Dozens of Brooklyn residents spoke out against plans to put residential buildings inside Brooklyn Bridge Park during Tuesday night’s public hearing in Cobble Hill. Plans have been in the works for six buildings whose rent would help finance the park’s maintenance and upkeep, reports NY1. A deal between the city and state requires the park […]
By Joi-Marie McKenzie “Baby, baby, baby, where did our love go?” Diana Ross’ voice slides over the speakers in Re/Dress Brooklyn, a vintage clothing shop in Cobble Hill. Three volunteers, wearing coordinated black T-shirts, greeted guests as they came in. While one urged them to pick up flyers promoting the Brooklyn Community Pride Center’s latest […]
Bicycle lanes along Smith and Hoyt streets in Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill will be extended into Carroll Gardens this spring, allowing cyclists to ride from the Gowanus Canal to the Brooklyn Bridge. A handful of parking spots will be eliminated to make way for the new lanes, which will stretch from Bergen Street to […]
After scouting out possible locations for its first Brooklyn outpost, high-end retailer Barney’s Co-op has confirmed it has settled on a location in Cobble Hill. The Manhattan-based fashion clothier confirmed to WWD that the store will open in September at 194 Atlantic Ave., Racked reports.
Small commotion was witnessed on Sunday at around 12:30 p.m. when several firemen descended on the scene at the corner of Pacific and Court Streets, just off Atlantic Avenue, in response to a fire alarm. FDNY didn’t divulge any details about the event, but bystanders claim that a dry cleaner’s shop was the cause of […]
When a fire destroyed Cobble Hill residents Kyung Dong and Kyung Ja Oh’s home, the community jumped up to help their longtime neighbors.