The Parks Department will transform an empty lot at the foot of Brigham Street into a lush park with sweeping waterfront views, but won’t fix a dilapidated city-owned pier next to it that local fishermen fear will crumble into the sea. Comments (1).
Brooklyn’s brightest mechanical minds inched the world one step closer to its inevitable robot takeover last Saturday when they put their high-tech, creations to the test at the first ever Robotics Tournament of Champions at City Tech’s Mechatronics Technology Center. Comment.
Brooklyn-born Jewish big leaguers who helped shape the national pastime — and inspired baseball fans across the borough — recall their playing days in “Jewish Major Leaguers in Their Own Words,” a new oral history edited by Park Slope writer Peter Ephross. Comments (1).
Gravesend’s Our Lady of Grace Athletic Association’s Little League season kicked off with a bang, thanks to an Opening Day parade on April 28 that drew more than 500 players. Check out all the fun! Comment.
Cops agree with community members who say that the 93 Lounge shouldn’t get its liquor license renewed, but the State Liquor Authority says they have no evidence that the bar is up to no good. Comments (1).
The operator of a ferry line that connects Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and DUMBO with Manhattan wants to accept MetroCards — a proposal that could streamline payment and lure more landlubbers to commute across the East River, transit advocates say. Comment.
Bensonhurst-born boxer Paulie Malignaggi pounded his way to victory yesterday, grabbing the welterweight title from Vyacheslav Senchenko in a match straight out of Rocky IV! Our pals at SuperSport.com has the story. Comment.