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 →

Scaffolding surrounds the former Long Island College Hospital's (LICH) Fuller Pavilion, at Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street. Photos by Mary Frost

Boarded up windows, chains on a playground fence, netting and debris littering the ground behind construction fences are the signs of the demolition soon to come to the former Long Island College Hospital’s (LICH) 12-story Fuller Pavilion and eight-story Othmer Pavilion. Fortis Property Group, which purchased the 20-building LICH campus in Cobble Hill for $240 Read More →