Tag Archives: Downtown Brooklyn

MTA Connects Subways in Downtown Brooklyn

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be opening a new subway stop in Downtown Brooklyn. According to NY1, the MTA announced it is opening a transfer connector between Jay Street and Lawrence Street, connecting riders from the A, C and F lines at Jay Street to the R line at Lawrence Street. Not only will the […]

Construction Company Settles Discrimination Probe Out of Court

Prosecutors in Brooklyn say a construction company agreed to pay $20 million to resolve an investigation that claimed the company falsely reported hiring minority subcontractors on several New York City projects. The Schiavone Construction Company signed a nonprosecution agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Downtown Brooklyn on Monday, says the Daily Eagle. The company […]

Quaker School to host 31st Annual Holiday Extravaganza

A school will host their 31st Annual Holiday Extravaganza in two weeks, according to Brooklyn Heights Blog.  Brooklyn Friends School, an independent Quaker school in downtown Brooklyn, will host its winter festival on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The festival will include a holiday plant and wreath sale, crafts activities by local artisans, […]

Downtown Brooklyn Getting Tourist Friendly

Tourist friendly maps and kiosks will appear in the next few months in Downtown Brooklyn, the New York Post reports. 45 Kiosks in all will be installed as well as 33 directional signs pointing to places like Fort Green and DUMBO according to Michael Weiss, Executive Director of the Metro Tech Business Improvement District. His […]

Housing in Brooklyn is All About Location

Throughout most of Brooklyn, the housing market has rebounded from the slump that followed the economic collapse of 2008. While the number of new properties being sold in America is currently the lowest in recorded history, Brooklyn has seen an increase in total sales and sales prices in the past year. But the health of […]

Brooklyn Gets a Barneys

By Cambrey N. Thomas At 10 a.m. on a busy morning the doors of Barneys’ new outpost in downtown Brooklyn opened for the first time and the locals walked by nonchalantly as if its windows were still covered with paper. “Are you from Brooklyn?” asked the greeter at the door who wore red aviator glasses. […]