As an early phase of the Gowanus Canal cleanup begins, longtime residents and new arrivals alike are looking ahead and weighing costs and benefits
Some small businesses are drowning in waves of gentrification; Loretta Gendville is riding them
A political artist and refugee defies stereotypes, while trying to shake things up
Young professionals across Brooklyn are celebrating the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in new and different ways, including a boozy sukkah crawl.
“I love this nation too much not to call attention to its injustice”
On the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, waterfront businesses reflect on the superstorm that threatened to close their doors for good
The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, a volunteer-run crafts shop with 160 years of history has become a haven for artisans in Brooklyn Heights.
Greenpoint’s Meserole Theater has undergone several transitions since its days showing movies. Now, some think its time to return the building to its former glory.
Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on Sept. 20 and two earthquakes struck different cities in Mexico that same month, two local Brooklyn institutions have opened their doors to organize relief efforts. And while each institution has sought to collect and distribute supplies to natural disaster victims, only one has demonstrated the qualities of a […]
“Is this the best town hall ever?!” yelled Anya Sapozhnikova, the founder of House of Yes, at a packed house in Bushwick’s Market Hotel last night. The crowd cheered, clapped and stamped their feet. Around 400 people had gathered to hear a motley crew of New York’s creatives and council members discuss the future of […]