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 →

Senior Vincent Bezecourt scored in the second overtime at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Wednesday evening as two-time defending champion SFC Brooklyn remained unbeaten with a dramatic 1-0 victory over visiting Lafayette. Photo courtesy of SFC Brooklyn Athletics

The St. Francis Terriers, two-time defending champions of the Northeast Conference, remained unbeaten in their quest for a third consecutive crown Wednesday evening, topping visiting Lafayette, 1-0, on Vincent Bezecourt’s clutch goal early in the second overtime at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Bezecourt accepted a pass from fellow senior John Makaya from about 20 yards out, Read More →


In a neighborhood with historic homes from every period, the few remaining blocks of Middagh Street stand out. Some of Brooklyn’s oldest homes, including rare frame houses, are found there, the living reminders of the days when Robert Fulton’s ferry revolutionized river transportation – and established Brooklyn Heights as a neighborhood accessible to the commerce Read More →

Amy Poehler Interview

“A nice rule to stick to is to put funny people in comedies,” actress Amy Poehler told an audience at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) Harvey Theater Monday night. Hundreds packed the theater to see Poehler, actor Paul Rudd and director David Wain speak about their new movie “They Came Together,” immediately following its New York premiere as part of BAMcinematek’s BAMcinemaFest 2014 series. Poehler was as comedic in Read More →

Assemblywoman Joan Millman at a recent rally for seniors being evicted from their Park Slope nursing home. Photo: Mary Frost

Moving to NYC Department for the Aging Long-time Brooklyn Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman announced on Monday that she will not be seeking reelection to the New York State Assembly. Assemblywoman Millman has represented neighborhoods including Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Downtown Brooklyn, Gowanus, Prospect Heights and parts of Park Slope and for over 17 years. Noted Read More →