brooklyn-kites

  Beautiful warm weather on the last weekend of summer brought great community spirit to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the annual Kite Festival. Hundreds of adults and children filled the waterfront of Pier 1, families spreading back as far as the face painting booths at the top of the park lawn. A variety of colorful Read More →

Senior Harry Odell scored off a free kick from 25 yards out in the opening minutes as St. Francis Brooklyn rolled to its 10th straight home win with a 2-0 blanking of visiting St. Joseph’s Wednesday night at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photo courtesy of SFC Brooklyn Athletics

Senior Harry Odell and junior Leo Folla each scored a goal, but it was red-shirt senior Jack Binks’ 26th career shutout that propelled two-time defending Northeast Conference champion St. Francis College to a 2-0 victory over visiting St. Joseph’s on Wednesday night at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Odell tallied in the fifth minute and Folla added Read More →

The Brooklyn Strand plan would link green spaces together from Borough Hall to Downtown Brooklyn to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Courtesy of WXY Studio

Community Board 2 and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership are hosting a presentation and workshop on the Brooklyn Strand proposal this Monday, September 21, at 6 p.m. at the Willoughby Senior Center, 105 North Portland Avenue, between Park and Myrtle avenues. The Brooklyn Strand plan would link green spaces together from Borough Hall to Downtown Brooklyn 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 →

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 →