04/24/14 4:30pm

Politicians Consider Barclays Center for 2016 Democratic National Convention [CBS]
Greenpoint’s Newtown Creek Boathouse Is Still in the Works [Curbed]
City Council to Approve Domino, After a Final Negotiation [Capital New York]
New Round of Rehab Begins on Ocean Parkway Mall [Sheepshead Bites]
Million-Dollar Floor-Through Apartments: 777 Carroll Street [BK to the Fullest]
The Long Transformation of the Brownstone at 132 2nd Place [PMFA]
With an Air of Inevitability, “Kale Chips” Graffiti Is Taking Over Park Slope [Gothamist]
Gotham SideWalks’ Bike Tours Examine Brooklyn’s Glorious Baseball Past [BHB]
Prices of Town Homes on Clarkson — Just $6,500 in ’13!! [Q at Parkside]
Brooklyn Borough President Aims to Crack Down on Scuzzy Landlords [Bedford+Bowery]
New Mexican Restaurant Brings Hefty Burritos to Underhill Avenue [DNAinfo]

 

04/23/14 4:30pm

Pierhouse Starts to Take Shape Beside Brooklyn Bridge Park [Curbed]
The Apocalyptic Landscape Near the Kosciuszko Bridge Is Now Complete [Greenpointers]
Four Arrested in Williamsburg Beating of Gay Black Man [Gothamist]
Senior Housing in Bed Stuy Will Undergo $6 Million Upgrade [DNAinfo]
Crown Heights Drivers Ticketed up to 88 Percent More This Year, Police Say [DNAinfo]
Paintings by Neighbor Karen Friedland Chosen for Kings County Hospital Walls [Ditmas Park Corner]
Tie Baron Seeks to Build Five-Story Retail Development on Kings Highway [Sheepshead Bites]
Tenant Profiles in “Brownstone” Brooklyn [The Q at Parkside]

Photo by Juni Safont

04/21/14 4:30pm

New Spin Studio Opening on Flatbush [FIPS]
Landlord Won’t Let Lulu’s Be Gay [Greenpointers]
British Pathé Releases Historic Newsreels of Coney Island [ATZ]
Met Food Building on Smith Street in Boerum Hill Is for Sale [PMFA]
Greenpointers Now Face a Transit Outage on Two Fronts [Capital New York]
Fort Greene Under $2 Million: Another Platinum Member Take-Down [BK to the Fullest]
Greenpoint Named America’s Best ‘Hood for Millennials [Business Insider]
The Lost Synagogues of Brooklyn Remembered [Karma Brooklyn]
Green Roof Tops Neighbor’s House [Q at Parkside]
The Bean to Open New Williamsburg Shop Thursday [DNAinfo]
New Long Island College Hospital Could Top $1B [Crain's]

Photo by Anthony Fine

04/18/14 4:30pm

Metropolitan Avenue G Train Stop Appears to Be Getting a Touchscreen Kiosk [Brokelyn]
Graffiti Burners in Brooklyn [Animal NY]
Patrick Stewart Wants to Ban Strollers in Park Slope [Intelligencer]
Photo of the Week: Changing Corners of Bed Stuy [Brooklyn Historical Society]
What Will Become of the Huxley Envelope Building in Greenpoint? [Greenpointers]
Every Single Place That’s Ever Been Called the “Next Williamsburg” [Free Williamsburg]

Photo by Juni Safont

04/15/14 4:30pm

Teaser Site out for 210-Unit Greenpoint Development at 1133 Manhattan Avenue [BBH]
The Bergen Tile Building Is Gone [Park Slope Stoop]
See Films by Ditmas Parkers, in Theaters and From the Comfort of Home [Ditmas Park Corner]
Brooklyn Church Fires Being Investigated as Hate Crime, Police Say [DNAinfo]
Get Your Grilled Cheese Fix at The Wheelhouse’s Grand Opening Party Tonight! [Bushwick Daily]
Eight-Story Building Planned for Vacant Lot in Bed Stuy [YIMBY]
Local Barista Tabitha Holbert Making Film [Q at Parkside]
Bishop Ford High School Closing Its Doors in June [South Slope News]
Ugly Dumbo Parks to Become Workout Course [Brooklyn Paper]

Photo by Eugene Gannon

04/14/14 4:30pm

Coming Soon: Shop the Food Book Fair’s Pop-up at the Wythe Hotel [Racked]
Using Data to Defend the Prospect Park West Bike Lane [FiveThirtyEight]
The Church Avenue Street Fair Is Sunday, April 27 [Ditmas Park Corner]
Community Board 11 Approves 16th Avenue Private School Expansion [Bensonhurst Bean]
Sandy-Ravaged T.G.I. Fridays Redesigned, Set to Reopen April 28 [Sheepshead Bites]
Jesa’s Bay Ridge Cool — House Tour [Apartment Therapy]
Can Vision Zero Survive Tabloid Editorial Boards? [Streetsblog]
How the Real Estate Deal Behind 470 Vanderbilt Avenue Came Together [TRD]
Coney Island’s Luna Park Opens for the Season [DNAinfo]

