Coney Island boardwalk

Mayor de Blasio’s Aide on Homeless is Resigning Amid Crisis [NY Times]
Smorgasburg in Prospect Park is an Absolute Traffic Nightmare [NY Post]
East New York Landlord Sued for Allegedly Refusing to Rent Using City Subsidy [NY Daily News]
Once-Troubled Youth Use Murals to Transform Brownsville [Eagle]
Second Phase Begins for Verrazano Bridge Repairs [Eagle]
Already Under Repair, Brooklyn Bridge Will Need More Work [Capital NY]
Permits Filed: 123 Linden Boulevard in Flatbush [NYY]
Permits Filed: 856 Washington Avenue in Prospect Heights [NYY]
Eastern Consolidated Sues Waterbridge Over Radegast Deal [TRD]
Brunner’s Bed Stuy Rental Deal Complicated by Suit [TRD]
Fire Breaks Out at McKibbin Lofts in East Williamsburg, FDNY Says [DNA]

Coney Island.
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Photo by Hannah Frishberg

Brooklyn Heights

Mayor de Blasio Authorizes Emergency Measure to Aid Homeless People [NY Times]
Builders and Brewers Look to Tap Into Brooklyn’s Beer Heritage [NY Times]
This Homeless Couple Is Cleaning Up a Bay Ridge Park [NY Post]
Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Academy Finds Space to Dance in Dumbo [WSJ]
Six-Story Mixed-Use Building With Bakery Coming to Williamsburg [CO]
Crown Heights Slowly Beginning to Draw Tourists [News 12]
Four-Story, 10-Unit Residential Building Planned at 568 Lafayette Avenue in Bed Stuy [NYY]
Ex-Net Darryl Dawkins Dies at 58; Pitched Atlantic Yards in China [AYR]
Crowdfunding Site Lets Rookie Real Estate Investors Get Piece of Bushwick [DNA]
Six-Story Residential Building Under Construction on Bushwick Avenue [DNA]

Brooklyn Heights.
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Photo by Barbara Eldredge

Fort Hamilton Parkway Dyker Heights

At This Boerum Hill Church, Everything Must Go [NY Times]
WWII Memorial Back on Display in Downtown Brooklyn [NY Post]
Dyker Heights Feels the Stress of Change [WSJ]
East New York Residents Fighting City’s “Worst Landlord” [News 12]
Three-Story, Six-Unit Residential Building Planned At 438 Humboldt Street, Williamsburg [NYY]
Revealed: 535 Lorimer Street in Williamsburg [NYY]
Saturday Street Closures Near Barclays Center [AYR]
Michelin-Starred Restaurateur Opening “Speak-Easy Sushi Bar” Near Barclays [DNA]

Fort Hamilton Parkway in Dyker Heights.
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Photo by Laura Leebove

Sunset Park Brooklyn church

As Service Gaps Remain, City Says Verizon Broke Promise on FiOS [NY Times]
Sidewalk Blackboards Offer Some Chalk ’n’ Chew in Williamsburg and Beyond [NY Times]
Cobble Hill Association Torn Over Leader as LICH Development Looms [Eagle]
Bossert Hotel Opening Missed Summer Deadline in Brooklyn Heights [Eagle]
Jewish Leaders Blast Nadler at Crown Heights Rally After He Backs Iran Deal [NYO]
In Culture Funding, Manhattan’s Loss Is Brooklyn’s Gain [Blouin ArtInfo]
Four-Story, Six-Unit Mixed-Use Project Revealed at 491 Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill [NYY]
Brooklyn Nail Salons Protest Increased Regulations With One-Day Strike [DNA]

Church in Sunset Park.
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Photo by Cate Corcoran

11th Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn

A Conversation With the President of Pierhouse Developer Toll Brothers [NY Times]
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions in Brooklyn and Beyond [NY Times]
DOE to Rezone Overcrowded P.S. 8 in Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo [Eagle]
Site Unseen: Bush Terminal Park Is Brooklyn’s Best-Kept Secret [BK Paper]
Revealed: 157 Tompkins Avenue, Bed Stuy [NYY]
Dance and Spoken Word Coming to Weeksville for September BEAT Festival [DNA]
Developer Slate Property Group to Give $80K in Grants to Local Artists [DNA]
The Apartment of the Future Displayed in the Navy Yard Is Efficient and Affordable [DNA]

Wood-frame houses on 11th Street in Gowanus.
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Photo by Cate Corcoran

Jalopy Theatre Columbia Street Red Hook

Joylynn Holder of Brooklyn Forest and Her Steadfast Batter Bowl [NY Times]
At Afropunk Fest, a Kaleidoscope of Fashion [NY Times]
Society of Old Brooklynites Continues Tradition of Honoring the Battle of Brooklyn [Eagle]
NYC to Probe Secular Education at Jewish Schools, 38 in Brooklyn [Eagle]
Controversial Bill Could Wipe Out Landmarks Backlog, Up for Vote September 9 [Curbed]
Business Farms Tilapia on Bed Stuy Rooftop [News 12]
A Pair of 85-Year-Old Twins From Williamsburg Want to Sail Around the World Until They Die [Patch]
The Ultimate Guide to Nine of Brooklyn’s Best Neighborhoods [Business Insider]
SO-IL Conceives a Concrete Art Gallery for an Industrial Brooklyn Neighborhood [designboom]
Doomed on Dean Street: Three Houses Wait for Wrecking Ball [AYR]
Coming on Flatbush: Restaurant Seeks Liquor License Next to Shake Shack [AYR]
Compass Builds Up Brooklyn Presence With Second Borough Office in Williamsburg [TRD]

