Brooklyn

A list of all the Michelin-starred restaurants in NYC

No doubt about it, NYC is a foodie town. Not only do our hole-in-the-walls and bodegas whip up some super satisfying cheap eats, but our fine dining …

Restaurants

Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment loses condos, gains more affordable housing

City Council member Laurie Cumbo made the announcement about the new agreements on Tuesday<p>Last week, news emerged that city officials were working to scrap the condo component of the Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment in Crown Heights. On Tuesday, that came to pass. City Council member Laurie …

Housing

Inside Brooklyn bakery selling 'luxe loaves' of bread for as much as $20

She Wolf Bakery's head baker Austin Hall took ABC News' "Nightline" behind the scenes where they use organic flour and whole grains from New York …

Organic Food

Redevelopment plan for Bedford Armory clears council subcommittee

A city council subcommittee on Tuesday approved some revisions to a controversial development proposal in Brooklyn.<p>The deal removes luxury condos …

Cost of Living

12 Brooklyn Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

BROOKLYN – Thanksgiving is two days away! Too busy to plan a homemade Thanksgiving dinner? Don’t like to cook? Kitchen too small to prepare a turkey …

New York City

East Harlem rezoning and Crown Heights armory project add $200 million to taxpayers' tab

City Council committee unveils compromises on a pair of controversial proposals<p>A proposal to redevelop the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights …

Real Estate

What can we expect in tonight’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Two Turkeys

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE: L-R: Melissa Fumero and Andy Samberg in the “Two Turkeys” episode of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE airing Tuesday, Nov. 21 (9:30-10:00 PM …

TV

Borough of dives: A guide to Brooklyn’s best no-frills watering holes

<i>See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.</i><b>By Colin Mixson</b><i>Brooklyn Paper</i><i>The owners of Boerum Hill’s Hank’s Saloon announced they will close the beloved dive</i> …

Mike Myers

Congregation helps repair fire-ravaged Brooklyn synagogue

In the wake of Tuesday’s accidental fire that devastated a Brooklyn synagogue, members of the congregation drew together and labored through the …

West Indies

This quirky mural now covers the site of a Brooklyn megaproject-to-be

The building will eventually be demolished to make way for apartments, schools, and cultural space<p>A black-and-white mural by the artist Katie Merz has appeared along Brooklyn's Flatbush Avenue, part of a developer's plan to activate vacant buildings at a site that will eventually be developed into …

Borough with a view: Brooklyn beckons with new hotels, other perks

Jake Gyllenhaal is walking into my New York hotel.<p>It's not on Fifth Avenue or one of the trendy corners of Lower Manhattan. It's in Brooklyn. And it …

Lifestyle

Joining a new startup takes bravery — but the rewards can be huge

When Tiffany Sun, head of content strategy at Happify, joined the company nearly five years ago, she was only its fifth employee.<p>The Boerum Hill …

Lifestyle

What to watch on Thanksgiving weekend

I’ve always had a strict no television policy during Thanksgiving. It’s fine if a houseguest wants to watch the parade in the morning, but once the …

Helen Mirren

Alderman: Liquor retailer Binny's eying former Whole Foods space in south Evanston

Binny's Beverage Depot, a Chicago-based liquor and alcoholic beverage chain, is eyeing a new shop in the old Whole Foods building in Evanston, city officials said.<p>Ald. Melissa Wynne, 3rd Ward, held a community meeting on Wednesday to talk about the proposal.<p>Binny's has not yet submitted any …

Chicago

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall - Takeaways from a Keen Observer

<b>By Brad Vogel; Gowanus Dredgers</b><p>On Thursday, November 16, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez keynoted a town hall meeting on the state of the Gowanus Canal …

These copper-clad luxury apartment buildings -- complete with an amenity-filled skybridge -- will gradually turn green over time

The two towers -- one at 40 stories tall, and one at 49 -- have an unusual 'bendy' structure. They look like they're leaning or veering away from …

Cops looking for man who tried to rape woman in Brooklyn

Cops are hunting for a man who attacked a woman and tried to rape her in Brooklyn this week.<p>The woman was walking near Bath and 20th Avenues at 3 …

New York City

Courageous woman fights off would-be rapist in Brooklyn

A brave woman managed to fight off a creep who threw her to the ground and tried to rape her in Brooklyn, cops said.

