Bridge ‘Park’: A proposed city law would require pedestrian overpasses to be flanked with tall fencing — except for the expensive footbridge planned to connect Brooklyn Heights with Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (8).
Prospect Heights: A developer promises he’s doing the community a favor by not including parking at his planned 55-unit apartment building across the street from the Barclays Center, but Prospect Heights residents say he’s only making things worse. Comments (59).
Mean Streets: The city has already spent $140,000 on legal fees to protect the Prospect Park West bike path — and it will likely spend more thanks to an appeal filed by cycling lane opponents. Comments (66).
Link: A crook made a business out of swiping high-end cheeses from a Kosher grocery store then reselling them to nearby Midwood stores — until the plan curdled and crumbled right in front of him. Comment.
Williamsburg: MTA officials admitted they left North Brooklyn straphangers in the cold — or jammed against fellow passengers like sardines — by failing to provide enough shuttle buses while the L train was out-of-service earlier this month. Comments (2).
Link: Defense attorneys say State Sen. Marty Golden’s nephew was just trying to pick up a girl when he got caught up in a brawl that left a Port Authority cop with a broken jaw — a fight allegedly sparked by a rowdy off-duty cop who later tried to hide evidence of his guilt. Comment.
Williamsburg: The Williamsburg condo complex The Edge will house a supermarket — a potential game-changer for waterfront dwellers accustomed to schlepping their groceries back to the cluster of new developments along Kent Avenue. Comment.
Dining: Nature greeted the opening of the new Van Leeuwen brothers’ ice cream shop in Boerum Hill with a blast of cold, Canadian air. Boerum Hill greeted the brothers with a packed house. Comments (5).