Columbia Street in Red Hook.
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Photo by Laura Leebove

Sunset Park 4th Avenue Brooklyn

Tax on $3.6 Million Williamsburg Loft Is Just $24 [Post]
Brooklyn Heights Drone Was Taking Pics for Montague Street Renderings [Eagle]
Red Hookers Say City’s Planned Ferry Stop is Impractical [BK Paper]
Welcome to Postcolonial Bushwick [Awl]
A Chick-fil-A Grows in Brooklyn? Eventually, Yes… [CNBC]
Five-Story, 10-Unit Residential Building Coming to 1204 St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights [NYY]
Four-Story, 21-Unit Mixed-Use Building Filed at 408 Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick [NYY]
Spitzer’s First Development Foray “Socks” the Waterfront [TRD]
Mural Inspired by Floating Gardens Unveiled on Toxic Gowanus Canal [DNA]
PHOTOS: Brooklyn Rocks Out at Afropunk Fest [DNA]

4th Avenue in Sunset Park.
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Photo by Cate Corcoran

hawk in Prospect Park

Afropunk Festival Brings Music, Dancing and Haute Street Fashion to Fort Greene [NY Times]
Four-Story, Six-Unit Residential Building Coming to 1346 46th Street in Borough Park [NYY]
Four-Story, Four-Unit Condo Project Filed at 132 Waverly Avenue in Clinton Hill [NYY]
14 Photos of Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach in the 1980s [Gothamist]
$3.3 Million Allocated for Affordable Housing in Brooklyn, Boro Prez Says [DNA]

A hawk in Prospect Park.
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Photo by Hannah Frishberg

Gowanus wood frame house

Home is Where the Work Takes Him (in Red Hook) [NY Times]
Design Guru Wants $2.37 Million for Mod Bed Stuy Brownstone [Post]
North Shore-LIJ Hospital Expands Into Brooklyn [WSJ]
Burger Joint, Cosme Near Deals at Industry City [CO]
It Appears That Roberta’s Owes $482,000 in Unpaid Taxes [Gothamist]
New Boaz Gilad Condos in Bushwick Start at $329,000 [Curbed]
Eight-Story, 82-Unit Residential Building Planned at 1825 Ocean Avenue in Midwood [NYY]
Landmarks Wants Reduced Scale on Park Slope Pavilion Theater Project [NYY]
Developers Add Art to Buildings to Boost Cachet — and Prices — in Brooklyn and Beyond [TRD]
Senegalese Designer Closes Fulton Street Shop to Move Back Home [DNA]
20-Foot Sunset Park Sinkhole to Close Streets for Months [DNA]

Wood frame house on 11th Street in Gowanus.
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Photo by Cate Corcoran

Brooklyn Heights window

At Lucali in Carroll Gardens, Pizza for the A-List and the Landlady Upstairs [NY Times]
LPC Sends Pavilion Theater Condo-Conversion Plan Back to the Drawing Board [Eagle]
Is This the Most Peculiar House in Brooklyn Heights History? [Gothamist]
Revealed: 490 Lefferts Avenue in East Flatbush [NYY]
Permits Filed: 216 Freeman Street in Greenpoint [NYY]
Blesso Buys Williamsburg Site With 190K Buildable Square Feet for $33 Million [TRD]
Sign Up for Free Dance Classes at Bed Stuy’s Performance Art Studio [DNA]

A window in Brooklyn Heights.
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Photo by Barbara Eldredge

Bay Ridge Summer Stroll 2015

El Cortez Bar Brings the Beach to Bushwick [WSJ]
Governors Island, a Favorite Brooklyn Summer Getaway Spot [Eagle]
Red Hook Developer Est4te Four Seeks Partner With $100 Million [Crain’s]
Four-Story, Two-Unit Townhouse Coming to Vacant 72 Clifton Place, Clinton Hill [NYY]
GPB Enters Contract on Boerum Hill Development Site on Schermerhorn [TRD]
As Murals Go up, Residents Around Atlantic Yards Call for More Transparency [DNA]
Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Have Saved Longtime Williamsburg Senior Center [DNA]

Bay Ridge Summer Stroll on 3rd Avenue.
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Photo by Laura Leebove

Men in Dumbo

In Kensington: Ice Cream With a Family on Top [NY Times]
Brooklyn’s Unused Upper Floors Offer an Emerging Market [WSJ]
The Great Brooklyn Staycation at Brooklyn Bridge Park [Eagle]
Catsimatidis Caps off Fort Greene Building Named for Wife [BK Daily]
Gowanus Canal Neighbors Will Perform Ritual Procession for Patron Saint of Flooding [BK Paper]
Inside the Empire Stores Mid-Transformation in Dumbo (Video) [AN]
Selling off the Brooklyn Heights Library [Counterpunch]
A 150-Year-Old Apartment in Brooklyn Heights [Design Sponge]
Tower Rising Across the Street From BAM Hits 52-Story Peak [DNA]
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Patti Smith Headline Clinton Hill Literary Series [DNA]

Men sitting outside in Dumbo.
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Photo by Barbara Eldredge