Columnist, Sam Howe recently penned his response to a Letter to the Editor regarding his Howe’s Brooklyn editorial on housing plans at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6.  Read Sam’s response below: No, actually the BHA was right. While I cannot speak officially for the BHA, they usually fight the idea of something that might be negatively precedent-setting. I Read More →

The triple cantilever of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE). Eagle photos by Scott Enman

Famed traffic planner and former city official “Gridlock” Sam Schwartz told Brooklyn Paper Radio on Monday that the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway’s (BQE) half-mile triple cantilever section — which runs between Atlantic Avenue and the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Heights — is in need of major work. The BQE is a triple cantilever — meaning the Promenade, northbound highway Read More →

Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia. Photos courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum

On Wednesday, April 20, the Brooklyn Museum will host the sixth annual Brooklyn Artists Ball — its yearly fundraising gala celebrating Brooklyn’s creative community — honoring Brooklyn-based art-world influencers Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia. Those who attend the event will be the first to view a major new installation, “Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective, 1999-2016.” Music world Read More →