T/brooklyn

  1. Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue Gets in Gear Real Estate, Today

    After years of false starts, the busy thoroughfare known for its gas stations and carwashes is seeing a construction frenzy of mid-rise apartment buildings.

  2. Historic Bank Buildings Get a Second Act Real Estate, Today

    New developments across the city are repurposing the opulent spaces where New Yorkers once deposited their savings.

  3. A New Role for Grand Old Banks Slideshow, Today

    New developments across the city are adapting the opulent spaces where New Yorkers once deposited their savings.

  4. How Bette Smith, Soul Singer, Spends Her Sundays New York, Today

    Born and bred in Bedford-Stuyvesant and now living in Park Slope, the performer likes to slow down the pace on the weekends with yoga, meditation and time with her dog, Jeremiah.

  5. The Real Stars of the Internet Style, Today

    The rater has become the rated.

  6. Netflix, Which Made ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ in Brooklyn, to Expand Production Studios There New York, Yesterday

    The streaming company said it would spend up to $100 million on six soundstages in Brooklyn, adding to New York City’s growing role in the film industry.

  7. The Sports Arena is a Human Zoo. Sometimes It Gets Messy. Lens, Yesterday

    After his apartment was demolished to make space for Barclays Center, Jeff Mermelstein photographed the new arena’s suits, shills and suds.

  8. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan Real Estate, Yesterday

    This week’s properties are in the financial district, Harlem and Brooklyn Heights.

  9. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, Yesterday

    This week’s properties are in the financial district, Harlem and Brooklyn Heights.

  10. A Ferry Subsidy of $24.75 a Ride? New York City’s Costs Are Ballooning New York, April 17

    Are ferries an expensive “niche” service or an effective form of transportation? “We’re starting a whole new form of mass transit,” Mayor Bill de Blasio recently said.

  11. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, April 16

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  12. Facing Segregated Schools, Parents Took Integration Into Their Own Hands. It’s Working. New York, April 16

    Changes to middle school enrollment in parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan could force City Hall to take action on school segregation.

  13. Measles, Science and the Anti-Vaxxers Opinion, April 15

    Readers discuss a lack of science literacy and Jewish beliefs about protecting the well-being of others.

  14. Measles Outbreak: Yeshiva’s Preschool Program Is Closed by New York City Health Officials New York, April 15

    The program is the first one to be closed as part of the city’s escalating effort to stem the country’s largest measles outbreak in decades.

  15. Stargazing and Whitman: Brooklyn Bridge Park Unveils Summer Events Arts, April 15

    The array of public activities on offer will include film screenings, concerts and outdoor classes.

  16. A Cold Loft in an Industrial Part of Bedford-Stuyvesant? Sure Real Estate, April 15

    A musician puts up with frigid winters in a Brooklyn loft because the space allows him to build a musical community.

  17. City Response to Spread of Measles Is Tangled in de Blasio’s Ties to Ultra-Orthodox Jews New York, April 15

    While many ultra-Orthodox leaders have come out in favor of measles vaccinations, some say that the mayor has gone too far in legally mandating them.

  18. For a Brooklyn Circus School, a Real Estate High-Wire Act New York, April 14

    The Muse Brooklyn, a circus studio and event space in Bushwick, has three years to find a new home that will allow its students and performers to soar. (Literally.)

  19. An Irish Wake for the ‘Cheers’ of Park Slope New York, April 14

    The Old Carriage Inn was a celebrated Brooklyn dive, with a rowdy karaoke night and a close-knit circle of regulars. “You’ll never see a more tight-knit group than this,” said one patron.

  20. She Was Forced to Marry in Bangladesh. In Brooklyn, She Made Her Escape. New York, April 12

    For Muslim immigrants desperate to flee their abusers, there are almost no safe options. A community in Brooklyn organized to change that.

  21. Why Are There Religious Exemptions for Vaccines? New York, April 12

    There is almost no religious basis to resist immunization. There is, however, an important voting bloc that would prefer not to vaccinate.

  22. At Chicks Isan in Downtown Brooklyn, the Grilled Chicken Stands Above Food, April 11

    It took three months for the chef Ohm Suansilphong to pin down the recipe for kai yang, a classic Thai street food. Each bite is vivid and forthright.

  23. Thai Street Food, Vivid and Forthright Slideshow, April 11

    Chicks Isan, at DeKalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn, is almost entirely devoted to pork, but the chicken truly shines.

