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Boerum Hill »

Two-Story Commercial Building Planned for Vacant Smith Street Lot

Permits were filed last week for a 10,000 square-foot building at 240 Smith St.

Cobble Hill »

2-Story Retail Center Proposed for Court Street in Cobble Hill

Developers are planning to construct a "modern yet contextual" building in the historic district.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Escape Music Festival Moves to Governors Island After Failing to Get Permit

The Port Authority did not issue a permit for concert organizers to use the Red Hook Container Terminal.

Cobble Hill »

Solar Energy to Help Power Film Screenings at Cobble Hill Cinemas

The indie movie theater is installing solar panels on the building's roof, owners said.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Music Fest Tickets On Sale Without Final Permission to Use Venue

Organizers of Escape Music Festival are negotiating a deal with Port Authority, which manages Pier 9.

Carroll Gardens »

Man Building 2-Story Brooklyn Treehouse Using Items He Found in Trash

A Carroll Gardens brownstone owner is building a treehouse from recycled materials.

Gowanus »

Two Letters Removed From Kentile Floors Sign

The iconic sign's "K" and "E" were taken down Thursday evening.

Gowanus »

Kentile Floors Sign Will Be Removed and Relocated

The iconic Gowanus sign's letters will be reinstalled in a new location after removal, officials said.

Gowanus »

Kentile Floors Sign Might be Torn Down, Report Says

The iconic sign at Ninth Street and Second Avenue may be removed according to reports and city permits.

Carroll Gardens »

Bar to Appoint 'Hall Monitor' for Rowdy Patrons

Brooklyn Social must appoint someone to keep drinkers quiet in its backyard, Community Board 6 said.

Carroll Gardens »

Children’s Music School Is Nightclub in Disguise, Locals Say

Residents were alarmed to hear the Rock and Roll Playhouse requested late-night hours, they said.

Midtown »

City Council Votes to Limit New MSG Permit to 10 Years

Local leaders hailed the vote, which they said will help clear the way for an expansion of Penn Station.

Midtown »

Quinn's Influence Helped Push MSG Vote Through, Council Colleagues Say

Christine Quinn had a key role in bringing about the likely limit on Madison Square Garden's new permit.

Midtown »

City Council Committee Recommends Limiting MSG Permit to 10 Years

The vote marked a resounding defeat for Madison Square Garden.

Midtown South »

MSG Says It's Being 'Held Hostage' After City Limits Permit to 15 Years

Madison Square Garden's permit includes a clause for the arena to reapply in 2028, angering critics.