A redevelopment plan for the Brooklyn Heights library branch has taken a step forward. Brooklyn Public Library President Linda Johnson says private developer Hudson Companies Inc. would replace the “inefficient” library at 280 Cadman Plaza West with a new building. The New York Times reports the plan, approved by a community board Wednesday evening, also calls for the sale of public land Read More →

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Brooklyn BookBeat Brooklyn Daily Eagle Books Beneath the Bridge, a free summer literary series hosted by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC), is returning to Brooklyn Bridge Park for its fourth season. Sponsored by AT&T, the program partners with independent bookstores that curate outdoor readings, which include a Q&A and book signing with featured authors. Read More →

Will Bring Together 300 of Borough’s Leading Innovators The inaugural Make It in Brooklyn Innovation Summit  —  an event that will explore the borough’s development  —  will be held on June 25 at locations throughout the Brooklyn Cultural District, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership recently announced. The summit will bring together 300 of Brooklyn’s leading innovators makers, builders and entrepreneurs to explore how Brooklyn can continue its ascent Read More →