Photo by Juni Safont

04/10/14 4:30pm

Firm Picked to Run LICH Paid $95 Million to Settle Medicare Fraud Suit [DNAinfo]
De Blasio’s First 100 Days Speech: Vision Zero Has “Just Begun” [Streetsblog]
Superlative-Packed Nine-Story Condo Building Coming to Ocean Avenue [Sheepshead Bites]
Plant Wall, Speedy Dishwasher Not Enough to Snag $7.6 Million for Cobble Hill Home [Curbed]
Six Brooklyn Bars Where You Can Watch the Final Season of “Mad Men” [Brokelyn]
Feel the Burn: The Bar Method’s Moving Into Cobble Hill [Racked]
Housing Director Tours Coney Island to Assess Post-Sandy Rebuild [Brooklyn Eagle]
Local Thrill Seeker Bummed out Cyclone’s Rotting Wood Got Replaced [Gothamist]
Intox-egg-ated: Grand Street Hosts Boozy Easter Egg Hunt for Adults [Brooklyn Paper]
The “Ultimate Stoner Cupcake” Is Coming to Bedford Avenue [Bedford+Bowery]

Photo by Anthony Fine

04/09/14 4:30pm

Mapping Crown Heights’ Crazy Residential Building Boom [Curbed]
Learn to Forage in New York City at the Food Book Fair Brooklyn [Untapped Cities]
Marketing Boost for Bed Stuy Two-Family: 435 Putnam Avenue [BK to the Fullest]
Elite Gym Is Now Open on Coney Island Avenue [Ditmas Park Corner]
Check out Swoon’s Magnificent Site-Specific Installation at the Brooklyn Museum [Gothamist]
Hare Krishnas List Brooklyn Headquarters for $60 Million [TRD]
One of Gowanus’ Priciest Buildings Comes With No C of O and a Stop Work Order [PMFA]
These Neighborhood Improvement Projects Will Get Participatory Budgeting Funds [KarmaBrooklyn]
Dumbo ReRun Movie Theater Reopens With Horror Flicks and Filmmaker Screenings [DNAinfo]

04/08/14 4:30pm

Neighbors Plot Challenge to Seven-Story Building Planned in Brighton Beach [Sheepshead Bites]
Brooklyn Navy Yard Head Reappointed [Crain's]
In Bath Beach, Demographics Change [Crain's]
Newly Released NYPL Maps Show Beautiful Old Renderings of Our Area [Ditmas Park Corner]
Four Condos in a Renovated Townhouse Premiere on Bergen Street [Curbed]
Arts in Bushwick Held a Panel on the Future of Affordable Housing [Bushwick Daily]
Bushwick’s Massive New Beer Garden, The Well, Aims to Open Next Month [Bedford+Bowery]
Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital Update: Renovating and Open for Business [BHB]

04/04/14 4:30pm

Real Affordability for All Coalition Blocked Flatbush Avenue During Protest [Brooklyn Paper]
Citi Bike Could Be Saved by Proposal in Congress [Crain's]
My Bushwick Ride-Along Ended With a Shooting [Bedford+Bowery]
Some Artists Built a Bodega Inside a Bushwick Gallery [Bedford+Bowery]
New Dawn for the Flatbush Trees [Q at Parkside]
Photo Tour of Urban Outfitters’ Space Ninety 8, Opening Today in Williamsburg [Racked]
Summertime Openings Expected for Second and Third Brooklyn Shake Shacks [Brooklyn Eagle]
NYC’s Micro Neighborhoods: Little Poland in Greenpoint [Untapped Cities]
Marty Markowitz Lands Tourism Gig in the de Blasio Administration [NY Observer]

04/03/14 4:30pm

New Greenpoint Gym to Offer Triathlon Training and Rooftop Yoga [DNAinfo]
How Brooklyn’s Oldest Industrial Area, Dumbo, Morphed Into a Hip ‘Hood [Curbed]
These Photos Inside the Domino Sugar Refinery Are Incredible [Curbed]
Closings of Note: Brooklyn Is the Burbs for Ballers [BK to the Fullest]
The Queen Is Dead! Last Exit Bar to Close [Brooklyn Paper]
Photo of the Week: Red Hook Library [Brooklyn Historical Society]
How Red Hook Might Look With Hurricane Fortification [Gothamist]
Community Garden at the Flatbush Library Needs Your Help [Q at Parkside]

04/02/14 4:30pm


Montague Street’s Heights Café to Reboot With New Menu, New Chef, New Vibe [BHB]
FIDO’s Coffee Bark Returns to Prospect Park April 5 [South Slope News]
East Village Trattoria Max Has Finally Reopened in South Williamsburg [Bedford+Bowery]
It’s Official: Vice Is Taking Over the Beacon’s Closet Space [Bedford+Bowery]
Food Trucks Return to Prospect Park This Weekend [Ditmas Park Corner]
Dance Doc Goes Where Film Has Never Gone Before: East New York [L Magazine]
This “Join the Gentrification!” Pamphlet Advertises Bushwick Retail Space [Animal NY]