About Teresa Genaro

Author Archive | Teresa Genaro

Is The Bossert Back?

If so, the Eagle is on it. Following reports of a party on the Bossert’s famous roof (on which the Brooklyn Dodgers celebrated their only World Series win), the Eagle contacted one of the hotel’s owners, who said, “We plan to make  a major announcement soon.” The hotel has been under renovation since it was sold in […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Never Mind the Bollards, Here Are The Local Landmarks

If local officials have their way, habitues of the Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park might need to watch where they’re going. According to the Eagle, the city has been considering since last fall the installation of retractable bollards at entrances to the Park and the Promenade, spurred by the attack on the West Side walking path in […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 7 }

Battle Brewing Over Park Bridge On Montague

It was just a matter of time. A few days ago, we shared Brooklyn Paper‘s news about the possibility of an access bridge from Montague St. to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Today, the Eagle writes about the inevitable objections raised by Montague St. residents. Montague Street to Brooklyn Bridge Park will ruin the “peace and relaxation” of the […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 31 }

BBP Infrastructure Updates: Swimming In Construction

The ever-on-top-of-it reporters at Brooklyn Paper have more info on the good news/bad news about the permanent pool coming to the neighborhood. The good news is that the pool is expected to be completed in about two years. The bad news is that its construction may well wreak havoc on park access. When I first posted […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 7 }

The Subway Is Going to Pieces

Literally. The sky is falling. Multiple news outlets reported yesterday that a piece of the ceiling over the 4/5 platform at Borough Hall simply fell at around 3pm on Wednesday. @NYCTSubway I heard a loud bang, I turn around, and a part of the ceiling COLLAPSED. This was on the Manhattan bound 4/5 train platform […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 5 }

Coming up: Stuff-A-Sack Sale at Underground Thrift Store

A couple of times a year, the Underground Thrift Store (which is upstairs at Plymouth Church) clears its shelves and you, dear customers, are the lucky recipients. On Sunday, June 17 and Sunday, June 24 from 12:30 – 4:00  pm, for $25 you can “stuff a sack” with clothes and shoes for men, women, and […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Dog Vaccines Today at Borough Hall

Thanks to Mary Frost and the Brooklyn Eagle for this info. Because of the continued spread of canine influenza, you can get your dog (or cat) vaccinated for free today at Borough Hall from 11 am – 4 pm. Details of the symptoms of the canine flu here.   Share this Story: Tweet

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 1 }

A Permanent Pool For Brooklyn Bridge Park

Posted by Brooklyn Bridge Park on Twitter this morning: HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT: A permanent pool is coming to BBP! The location of the pool will be Squibb Park, which sits above Pier 1 and is connected to BBP by Squibb Park Bridge. We are thrilled to add such a desired amenity by park visitors and the […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 18 }

Attention Dog Owners: Canine Influenza

From the good folks at Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital, we learned today that there have been at least two confirmed cases of canine influenza in our borough. They sent us this helpful link from Merck Animal Health. Although the bivalent flu vaccine is not mandated by New York City or State, BHVH recommends that all dogs […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 1 }

All That Shooting? It’s Not Your Imagination

Over the last few weeks, those little multi-colored notices on trees and street signs have flourished almost as efflorescently as the white blossoms that are harbingers of spring in our neighborhood. Locals, though, don’t welcome the signs with quite as much enthusiasm as they do the blossoms. The Brooklyn Eagle reports what we always know to be […]

Share this Story:
Read full story · Comments { 4 }