‘Brooklyn Matters’ Screening

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.

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Hundreds Rally in Support of Prospect Park West Bike Lane

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Hundreds of Brooklynites gathered this morning at Grand Army Plaza to show their support for the redesigned Prospect Park West. They made a statement that should be hard for elected officials and the press to miss: Most people who live in the neighborhoods near PPW like biking and walking on the new, traffic-calmed street and […]

Off-Route Semi Truck Driver Kills Cyclist in Park Slope [Updated]

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Cyclist killed in Park Slope when he “collided into the rear tire” of tractor-trailer on 6th Ave: NYPD. pic.twitter.com/0KjFtYL1nD — Andy Newman (@andylocal) April 20, 2016 Update: Times reporter Andy Newman tweeted a DCPI notice concerning this crash. NYPD identified the victim as 33-year-old James Gregg. Police say the truck driver and Gregg were traveling […]

Park Slope Passes on Traffic-Calming, Ped Safety & Bike Lanes

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Gowanus Lounge reports on the debate over DOT’s 9th Street redesign plan at last night’s Park Slope Civic Council meeting. The Civic Council voted overwhelmingly to "table" a plan that would provide the neighborhood with improved pedestrian safety on one of the most hazardous streets in the area, enhanced cyclist safety along a key access […]