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 →

The controversial Pier 6 two-tower project is unnecessary, according to two reports released by community groups on Monday. Brooklyn Bridge Park disagrees with these findings. Rendering courtesy of ODA-RAL Development Services -- Oliver's Realty Group

A coalition of Brooklyn community organizations has released two commissioned reports from independent firms that they say point to a massive surplus from existing development projects in Brooklyn Bridge Park, eliminating the need for a controversial two-tower project at Pier 6. The coalition says that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) appears to be “making Read More →

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. Photo by Cody Brooks

Also discusses crime near Brooklyn Bridge Park, gang shooting in DUMBO Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, a former Brooklyn Heights resident, was the featured speaker at the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Annual Meeting Wednesday night at St. Francis College. Thompson, who heads the largest DA’s office in the city and arguably the third-largest in the Read More →