAinfo]
DOB Upholds Zoning of Rock and Roll Playhouse Site — for Now [DNAinfo]

 

04/01/14 8:30am

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An 8th Grader, a Gun and a B15 Bus Rider in the Way [NY Times]
A Damp Spin Through Brooklyn [NY Times]
Spike Lee Slams Times Critic in New Anti-Gentrification Rant [NY Post]
Judge Shuts Down Brownsville Fish Processing Plant [NY Daily News]
Coney Island Group Hopes to “Interrupt” Violence [NY Daily News]
Atlantic Avenue Less Fatal, More Brutal [Brooklyn Paper]
Exec Director of Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership Picked for City-Wide Post [Crain's]
Eastern Parkway Rental-Turned-Condo-Turned-Rental Building Shows Itself [Curbed]
Crown Heights Church-Replacing Apartment Building Revealed [Curbed]
Confessions of a Black Brooklyn Gentrifier [The Root]
House Call: Jaipur by Way of Brooklyn [Remodelista]
There Will Be Condos at 263 Union in Williamsburg [BuzzBuzzHome]
Construction Workers Open New Cafe in Bed Stuy [DNAinfo]
Growing Interest in Gardening Prompts Ingersoll Residents to Build New Plot [DNAinfo]
Brooklyn Man Who Lived to 112 Always Looked at the Bright Side, Relatives Say [NY1]