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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cuts Science Staff Weeks After Native Garden Debut

The institution's longtime science department was eliminated and four staffers cut amidst improvements.

Prospect Heights »

After Long Hiatus, 'Tell Me A Story' Series Returns to Prospect Heights

Charity Thomas and her Bar Sepia series aim to get new and old neighbors talking in Prospect Heights. 

Crown Heights »

Music Venue Banks on Growing Crown Heights Hot Spot Around 1000 Dean Street

Classon Avenue's newest bar and music venue hopes to leverage crowds from the Brooklyn Flea offshoot.

Crown Heights »

Longtime Utica Avenue Shoe Store 'Rugged Sole' Gets Sleek Boutique Facelift

The brand new Alumni boutique on Utica Avenue wants to be a destination for Brooklyn sneakerheads.

Crown Heights »

Cool Pony Liquor License a Lighting Rod for Angry Neighbors

A new thrift shop has earned the ire of its Franklin Ave. neighbors by applying for a liquor license.

Crown Heights »

Newcomers Forced Out By Rising Rents in Rapidly Gentrifying Crown Heights

Affordable housing initatives aimed at longtime tenants attract desperate newcomers as rents balloon.

Chelsea »

Chelsea's Paradise Cafe Closes After 20 Years

The cafe was forced to close Wednesday after its landlord doubled the rent, Paradise's owner said.

Crown Heights »

Occupy Offshoot Challenges Hard-Won Crown Heights Rezoning Ahead of Vote

The Crown Heights Assembly wants affordable housing and an 'anti-harassment area' included in rezoning.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine Remixes Art and Activism in Crown Heights

A Crown Heights arts and crafts camp is taking on tenants rights.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights' 'Mister Rogers' Shows Many Faces of a Changing Neighborhood

Photographer Ruvi Leider's "Close to Home" inaugurates the new genre-defying arts space on Rogers Ave. 

Crown Heights »

Lula Bagel Gives Nostrand Ave Newcomers a Reason To Get Up in the Morning

For the owner of Williamsburg's Lula Bean cafe, a new Crown Heights venture keeps things close to home.

Bushwick »

'Bushwick Bohemia' Carves Slice of 'Hamptons Bohemia' Art Fair

The art fair features Bushwick artists to complement this year's "bohemia" theme.

Crown Heights »

Franklin Avenue Family Expands Edible Empire Across Eastern Parkway

After 40 years on Franklin Avenue, Tony Fisher extends his popular brand into uncharted territory.

Prospect Heights »

Brooklyn's Best Outdoor Spots for Wireless Workers

Enjoy the sunshine during office hours with Brooklyn's free outdoor workspaces.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Hipsters Get Political as Young Residents Join Community Boards

Neighborhood-minded newcomers are beginning to crop up on staunch old Brooklyn Commmunity Boards.

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