Crime

Here's how much money you should be making to afford the rent in 12 of New York's most expensive neighborhoods

• <b>Rents in New York City are increasing at double the rate of incomes.</b>• <b><br>In many neighborhoods, the median monthly rent is much higher than the median income in its borough.</b>• <b><br>Manhattan is home to the city's most expensive neighborhoods.</b><p>As New York City rents become more expensive, many residents are …

Property (UK)

Brooklyn woman punched in subway for complaining about ‘manspreading’

A stranger stepped forward to defend a Brooklyn woman who was punched in the face for complaining about “manspreading” while riding the subway …

Liberal View

Coliving company Common has struggled to return security deposits

Former resident of Boerum Hill property plans to file suit to get back her $2,000 deposit; Common says it’ll pay everyone back.<p>When Carrie Crossley, a video game designer who creates educational programs for teens, relocated to New York City for work earlier this year, she sought to find a living …

Real Estate

The Bra Ladies of New York

<i>This week, women’s social club</i> <i>The Wing</i> <i>launches</i> No Man’s Land<i>, its first print magazine, with stories rolling out exclusively on the Cut.</i><p>It’s hard to …

Fashion

Brooklyn rooftop vineyard sets lofty sights on wine market

Wine lovers may be willing to drop thousands of dollars on a bottle from Napa or Tuscany.<p>But what about one from a rooftop vineyard here in the …

Cracks on Soniat Canal Bridge force lane closure on West Metairie Avenue | NOLA.com

Significant structural problems with the Soniat Canal Bridge in Harahan has forced the indefinite closure of one east bound lane of West Metairie …

New Orleans

Gowanus Canal-fronting luxury rentals reveal posh amenities, including roof pool

Peek at 363 Bond’s amenities, a few months after the leasing launch<p>It’s been a few months since leasing launched at the Gowanus Canal-grazing rental at 363 Bond Street, and now the developer Atlantic Realty Development is offering us a peek at the 12-story building’s swanky amenities.<p>Right at the …

Luxury

ODA will design a 10-story, garage-replacing Dumbo building

The developer purchased the property from the Jehovah’s Witnesses last week<p>Last week, a Jehovah’s Witnesses-owned single-story Garage in Dumbo sold to a developer; now plans have been filed for the site located at 74 Adams Street (with an alternate address of 98 Front Street). YIMBY first reported …

Jehovah's Witnesses

Avocado Rat is Brooklyn’s hipster version of Pizza Rat

Manhattan has Pizza Rat — and now Brooklyn has Avocado Rat.<p>The hip rodent was filmed carrying the fad brunch item in its mouth along the subway …

New York City

Inside Brooklyn’s Building 77, a Modern Manufacturing Palace

Inside Brooklyn’s Building 77, a Modern Manufacturing Palace<p>At the Navy Yard, a refurbished bunker-like structure is unveiled as a gleaming new …

Williamsburg affordable housing lottery offers 15 apartments from $867/month

Amenities include a fitness center, a lounge, and a landscaped roof terrace<p>The seven-story mixed-use building rising at 94 North 3rd Street, a few blocks from the Williamsburg waterfront, just launched the lottery for 15 affordable apartments, or 20 percent of the building’s 75 total units.<p>The …

Housing

Remembering the Black Central District, Part Two: Race and Chicken Wings In Brooklyn

The Hollow Nickle bartender apologized and apologized. by Charles MudedeDown the road from the wing incident at the Hollow Nickle. Charles Mudede<br>This …

Seattle