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Debutaunt Examines Traditional Rites of Passage While Encouraging Young Women to Find Their Voice

Tim Ranney | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts
Tim Ranney

I'm sitting in an airy warehouse in Red Hook Brooklyn filled with plush white beach-house furniture, rustic chandeliers, and freshly cut dogwood branches.

Port Authority's Brooklyn Port Facilities Should Be Reimagined

Carol Kellermann | Posted 04.05.2015 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Why not imagine how this property could better enhance the community? What's the harm in thinking about ways to do that? Why continue to lose money at these two facilities when those losses are not necessary?

Lucky Magazine's Verena Von Pfetten on Her Favorite Spots in Brooklyn

Sarah Stodola | Posted 11.02.2014 | New York
Sarah Stodola

Verena Von Pfetten's love affair with Brooklyn started with a restaurant. The Lucky Executive Digital Editor moved to Manhattan for college at Colum...

LICH Leftovers

Sal F. Albanese | Posted 08.24.2014 | New York
Sal F. Albanese

Brooklynites didn't really need de Blasio or me or anyone else. In late April, after weeks of rainy marches and rallies, SUNY withdrew its plan to close LICH. For a moment at least, the community and workers had saved their hospital.

Arty Partying At Pioneer Works' Village Fête

Youyoung Lee | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Youyoung Lee

Live music aside, perhaps the most entertaining part of the evening was counting the number of ridiculously attractive people in attendance.

Portrait of a Maverick in the Metro

Michael Hafftka | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

Steven Fulop, the mayor of New Jersey's second-largest city, Jersey City, is a former Marine and Goldman Sachs trader. But Fulop, 36, who took office ...

When Two of Brooklyn's Best from Food & Design Combine Forces

Dering Hall | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

When it was time to relocate from its longtime space on Smith Street, head chef and owner Saul Bolton knew exactly who he wanted to design the new interior and its furnishings: Red Hook-based firm UHURU Design.

Banksy Work is Destroyed As Quickly As It Is Made

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.08.2013 | New York

Banksy is currently in New York as part of a month long project "Better Out Than In." The British graffiti artist has been keeping busy, recording his...

Go To Brooklyn For The Crab

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 09.22.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — In the last 40 years, Brooklyn has evolved from a joke to the 'hood to a brand. Today, neighborhoods all over the borough are flouri...

Small but Meaningful Victories for Brooklynites

Alan Singer | Posted 05.13.2013 | New York
Alan Singer

Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn where I live, has been without a full-service supermarket since last June when the local Key Food on Prospect and 11th Avenues closed and the property was leased to Walgreens.

Ron Dicker

Unbeaten Boxer Wrestles With His Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2013 | Latino Voices

Boxer Frank Galarza of Brooklyn is what the media calls a feel-good story. But it took a lot of feeling bad to get there. Galarza lost his parents ...

Sex and the City Sewer

OnEarth | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Melissa Mahony, OnEarth We spent our first Valentine's Day together at a Michelin-starred restaurant on one of New York City's trendiest streets. ...

Occupy Sandy's Strange Money Problem

| Posted 02.13.2013 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer RED HOOK — Occupy Sandy's fundraising campaign for communities devastated by October's superstorm ha...

Joe Satran

Blizzard, Red Hook Restaurants Make Unlikely Allies Three Months After Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

Visiting New York’s Red Hook neighborhood as the first blanket of snow fell over the Northeast on Friday helped put winter storm “Nemo” in persp...

Red Hook Restaurants Unveil Benefit Cookbook

www.DNAinfo.com | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

RED HOOK -- New Yorkers can now take home a taste of one of city's hottest restaurant districts with "All Hands on Deck," a digital cookbook featuring...

Top Cop Tweets Warnings About Felons Despite Their Release From Prison

www.dnainfo.com | Posted 12.20.2012 | New York

CARROLL GARDENS — An  NYPD commander is using Twitter to distribute the names and mugshots of convicts recently returned to his neighborhood after ...

Gowanus 'Toxic Sludge' Developer Could Owe $20 Million

| Posted 12.11.2012 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer RED HOOK — The Brooklyn developer and concrete tycoon who hopes to expand his Red Hook shipping term...

Norton Records, a National Treasure, Needs Your Help After Hurricane Sandy

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.12.2012 | New York
Holly Cara Price

The undisputed passion for the obscure and glorious music of the past will never change, but sadly Norton's warehouse stock really took a pounding from the tidal flood waters of Hurricane Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy: How Brooklyn Shines in the Darkness

HIlary Rushford | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
HIlary Rushford

Just because people are hurting, doesn't mean they don't want to be proud of how they look. Helping someone to shine in the midst of darkness, just might be the truest example love.

Lynne Peeples

Hurricane Sandy: Toxic Pollution, Low-Income Families In Direct Path Of Storm Surges

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

After Hurricane Sandy's flood waters receded from Lou Sones' kitchen last week, an unpleasant hint lingered of what those waters had flushed inside. ...

Lucas Kavner

Occupy Sandy Becomes 21st Century's Relief Organization

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

As local leaders and citizens complain of FEMA and the Red Cross and general government absences in their own neighborhoods, independent and local vol...

Timothy Stenovec

Brooklyn Residents: 'We Need Lights And Heat'

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.03.2012 | New York

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Each day since the hurricane, Sebrina Singley has trudged up a dozen flights of stairs, carrying food and water to her 12th floor ap...

Timothy Stenovec

AT&T's Post-Storm Charging Efforts Fall Flat In Brooklyn Neighborhood

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

In a press conference on Friday, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that AT&T had placed phone charging stations in a some areas of the city w...

Voices From NYC Neighborhoods Hit Hard By Superstorm Sandy, Self-Organizing Relief Efforts (Video)

Democracy Now! | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Hours after Superstorm Sandy blasted New York City, local grassroots community groups across the city began organizing supplies, setting up communication systems, and finding electrical power for cell phones and health care equipment.

Lucas Kavner

'Occupy Sandy' Volunteers Work Where FEMA Doesn't

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Conor Tomas Reed stood beside a flagpole in front of a pair of high-rise apartment buildings in Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood on ...