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Citi Bike in the Ridge? Petition drive seeks to bring bike-rental scheme to nabe - Brooklyn Daily

Prospect Heights via Google News - 19 hours 35 min ago

Brooklyn Daily
Citi Bike in the Ridge? Petition drive seeks to bring bike-rental scheme to nabe
Brooklyn Daily
The company expects to add another 100 stations and 2,000 bikes this year, with the Brooklyn expansion already planed to reach into Crown Heights and Prospect Heights. “We have offered to continue to expand the program and bring another 6,000 bikes ...

Correction officer tried hitting victim with car in Brooklyn: police - New York Daily News

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 19, 2017 - 8:51pm

New York Daily News
Correction officer tried hitting victim with car in Brooklyn: police
New York Daily News
Michael Bennett, 31, tried to mow down the 39-year-old victim in Prospect Heights just after midnight, cops said. The man told police he was walking to his car when Bennett — who he described as a former friend — zipped by in his vehicle, nearly ...

Maren Hassinger Restages Her 1982 “Pink Trash” Performance in Prospect Park - Hyperallergic

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 19, 2017 - 5:15pm

Hyperallergic
Maren Hassinger Restages Her 1982 “Pink Trash” Performance in Prospect Park
Hyperallergic
This performance, “Pink Trash,” originally commissioned by the organization Art Across the Park, is being restaged in Prospect Park this Sunday as part of the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965–85. In a 2015 ...

Crown Heights Apartment Complex Gets Nearly 600 Rent-Stabilized Units - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 19, 2017 - 8:34am

Patch.com
Crown Heights Apartment Complex Gets Nearly 600 Rent-Stabilized Units
Patch.com
CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A group of elected officials on Tuesday announced a deal to rent-stabilize nearly 600 apartment units at the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital Apartment Complex. "Today marks a three-year hard fought victory," City Councilwoman ...

Human trafficking suspects possibly part of sex-slavery gang - NY ... - New York Daily News

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 18, 2017 - 10:34pm

New York Daily News
Human trafficking suspects possibly part of sex-slavery gang - NY ...
New York Daily News
Nobody was home at the Prospect Heights apartment where two women were allegedly held as prostitutes, but numerous condoms lined the roof landing.

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Number Of Artists Moving To Brooklyn Rises - BKLYNER

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 18, 2017 - 12:00pm

BKLYNER
Number Of Artists Moving To Brooklyn Rises
BKLYNER
Following behind Bushwick, the areas that saw the most significant growth in artist populations were Bed-Stuy with 1,061 artists—an increase of 268%; Sunset Park with 993 artists—an increase of 124%; and Crown Heights (north) and Prospect Heights ...

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Trailer Released For 'Crown Heights' Movie - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 18, 2017 - 9:33am

Patch.com
Trailer Released For 'Crown Heights' Movie
Patch.com
CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Amazon Studios has released a trailer for its upcoming award-winning movie "Crown Heights," about a story about a man from the neighborhood wrongfully convicted of murder. The critically acclaimed film won the ...

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Franny's Pizza Closing In August - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 17, 2017 - 12:21pm

Patch.com
Franny's Pizza Closing In August
Patch.com
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Franny's, the mainstay Flatbush Avenue pizza joint, will close in August, the owners said in an Instagram post. After 14 years of serving farm-to-table pizza, Franny's is shuttering its store at 348 Flatbush Avenue, near ...

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Brooklyn Today July 17, Co-Sponsored by Industry City: Is Brooklyn The New Manhattan? - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 17, 2017 - 9:32am

Brooklyn Today July 17, Co-Sponsored by Industry City: Is Brooklyn The New Manhattan?
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
~“COUNTRY IN THE CITY”: While it may be more common to spot a Brooklyn hipster with a ukulele in hand rather than a steel guitar, Brooklyn's reputation as a cultural hotbed has attracted artists from all sorts of creative spheres, including that of ...

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The New Taqueria El Atoradero Serves Destination-Worthy Drunk Food - Eater NY

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 17, 2017 - 8:59am

Eater NY
The New Taqueria El Atoradero Serves Destination-Worthy Drunk Food
Eater NY
Her breakout was a bistro in Brooklyn's Prospect Heights, where she was making her own blue tortillas and adding southern Mexican main courses, but keeping carnitas and other antojito fillings the focus. How does she adapt Mexican cooking straight out ...

Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Parfitt Brothers Brownstone and a Bushwick Flip - Brownstoner

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 16, 2017 - 12:04pm

Brownstoner
Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Parfitt Brothers Brownstone and a Bushwick Flip
Brownstoner
This week's top 10 listings on Brownstoner included a shingled row house in Greenpoint, a Parfitt Brothers brownstone in Prospect Heights, and a Bed Stuy brownstone with Minton-style tiles. There were several popular listings in Bed Stuy, with the rest ...

Franny's in Brooklyn Will Close Next Month - The New York Times - New York Times

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 14, 2017 - 5:56pm

New York Times
Franny's in Brooklyn Will Close Next Month - The New York Times
New York Times
The owners, Francine Stephens and Andrew Feinberg, gave no reason, announcing that “It's time to say goodbye” on the restaurant's website.
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Brooklyn Standard, Cohen Commercial buy 10-building Bronx portfolio for $27M - The Real Deal Magazine

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 14, 2017 - 3:11pm

Brooklyn Standard, Cohen Commercial buy 10-building Bronx portfolio for $27M
The Real Deal Magazine
The firm has purchased buildings in several Brooklyn neighborhoods including Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bushwick and Prospect Heights. Last year, John LaRocca's Arena Real Estate purchased six buildings in Fordham Heights for $45.7 million, and Josh ...

Hear From City Council Candidates At Saturday Forum - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 14, 2017 - 12:33pm

Hear From City Council Candidates At Saturday Forum
Patch.com
FLATBUSH, BROOKLYN — City council candidates from three districts in Central Brooklyn will appear on stage together on Saturday for a candidate forum in the Flatbush/Prospect-Lefferts Gardens area. The forum will feature candidates in races for City ...

Can You Guess How Many Artists Live in Brooklyn? The Answer May Surprise You - Brownstoner

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 14, 2017 - 9:02am

Brownstoner
Can You Guess How Many Artists Live in Brooklyn? The Answer May Surprise You
Brownstoner
... highest increase in artist population of any area citywide during the study. Other Brooklyn neighborhoods that made the list were Park Slope/Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Heights/Fort Greene, Bed Stuy, Sunset Park, and North Crown Heights/Prospect Heights.

Sunny co-op with lots of exposed brick asks $510K in Prospect Heights - 6Sqft (blog)

Prospect Heights via Google News - July 13, 2017 - 2:47pm

6Sqft (blog)
Sunny co-op with lots of exposed brick asks $510K in Prospect Heights
6Sqft (blog)
This bright Brooklyn co-op is worth the two floor walkup. The unit comes from the prewar, 16-unit cooperative 786 Washington Avenue, on the border of Prospect Heights. The price has gone up significantly over the years–in 2004 the apartment sold for ...