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Hip Hop Festival Finale Tomorrow Under Brooklyn Bridge

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival will conclude with a final performance in the Brooklyn Bridge Park space under the Brooklyn Bridge on Water Street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. The show will run from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and feature performances by Nas, with special guests The Soul Rebels; Fabulous; […]

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Empire Stores Redevelopment Plan Revealed

It was announced last week that Midtown Equities had been chosen as the developer for the adaptive re-use of the historic Empire Stores warehouse buildings, which extend along Water Street between Dock and Main streets in DUMBO. There was, however, no immediate announcement of which of the anonymous “team” entries revealed in June was the […]

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BBP Concessions: Somethings Old; Something Moved; Somethings New; Somethings Gone

Brooklyn Bridge Park announced a lineup of concessionaires for the Park this coming spring and summer. Returning to Pier 1 will be the Brooklyn Bridge Wine Bar and Blue Marble Ice Cream. Calexico Carne Asada (photo), which was missing last summer, will return, but to a new location, the Main and Plymouth streets entrance to […]

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Nice Weather This Weekend; Anything to Do?

The weather forecast is encouraging, but with so many institutions, like Bargemisic, which is in good physical shape but still lacks Con Ed power, coping with the aftermath of the Sandy/nor’easter one-two punch, what is there to do if you’re in town? There’s the penultimate Smorgasburg of the season this Sunday, November 11 from 11:00 […]

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Smorgasburg Comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park Starting Sunday

Smorgasburg, the popular food fest that has attracted crowds to the Williamsburg waterfront on Saturdays will start having Sunday sessions at the Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park, at Water and Dock streets in the Fulton Ferry Historic District, starting this Sunday, September 9.

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L Magazine Names Three Brooklyn Heights Blocks Among Borough’s 50 Best

L Magazine has surveyed Brooklyn’s multitude of blocks, and named its fifty best in various categories. Two blocks completely, and one partially, in the Heights made the cut. The winner in the “Best Block for Historical Significance” class is Montague Terrace (see photo above). It was here, way back in 1776 at the “Battle” of […]

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Toll Brothers to Build in DUMBO?

Toll Brothers, whose plans for development along the Gowanus Canal may be stymied if the Canal is declared a superfund site, has purchased a vacant lot bounded by Water, Jay, Bridge and Plymouth streets, in DUMBO, and may seek to build a high rise residential building there. The Brooklyn Paper: The mammoth suburban developers — […]

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