Brooklyn BookBeat In his “Brooklyn Heights Crime Series,” set in 1930, former Brooklyn Borough Historian John Manbeck looks at Heights institutions past and present — the docks at the foot of Montague Street, the Hotel Margaret, Patricia Murphy’s Candlelight Restaurant and the Brooklyn Daily Eagle itself — as seen through the eyes of the cops at the Poplar Street precinct house. Read More →

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

The tower-in-the-making over at City Point in Downtown Brooklyn wears a bright ring of paneling — kinda looks like a crown, doesn’t it?

On Friday, we caught sight of the regal facade of the massive residential and retail development, reigning over Flatbush Avenue Extension.


Ingenious tourists have come up with a new twist on the Brooklyn Bridge “locks of love” phenomena: “garbage of love.” The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) periodically removes thousands of padlocks inscribed with heartfelt declarations from the Brooklyn Bridge walkway. So visitors have increasingly taken to expressing their love – or something – Read More →