  24. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan Real Estate, April 11

    This week’s properties are in Battery Park City, Chelsea and Kensington, Brooklyn.

  25. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, April 11

    This week’s properties are in Battery Park City, Chelsea and Kensington, Brooklyn.

  26. Mr. Netanyahu’s Next Test Opinion, April 10

    He ran an ugly, nationalist campaign. Can he be the leader of all of Israel?

  27. It’s a Crumbling Road to Despair. Can New York Fix the B.Q.E.? Arts, April 10

    There are a number of promising plans to repair the detested Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. But solving the problem will take an act of collective will.

  28. Measles Outbreak: The Public Health Emergency and the Crackdown in Brooklyn New York, April 10

    Wednesday: What you need to know about the outbreak, and efforts to contain it.

  29. ‘Monkey, Rat and Pig DNA’: How Misinformation Is Driving the Measles Outbreak Among Ultra-Orthodox Jews New York, April 9

    Handbooks distributed in some Jewish communities in New York, as well as messages on hotlines, contradict the scientific consensus that vaccines are safe and highly effective.

  30. Measles Spreads to 4 More States as 2019 Outbreak Grows U.S., April 9

    The C.D.C. reported 78 new cases of measles last week, including the first cases this year in Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts and Nevada. The total for 2019 is now at 465.

  31. New Measles Cases Reach Weekly High for 2019 U.S., April 9

    The C.D.C. reported 78 new cases of measles last week, including the first cases this year in Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts and Nevada. The total for 2019 is now at 465.

  32. With Haenyeo, a Trailblazing Korean Chef Turns to Seafood Food, April 9

    If New Yorkers think of Korean cuisine as comfort food, it’s partly thanks to Jenny Kwak.

  33. A Korean Restaurant That Makes Room for Beignets Slideshow, April 9

    Haenyeo, from the veteran chef Jenny Kwak, focuses on Korean seafood but makes some welcome detours from tradition.

  34. New York Declares Measles Emergency, Requiring Vaccinations in Parts of Brooklyn New York, April 9

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city would require unvaccinated individuals living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to receive the measles vaccine.

  35. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Real Estate, April 9

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  36. A Brooklyn Food Festival Celebrates Gowanus Food, April 8

    Taste of Gowanus, benefiting Seeds in the Middle, will give visitors a chance to sample the best of the neighborhood’s restaurants.

  37. How Gold’s Horseradish Came to Be a Passover Staple Food, April 8

    And the family’s personal recipe, so you can make it yourself.

  38. Homes That Sold for Around $450,000 Real Estate, April 7

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  39. If Prisons Don’t Work, What Will? Opinion, April 5

    The Democratic presidential candidates should look at what a growing number of prosecutors are doing to end mass incarceration.

  40. How Sara Haines, Television Host, Spends Her Sundays New York, April 5

    A career in morning television dovetails perfectly with parenting young children, at least when it comes to sleep schedules.

  41. From Disco to Techno, He’s Seen It on Sugar Hill’s Dance Floor Arts, April 5

    Eddie Freeman opened the Sugar Hill club in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, in 1979. Night life and the neighborhood have changed, but they still come to dance.

  42. A Boy Wandered Onto the Subway Tracks. A No. 5 Train Operator Sprang Into Action. New York, April 4

    The subway operator, Hopeton Kiffin, slowed his express train and gently coaxed the child off the tracks in Brooklyn and safely onto the train.

  43. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan Real Estate, April 4

    This week’s properties are in Greenwich Village, SoHo, and Gowanus, Brooklyn.

  44. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, April 4

    This week’s properties are in Greenwich Village, SoHo, and Gowanus, Brooklyn.

  45. Browsing Brooklyn’s Bells and Whistles Interactive, April 4

    This week's Hunt subject chose among three new buildings with amenities galore. See if your choice matches his in our new interactive feature.

  46. An Experimental Music Scene Grows in Gowanus Arts, April 3

    The new state-of-the-art Public Records in Brooklyn is the latest addition to a budding group of clubs that encourage close listening and community building.

  47. What’s Behind the Murder Spike in Brooklyn? New York, April 2

    Gang violence has contributed to a sharp increase in murders in Brooklyn so far this year when compared to the same period last year.

  48. Nightmare at 39 Pearl Street: A Clerical Error Quadruples Taxes New York, April 2

    New York admits it sometimes makes mistakes in collecting property taxes — but it still fights to keep the money.

