The owner of a vacant lot in Kensington has allowed it to become a trash pile that’s home to vermin, marsupials, and cats — and neighbors say the city won’t do anything to clean up the mess. Comments (1).
Cyclones: Nelfi Zapata’s Sunday night homer was a major deal for the minor-leaguer. Comment.
The dish on school food
Perspective: The city’s school system feeds more than 800,000 kids every day. But does the city do a good job? We asked a healthy food activist (who thinks the city could do better) and a city official (who thinks the city is doing very well, thank you). Click below for the opinion pieces.
Weekend Watch: It’s a big weekend for train service in the borough. Read on for all the news that affects your plans this weekend. (Saturday, June 25 at 12:01 am to Monday, June 27 at 5 am unless otherwise noted). Comment.
Fort Greene: The crumbling Admirals Row will finally be transformed into a giant supermarket and retail and industrial space under the latest redevelopment plan unveiled by the Brooklyn Navy Yard this week. Comments (1).
Bridge ‘Park’: Bark Hot Dogs opened a rooftop concession on Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, bringing beer and frankfurters to a space that’s isolated from wide dining options. Comments (2).
Fort Greene: In this park, the soccer field is a dust bowl, the tennis courts are cracked, and portable toilets have long replaced the broken bathrooms. But the Fort Greene Park Conservancy wants to find an answer — this Thursday! Comment.
Coney Island: Four longtime Coney Island furniture stores that are loathed by People’s Playground enthusiasts for taking up prime amusement district real estate are finally packing it in. Comments (5).