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 […]
The late activist Jane Jacobs -- opponent of powerful city planner Robert Moses and author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, the 1961 critique of 1950s urban planning policy -- would have turned 100 years old on May 4. To celebrate her birthday and honor her legacy… Read More > The post […]
A Brownstoner reader wants to know: Why are kitchens most often found in the back of a townhouse's parlor floor, instead of the front? We love the front-of-the-house kitchen in this Park Slope brownstone -- featured in The Insider earlier this year -- but have you seen any other examples? Share… Read More > The […]
In the News Shutdown or Less Service? MTA Weighs Two Options for L Train Project [NYT] 500 Affordable Units to Rise on NYCHA Land in Brooklyn and Beyond [NYT] New Developments Battle Brownstones in Boerum Hill [NYP] Ethan Hawke Is Remodeling His Boerum Hill Home [Eagle] Suit: State Booting Frail Slopers From Old Folks’ Home [BK Paper] Bed […]
This three-bedroom duplex, on the garden and parlor floors of a four-story townhouse on Dean Street in Crown Heights, is newly and fully renovated and has some nice original details. It's quite spacious at around 2,000 square feet, and it's got three-and-a-half baths, so three roommates could share it and… Read More > The post […]
Brooklyn is changing before our eyes, and few neighborhoods are changing as fast as Dumbo. Over the past three decades or so Dumbo has been transformed from an industrial relic to a chic urban oasis. 51 Jay Street is currently 70 percent sold and is now offering remaining two- to four-bedroom residences priced from… Read More > The post […]