A screening of Isabel Hill’s documentary about Atlantic Yards. This is presented by the Park Slope Civic Council, the Park Slope United Methodist Church Social Action Committee and the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council.
Focusing on the planned Atlantic Yards development in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, this spirited documentary film reviews how the project gained approval, its potential impact on Brooklyn, and the politics surrounding one of the largest development proposals in the cityâ€™s history. The documentary â€” featuring candid interviews, strong opinions and lively characters â€” is an insightful […]
Just as the weather warms and tourists once again mob the Brooklyn Bridge to admire the skyline and snap some photos, DOT has announced that construction work will narrow the one place on the bridge path that’s even remotely close to comfortably wide. The maintenance work involves “steel improvements at tower locations as well as structural joint […]
Brooklyn is distinctly different and yet such an important part of New York City. The name itself brings to mind tree-lined streets, finely carved rowhouses and beautiful churches and diverse communities, rich in cultural life and ethnic heritage. On the upswing, vibrant and rebuilding itself, Brooklyn faces a new challenge-an uncommon development, designed by world […]
The city will soon start a multi-million dollar overhaul of the Brooklyn Bridge, and while they're adding more space for cars, they're not doing anything about the havoc on the shared cyclist-pedestrian walkway.