Councilmember Stephen Levin has increased funding for Participatory Budgeting in District 33, which includes Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill. Photo by Mary Frost

How would you spend $1.5 million? Residents of Councilmember Stephen Levin’s District 33 (Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill) will be able to decide which capital projects in their district will receive a piece of $1.5 million this year through the Participatory Budgeting process. In past Participatory Budgeting cycles Councilmember Levin set aside roughly $1 million Read More →

Rendering courtesy of Oliver's Realty Group

Two influential and key figures related to Brooklyn’s waterfront have spoken out publicly to support the city’s housing plan for Pier 6. Michael O’Keeffe, founder of the world-famous and beloved River Café, and Henrik Krogius, an Emmy-Award winning producer from NBC, now retired, and author of history books about Brooklyn’s waterfront, have written statements to Read More →