Wanna do something great for the Washington Ave retail strip - that will only take about two minutes?Click here to go to the DOT's CityBench online request form:http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/sidewalks/citybench.shtmlRequest CityBenches for the new DOT sidewalk extension at Washington, Grand and Park. The total lack of public seating along the Washington retail strip is frustrating and off-putting. ...
Hello All! I've been noticing that there has been a group of young men on the corner of Franklin & Lincoln Place trying to get passersby to sign clipboards with their personal information , it is clear that they have no positive intent behind collecting this information. They're very aggressive & intimidating often times trying ...
NYYIMBY reports that an application has been filed to put up an 8 story, 80ft apartment on the narrow (24') lot at 876 Bergen Street, between Franklin and Classon, former home of the big yellow "Crown Heights" mural.
Former site of NIMBA: http://www.brooklynian.com/discussion/39242/is-nimba-cafe-closed#Item_15
The proprieters are unrelated to the prior ones. I'm hearing that the signs went up today, but don't have a photo yet.
Likewise, I haven't seen a request for a kitchen inspection yet.
Anyone know anything about this place?
In 2012, Brownstoner wrote:
"For a while it was a yeshiva, and now is rented to a Christian based elementary school. Inexplicably, the lot was never totally cleared. For the last thirty-some years, the crumbling ruins of the mansion and the other wings have been left right next door to the school, and a connecting wing, ...
As reported by @randalV on this thread: http://www.brooklynian.com/discussion/44176/any-info-new-business-coming-to-classon-bet-ep-linc-next-to-new-ice-cream-shop-#Item_34
835 Classon will become a coffee shop
...and it might be run by Cafe Forte.
They have skills, and (as readers are likely aware) are located just a few blocks away.
Here's what we wrote ...
My girlfriend was crossing Prospect Place to enter the Park Place subway station last night when she saw a large raccoon walking in the street, scuttling underneath cars. It was about 615 PM, so pretty normal time for raccoons to be active.
I was looking back and didn't see any Crown Heights raccoon threads and ...
I have always wondered what this big building was originally, and suspected it was once an orphanage. So today I looked it up, and am now sharing it with you.Spoiler alert: It was institutional, but not an orphanage.
Was there with my son but heard no commotion, just lots of sirens and then lots of cops in the corner near the library as well as investigators and they shut off an entrance. Would imagine someone found something, or someone?
Does anyone have any info on the construction on the corner of Dean Street and Classon Ave (951 Dean Street)? They are building a one story structure with high ceilings and large storefront windows. Looks like it could be nice retail or a restaurant. It is just down the street from the Brownstoner development project ...
A few months ago, I wondered what this large garage space in a manufacturing zone would become: http://www.brooklynian.com/discussion/45320/if-i-was-going-to-open-a-food-coop-in-crown-heights-this-is-where-i-would-put-it-#Item_10
Now, I am pleased to report that a community woodshop has opened
The Roger That Community Garden is holding a volunteer day/rally this Sunday, January 19 in order to raise awareness of the trouble suddenly facing the garden. In the past weeks, the lot was sold to a local realty company with notice that the garden could be removed as early as next week. We've been in ...