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High Rents Force Brooklyn-Based Fashion Network into Garment District

High rents in Brooklyn pushed Manufacture New York to open its first fashion incubator in Midtown.

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Boerum Hill Studio Rents Drop 9 Percent in One Month, a New Report Says

Studio rental prices in Boerum Hill dropped more than 9 percent between November and December last year.

New York City »

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Catch a parade, a festival or some great drinks to honor this Mexican holiday.

Boerum Hill »

Boerum Hill Residents Invite Burglars by Leaving Doors Unlocked, Police Say

Police say local residents in Boerum Hill are inviting burglars into homes by leaving doors unlocked.

Elmhurst »

Community Board Approves New 'Slow Zone' For Elmhurst

The new zone will reduce speeds by 10 mph and add speed bumps and signage to the area.

Boerum Hill »

Landlord Uses Hurricane Damage in Attempt to Evict Tenants, Lawsuit Says

Tenants at a damaged Brooklyn building say their landlord ordered them to leave or face eviction.

Boerum Hill »

First Lady of France Visits the Invisible Dog Arts Center

The First Lady of France Valerie Trierweiler took a private tour of the Invisible Dog Arts Center.

Boerum Hill »

Boerum Hill Community Garden Produces Plants For Natural Dyes

Boerum Hill has recently become a place to grow plants used to produce natural dyes for the community.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Atlantic Avenue BID Plans to Improve BQE Underpass

The Atlantic Avenue BID plans to make the tunnel under the BQE more inviting to pedestrians.

Boerum Hill »

Boerum Hill Set to be Brooklyn's Only Slow Zone

Boerum Hill is one in 13 neighborhoods city-wide selected to become a new slow zone.

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Stained Glass Window in Doomed Boerum Hill Church to Be Saved

A stained glass window in the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer will be rescued from demolition.

Boerum Hill »

Jay-Z, Justin Bieber Among Barclays Center Opening Shows

The Barclays Center has an all-star fall concert lineup, including Jay-Z, Bieber and Barbra Streisand.

Boerum Hill »

Smack Fu Game Merges Martial Arts and Darts

A Boerum Hill resident has re-enginered a Vietnamese game into a new urban sport called Smack Fu.

Boerum Hill »

Children's Salon and Ramen Restaurant Coming to Boerum Hill

A new ramen noodle restaurant and a children's hair salon are expected to open on Smith Street.

New York City »

Two NYPD Officers Killed in Brooklyn Granted Medals of Honor

Posthumous awards were given to officers Alain Schaberger and Peter Figoski who were slain in Brooklyn.

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