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Public Hearing for Pier 6 Towers Scheduled for This Thursday Evening

A public hearing for the proposed towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be held this Thursday, July 30th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen Street.   As previously reported, the meeting is the direct result of a lawsuit settlement between People for Green Space Foundation and […]

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Times Reports on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “New Vistas”

In Sunday’s New York Times Lisa W. Foderaro reported on recent developments in Brooklyn Bridge Park, including the soon-to-open outer portion of Pier 6 (photo), the Park’s southernmost pier, located near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. She interviewed Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation president Regina Myer, who said: Pier 6 is a space where people can […]

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Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Coming Week

Monday evening’s (July 27) event in the “Books Under the Bridge” series, at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1 starting at 7:00, will be “a celebration of Harper Lee” in which Brenda Bowen, Caroline Zancan, and Ezra Goldstein will read and discuss selections from Ms. Lee’s much loved classic To Kill a Mockingbird and its […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Brooklyn Bridge Park has plenty on tap for adults and kids this weekend. On Saturday, July 25, staring at 7:00 p.m. on Pier 1’s Harbor View Lawn, Gibney Dance Company will present a performance by Heidi Latsky Dance (photo): On the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Heidi Latsky Dance […]

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Hot Enuf 4 Ya?

Yeah, it’s hot. Hot enough to fry an egg on the Promenade pavement. It’s gonna be even hotter tomorrow, they say. So, someone must be lovin’ it. Yeah. Lizz, of Lizzmonade is lovin’ it. Art appreciation is up, at least for Jeppe Hein’s “Appearing Rooms” on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Your correspondent found temporary […]

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Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Week

Tomorrow evening (Monday, July 20) starting at 7:00 at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s “Books Under the Bridge” series continues with readings by Jami Attenberg (photo) and Kate Bolick read from their works. This event is curated by DUMBO’s powerHouse Arena. It’s free, and no RSVP is necessary. There’s […]

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A Tour of the Historic Brooklyn Waterfront

A photologue of a tour of historic sites along the Brooklyn waterfront, from Newtown Creek to Bay Ridge, provided by the Working Harbor Committee. For the complete photologue and text, see here.

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Community Board 2 Approves Library and Pier 6 Housing Plans, Both With Conditions

In a sometimes tumultuous meeting (see photo) Wednesday evening, with frequent shouting, chanting, and heckling from the public attendees, especially during the consideration of the Land Use Planning Committee’s recommendation that the planned sale of the Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library be approved, with conditions, the full Community Board did approve that […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Bargemusic has a full schedule this weekend, starting with a “here and now” concert Friday evening, July 18 starting at 8:00, featuring works by Pierre Boulez, Ronald Stevenson, and Essa-Pekka Salonen–two of whom, Boulez and Salonen, are prehaps better known as conductors than as composers; Stevenson is also known as a performer and writer–played on […]

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The Times Checks In On Squibb Park Bridge

Just like the rest of us, the New York Times wonders just what the heck is going on with the bridge from Columbia Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. For the third time since last fall, the Times takes on the story. When it opened in the spring of 2013, the bridge, based on catwalks found in state […]

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