New businesses are opening along Myrtle Avenue with help from the Myrtle Avenue Partnership BID while the vacant lot across from Myrtle Plaza is being tended to by a local congregation.
With rain coming down, Brooklyn residents like Frank Vasquez sought the great indoors.
Like many other New Yorkers, Evan and Vlad took a break from the city and went to New Hampshire and upstate New York for the Independence Day weekend.
Pratt Institute students and faculty are finding ways to deal with the fire that destroyed years’ worth of student art early Friday morning.
Firefighters battled a four-alarm blaze early this morning at the main building of the Pratt Institute, the art school in Clinton Hill.
Friday marked the beginning of the People’s Recovery, a three day summit in Brooklyn, dedicated to the continuation of grassroots relief efforts in areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy last October. “It’s a crisis. It’s an absolute humanitarian crisis,” says summit organizer Justin Wedes. “There are people who are still seriously suffering, there are […]
The Brooklyn Lens Webcast 4/13/2012 from The Brooklyn Ink on Vimeo. The Brooklyn Lens webcast for the week of April 13, 2012.
After eight years of pursuing his passion and working for the MTA, Brooklyn-bred filmmaker Wilkie Cornelius, Jr. has finally realized his dream of making a movie. He premiered his first film Single Hills at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and hopes to turn it into his Hollywood debut.
By Caitlin Kasunich When Clinton Hill resident Ellie Balk first moved to the neighborhood eight years ago, Myrtle Avenue was very different from what it is today. “Murder Avenue,” she called it, was not a place where residents could walk around and shop, as they do now. Crime was high. Trash was a problem. There […]