Yesterday, the Brooklyn's Landmark Preservation Commission unanimously approved the creation of an historic district in the downtown.
Sep 14, 2011 WYNC
The ruling by Judge Bert A. Bunyan of the State Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Tuesday added steam to the NYC transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan's campaign for pedestrian-oriented, cyclist-friendly streets.
Aug 17, 2011 The New York Times
The DeKalb Market on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn showcases adaptive reuse of old shipping containers at its best with an eclectic mix of small shops, picnic area, food vendors, urban garden, and DJ booth.
Jul 27, 2011 Inhabitat NYC
An old disused airport in Brooklyn will be converted into an urban campground, expanding from its current 5 campsites to more than 600.
Jun 17, 2011 Inhabitat
NPR's Joel Rose interviews Streetsblog founder and Brooklyn Prospect Park West bike lane advocate Aaron Naparstek, and bike lane opponents for this 3-minute, "All Things Considered" radio story on New York's most controversial bike lane.
May 22, 2011 NPR:All Things Considered
With millions of dollars in federal funding on the line, Brooklyn officials are calling foul on new Census numbers that set the population at 8.175 million people rather than the 8.4 million that locals supposed.
Apr 7, 2011 WNYC
A new musical comedy, "In the Footprint: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards," brings song and dance to the conflict over the redevelopment of the Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. <em>The NY Times</em> reviews it as "fresh, inventive"...and "entertaining."
Dec 6, 2010 The New York Times
New York City presents three options for transforming the six-lane Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by covering it with vegetation and making streetscape improvements.
Nov 23, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
As chain stores move into a Brooklyn neighborhood, some locals worry about the loss of local character and small businesses.
Nov 13, 2010 The New York Times
The city recently broke ground on a new facility designed to collect all of the city's metal, glass, and plastic recyclables and reduce collection trucking by 260,000 miles each year.
Nov 1, 2010 Inhabitat