How artists old and new are weathering new developments in the neighborhood.
The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club is one example of new investment in the old industrial neighborhood of Gowanus.
And Williamsburg will be the next.
Unemployment figures are one thing. How about the price of bread, the size of the rent hike, or the going rate for balloons?
The twittersphere was ablaze last night with commentary from the storm. Here is a curated feed from our reporters of what was going on in Brooklyn in the midst of the hurricane.
The City Council member uses hyper-local issues and house parties to build electoral support and a campaign nest egg
The Brooklyn Lens webcast for the week of March 30, 2012.
The Lower East Side Ecology Center recently opened an e-warehouse in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn where residents and small businesses can recycle their electronics. This is the first permanent drop off location for the Center, which has been promoting electronic recycling throughout New York City since 2003. Produced by Cristabelle Tumola and Rebecca Ellis.
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 […]