04/24/14 8:30am


Five Men Are Charged in a Brooklyn Beating [NY Times]
House and Garden Tours in Brooklyn and Beyond [NY Times]
De Blasio Wants to Ban New Wood Fireplaces [NY Post]
Landlord Accused of Trashing Apartments Hit With Subpoena [NY Daily News]
Sunset Park Has the Best Chinatown [WSJ]
Groups Demand “Responsible” Contractors at Park and Watchtower Sites [Brooklyn Eagle]
A Guide to Hispanic Bushwick [Brooklyn Eagle]
If Bank Sells Air Rights, 50-Story Tower Could Sprout on Junior’s Site [Crain's]
How NYC Can Solve Its Affordable Housing Crisis [Gothamist]
Dedicated Bus Lane Coming to Utica Avenue to Ease B46 Commute [DNAinfo]

04/23/14 8:30am


Vet Signs Five-Year Lease in Prospect Heights [NY Times]
East River Floating Pool Set to Drop Anchor in Mid-2016 [NY Post]
As Rents Rise, Some Stuck in Affordable Homes With Moving Too Costly [NY Post]
Fort Greene Church Closing in June [NY Daily News]
McGuinness, Deadly Greenpoint Road, to Become Slow Zone [NY Daily News]
Fears Over Future of Iconic Brooklyn Heights St. George Hotel “Unfounded” [Brooklyn Eagle]
Saint Ann’s Plan is a Theater Wrapped in a Warehouse [Brooklyn Paper]
State: LICH Will Likely Close May 23 [Brooklyn Paper]
Confessions of a Finance Guy Turned Brooklyn Party Promoter [Paper Mag]
B and D Trains Not Running Between Brooklyn and Manhattan, MTA Says [DNAinfo]
Brooklyn Whole Foods Sells Produce Grown on Its Roof [NY1]

04/22/14 8:30am


Bragging of Safety While Many Live in Fear in Public Housing in Brooklyn [NY Times]
Greenpoint Pier Repairs Stalled Two Months After Ramp Collapse [NY Daily News]
In Cobble Hill, Ladling up Bites of Southern Comfort [WSJ]
Sit on Cardboard Chairs at This New Dumbo Design Store [Brooklyn Paper]
Cookbook Authors Face off Live on Stage at Food Book Fair Slam [Brooklyn Paper]
Controversial Developer Guttman Behind Greenpoint Convention Center [Brooklyn Paper]
Talking About Gentrification in Brooklyn and Beyond [Jeremiah's Vanishing New York]
Calvin Coolidge and the “Working Girls” of Stuyvesant [Brownstone Detectives]
Six Towers Over Rail Yard Account for 65 Percent of Phase 2 Housing [AYR]
Meet Alan Dixon: CEO of Dixon Advisory USA, an Aussie firm With Brooklyn Investments [TRD]
Elliman’s Sarah Burke to Head up Brooklyn Operations [TRD]
Dumbo’s Construction Boom Brings Hundreds of Apartments to Waterfront [DNAinfo]
Brooklynian Blogger Leads Tour on New Stores, Development in Crown Heights [DNAinfo]

04/21/14 8:30am


Catholic High School in Windsor Terrace Abruptly Loses Its Fight to Stay Open [NY Times]
A Way for Artists to Live in Brooklyn [NY Times]
Senator Schumer Urges FTC to Examine Sky-High ConEd Bills in Brooklyn [NY Daily News]
Brooklyn Couple Is Using Old Brewery Tunnel to Age Cheese [WSJ]
Good Friday Procession on Brooklyn Bridge Draws Cardinals, Faithful [WSJ]
Urgent Care Center to Replace Five Tenants on Flatbush in Prospect Heights [WSJ]
Dumbo Leader Tweaks Raw Nerve in Brooklyn Heights Library Redevelopment Dispute [BHB]
Brooklyn Heights’ Columbia Place, 1959 [Wooden House Project]
New Crown Heights Antique Store: Reclaimed Home [Casacara]
Teaser Site up for Crown Heights’ 341 Eastern Parkway [BuzzBuzzHome]
The 25 Best Houses in Brooklyn: A Highly Subjective List [Brooklyn Mag]
Bright Hats and Bonnets Fill Brooklyn Churches on Easter Sunday [DNAinfo]

04/18/14 8:30am


Park Slope Developer Keeps One Luxury Condo for Himself [NY Post]
Parents Fight End of Gifted Program at Bensonhurst School [NY Daily News]
Free WiFi Coming to Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn [NY Daily News]
Open Letter to BP Adams: Don’t Sell off our Libraries [Brooklyn Eagle]
Contractor Bolts Traffic Signs to Trees in Williamsburg [Brooklyn Paper]
Brooklyn Led Multifamily Market in February [NY Observer]
Get Veducated With a New Park Slope Centered Vegan TV Show [FIPS]
In Brooklyn and Beyond, Hospitals Become Apartments, Bookstores Urgent Care Centers [TRD]
Ample Hills Ice Cream Store Gives Inside Scoop on Flavors With New Cookbook [DNAinfo]

04/17/14 8:30am


Suburbs Try to Prevent Exodus as Young Adults Move to Cities and Stay [NY Times]
City Investigating Nonprofit Run by Brooklyn President’s Aide [NY Post]
Historians Restore Grave of a Pioneering Brooklyn Baseball Pitcher [WSJ]
Brooklynites Fund Schools, Libraries, Gardens in Participatory Budgeting Vote [Brooklyn Eagle]
Folks, This Is Not Sustainable [Q at Parkside]
Brief Panic in Bushwick Over “Suspicious Package” at Myrtle/Wyckoff [Gothamist]
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossoms Unscathed by Snow [DNAinfo]

04/16/14 8:30am


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


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


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


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


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


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]