Get news about Fort Greene and Clinton Hill in our daily roundup, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music's summer slate of youth-oriented programs and the third annual Art of Brooklyn Film Festival coming to St. Joseph's College in Clinton Hill.
In today's daily post, you'll find news on the spring opening of the Fort Greene Artisan Market, a Pratt Institute student artwork display at a Gagosian Gallery in Manhattan and a new recording studio in the nabe.
In this crime report, locals told police that their belongings were stolen from cars and trucks, their homes were burglarized and their bank accounts were used in unauthorized ways. Also, disputes between significant others resulted in violence and robberies last week. The trend of robberies on the B38 bus continued last week, with another incident […]
395 Clinton Street: New Meets Old With Regrettable Results [PMFA] Hundreds of Neighbors Raise More Than 30K To Help 773 Lounge Rebuild After Fire [DPC] Learn What’s Happening on 5th Avenue at Upcoming BID Meeting [South Slope News] A Snowball Fight Gone Wrong During the Blizzard of 1888 [Brownstone Detectives] Counterpoint: Brooklyn Bridge Park Condos Are “One of the Greatest Cons […]
The Dumbo Arts Festival won’t return this fall, after 18 years in the gallery-filled waterfront neighborhood, Two Trees announced this afternoon. It began in 1997 as the Art Under the Bridge Festival, a grassroots art initiative meant to attract art lovers and artists to Dumbo. One of the original organizers, Joy Glidden, ran the festival until […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Row houses Address: 578-584 Washington Avenue Cross Streets: Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue Neighborhood: Clinton Hill Year Built: 1868 Architectural Style: Italianate Architect: William Rushmore (builder) Landmarked: No, but in Clinton Hill South historic district on the National Register The story: These four lovely houses are unique in […]
When we were strolling Atlantic Avenue this past weekend, we noticed newcomer Boomwich doing a brisk business. It specializes in heroes, and the menu includes buffalo chicken, cheese steak, cubano, reuben and falafel heroes. The sandwich shop opened at 311 Atlantic Avenue just before Thanksgiving. It’s located between Smith and Hoyt. Anyone been? GMAP…
The recently renovated two-family at 531 6th Avenue in South Slope isn’t exactly to our taste, but we are sure someone will love it. It’s bright and cheerful, and the parlor floor has been opened up and now has a swanky new marble and walnut kitchen. Since the house is small — 16 feet wide […]