  49. Spared From the Shredder (for Now): ‘Priceless’ Bank Records of Old New York New York, April 2

    A bank is cleaning out its basement in Brooklyn. Archivists want to save a trove of Bowery Savings Bank papers from destruction.

  50. An Artist Who Creates Joyful, Shimmering Images of West Indian Culture T Magazine, April 2

    Ahead of a new solo show, Paul Anthony Smith discusses his intricate, time-intensive process — and his favorite forms of procrastination.

  51. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Real Estate, April 2

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  52. Mystery of Karina Vetrano’s Death Ends With Murder Conviction New York, April 1

    A Queens jury took only a few hours to convict Chanel Lewis, 22, of strangling Ms. Vetrano as she jogged in a park. His DNA was found on her body.

  53. A Former Detective Accused of Framing 8 People for Murder Is Confronted in Court New York, April 1

    Louis Scarcella was once a rock-star detective in Brooklyn’s most crime-ridden precincts. In court, he faced men he put in prison who were later exonerated.

  54. Moving for the L Train Real Estate, April 1

    They left Bushwick, Brooklyn, for South Williamsburg to get ahead of the planned shutdown. Then the shutdown was canceled.

  55. New Yorkers Say They Want to Save the Environment (but They Also Love Their Plastic Bags) New York, March 31

    The state’s plan to ban single-use plastic bags has become a talking point among city residents. Here’s what some had to say.

  56. Homes That Sold for Around $600,000 Real Estate, March 31

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  57. A Handyman, a Sudden Eviction and a Gentrification Battle Royale New York, March 29

    How a sprawling Brooklyn co-op, an enclave of progressive good will, fell out over a free apartment and a beloved caretaker.

  58. The Landlord Wants Facial Recognition in Its Rent-Stabilized Buildings. Why? New York, March 28

    The surveillance economy is coming, and it’s no coincidence that its first stop is in marginalized communities.

  59. Where Will Sellers Get What They’re Asking? Real Estate, March 28

    If you’re listing a home in one of these neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, you may well get more than you’re asking — or a lot less.

  60. The Implicit Punishment of Daring to Go to College When Poor Opinion, March 28

    A documentary to be screened on Capitol Hill next month, in which I am featured, chronicles the experience of low-income students navigating college admissions.

  61. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan Real Estate, March 28

    This week’s properties are in Manhattan’s garment district, Astoria, Queens, and the Columbia Street Waterfront District, Brooklyn.

  62. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, March 28

    This week’s properties are in the Garment District, Astoria, Queens, and the Columbia Street Waterfront District, Brooklyn.

  63. Down by the Bay, in Brooklyn Real Estate, March 28

    A Manhattan transplant finds more serenity and space for his children in the waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook.

  64. Brooklyn Wins Bragging Rights to the World’s Tallest Politician New York, March 26

    At 6-foot-10, Robert Cornegy Jr., a Brooklyn city councilman and a former professional basketball player, is the new Guinness World Records holder.

  65. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Real Estate, March 26

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  66. Report Alleges Sexual Misconduct at Saint Ann’s, Prestigious Brooklyn Private School New York, March 25

    According to school leaders, 19 former faculty and staff members were said to have potentially engaged in sexual misconduct or inappropriate behavior with students over the span of three decades.

  67. A Condo Inspired by Japanese Aesthetics Real Estate, March 22

    The 12-story building that will replace the Church of the Redeemer in Boerum Hill borrows from Japanese architecture and gardens.

  68. Fraught and Fabulous: Art That Shows a Passion for Democracy Arts, March 21

    Siah Armajani’s career survey at the Met Breuer and public sculpture in Brooklyn Bridge Park offer a portrait of the Iranian artist in exile in America.

  69. Sandwiches the Miami Way, at Pilar Cuban Bakery in Brooklyn Food, March 21

    Homemade bread is just the starting act at this new Bedford-Stuyvesant spot.

  70. The Porkinator, Cubanos and Savory Cuban Pastries Slideshow, March 21

    Pilar Cuban Bakery, which initially opened as a place to make Cuban lard bread, excels at little things stuffed and filled.

  71. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan Real Estate, March 21

    This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in Turtle Bay and Dumbo, Brooklyn.

  72. A Brooklyn Studio, for Starters Real Estate, March 21

    After years of sharing rentals, a new buyer takes her savings to a fixer-upper in Kensington.