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Brooklyn Navy Yard

Performance Art Project Lets Loose 2,000 Pigeons In The NYC Sky

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Pigeons have been a vital feature of New York's skyline for decades, even centuries, particularly in neighborhoods like those in Brooklyn, where thous...

Duke Riley Has Wings: Fly By Night

Spencer Wolff | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Spencer Wolff

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is infested. 2,000 pigeons have come home to roost on a defunct aircraft carrier. This is Fly by Night, the newest project by Creative Time, a socially-engaged arts organization best known for the Tribute in Light, those ghostly beams that punch the sky over Manhattan every year in the week running up to September 11th.

Jenny Che

Why A Wegmans In Brooklyn Is Great News For Low-Income Locals

HuffingtonPost.com | Jenny Che | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business

They've been waiting a long time for this.

A New Fleet of Food Trucks Offers a Better Path for Formerly Jailed Kids

NationSwell | Posted 05.01.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

New York is one of only two states that automatically sentences 16 and 17-year olds as adults. Unsurprisingly, being a minor in a prison built for adults can be a damaging experience. The recidivism rate for young offenders in New York is almost 70 percent within one year of release.

An Honest Bootlegger (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
Ken Hamm

After the initial euphoria of discovering sipping booze, you arrive at a curious state of self-conscious confusion.

12 Beloved New York City Places That Don't Exist Anymore

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford and Emily Cohn | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

There's a lot to love about New York City today: A flood of new, ambitious architecture, refurbished river-fronts, miles and miles of additional bike ...

Is the Private Sector More Efficient Than the Government?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

It seems to me that the DOD would've been a heck of a lot better off if it built its own weapons, than turning the design and manufacture over to private enterprise companies, whose main purpose is to make money.

A New Solution to the Economic Recovery Dilemma

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif A college education has become an expensive commodity nearly inaccessible to many young adults who grew up in some of our most disinvested-in communities and school districts. One important, underutilized answer: employer-customized training.

Brooklyn By Bike

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

We ride past a group of buildings in the massive Brooklyn Navy Yard, spread out over 300 waterfront acres. Felipe speaks to us through his walkie-talkie. "Ready to go to the farm?"

Joe Satran

Is Brooklyn The New Hollywood?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment

New York's Steiner Studios, among the biggest soundstages outside California, could expand significantly in the coming years, according to a report to...

NYC=Hollywood? Bloomberg Announces 5 New Soundstages

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City is giving a boost to its entertainment industry — and vice versa. On Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city's me...

SCULPTURE: Get To Know Brooklyn-Based Zak Kitnick And His Industrial, Re-Purposed Sculptures

Paper Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Paper Magazine

The 300-acre Brooklyn Navy Yard hosts ten contractors, forty-one distributors, and seventy-four manufacturers, one of whom is up-and-coming sculptor Z...

A New Dawn in Sunset Park?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

A building up for sale could spark a rebirth of Sunset Park's rich industrial legacy.

Brooklyn's Mansion on the East River

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

It's like someone picked up an estate from Long Island's Gold Coast and plunked it down in Vinegar Hill.

A Sorry State of the City

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Mayor Bloomberg needs to acknowledge that residents require more than just minimum-wage employment to survive and thrive.

Open House New York Offers Free Access to Architectural Wonders This Weekend

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Free access to places you can't easily visit: everything from the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel, the world's oldest subway tunnel, to a museum of models of the work of the architect Richard Meier.