Admissions for New York City public pre-k programs opened on Monday, and finding a spot is going to be a challenge for anxious parents from the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill, in Brooklyn’s School District 15, where the number of children is on the rise.
A 55-year-old woman was discovered on the floor with severe head trauma by her neighbor in her Carroll Gardens brownstone. She later died at the Long Island College Hospital.
Over 640,000 Brooklynites attended a Catholic or Episcopalian church in 2010. Most left their dogs at home. The Catholic Church has long held that animal souls are distinct from human souls and, therefore, all dogs do not go to heaven. But every year in the first week of October, Brooklyn churches open their doors to […]
Though the Italian population is decreasing in Brooklyn, its cultural imprint remains. Here’s a look at two businesses that are keeping the Italian alive in the borough.
Although Manhattan rents overall are still more expensive, in the last few years more areas of Brooklyn have began to catch up. And more people are choosing Brooklyn for its lifestyle than its rents.
Weekday mornings Osmond Thorne takes commuters and children to school, but he is not driving a bus or subway train. He is behind the wheel of a 15-person commuter van. The vans are a cheap and convenient way to get around Brooklyn, but they also skirt city regulations by regularly straying outside of their licensed […]
In a neighborhood of maple-colored town houses, there is a maple egg cream. It’s the fall special at the Brooklyn Farmacy, an old-fashioned soda fountain in a refurbished pharmacy in Carroll Gardens. The waiter behind the counter has hair the color of the pumpkins that sit on the steps of the neighborhood brownstones. He grabs an old-fashioned soda […]
Their Numbers Have Fallen and Now Their Cultural Influence is Waning, Amid an Influx of Gentrifiers
Tesla Wyeth Maue made history on April 20th. He was the last baby to be born at St. Vincent Hospital, one of the cities oldest hospitals that closed its doors on April 30. Born to Joetta Maue of Carroll Gardens, baby Tesla was the last patient in the maternity ward weighing 7 pounds and 4 […]