DOT April Street Repaving Schedule for CB6

The following schedule is subject to change due to utility and other conflicts and weather related delays. The NYC Department of Transportation will mill these streets, leave them unpaved for 1-2 weeks to allow for utility work, and repave them with fresh asphalt.

Month Street Cross Street 1 Cross Street 2
April 10 Street 3rd Avenue Prospect Park West
April 6 Avenue 15th Street 4th Street
April Warren Street 4th Avenue 5th Avenue
April Amity Street Hicks Street Court Street
April Congress Street Hicks Street Court Street
April Verandha Place Henry Street Clinton Street
April 2nd Place Henry Street Smith Street
April Luquer Street Hamilton Avenue Smith Street
April Richards Street Verona Street  Beard Street
April Sullivan Street Richards Street Ferris Street

Mayor de Blasio nominates Eric Landau to lead Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mayor de Blasio nominates Eric Landau to lead Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated Eric Landau to serve as president of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, the Mayor’s Office announced. Landau will lead the 85-acre park’s continued expansion, oversee its daily operations and foster its long-term stability.

Mayor de Blasio nominates Eric Landau to lead Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated Eric Landau to serve as president of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, the Mayor’s Office announced. Landau will lead the 85-acre park’s continued expansion, oversee its daily operations and foster its long-term stability.

Disco, Children’s Boutique From Owner of Picnic, to Open in Cobble Hill

Disco, Children’s Boutique From Owner of Picnic, to Open in Cobble Hill

There’s a new retail neighbor coming to Court Street in Cobble Hill. Disco, a children’s boutique from the owner of Picnic, another children’s store, is prepping to open soon at 289 Court Street. Disco will serve the 7 to 14 age group, while Picnic will continue to cater to the newborn to 6 demographic.

New Coffee Roaster on its Way to Carroll Gardens Next Month

New All-Day Cafe on Court Street Boasts On-Site Coffee Roaster

CARROLL GARDENS – A new cafe and “roastery” is bringing both specialty coffee and cocktails, as well as a hearty all-day food menu, to Carroll Gardens next month. East One Coffee Roasters, owned by Tom Cummings and Morten Tjelum, will open April 6 at 384 Court St., according to a press release.

It’s Participatory Budgeting Vote Week! Get to the Polls!

It’s Participatory Budgeting Vote Week from March 25 – April 2. It’s time to select the winning community ideas to be funded. City Council Member Brad Lander’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) ballot features 10 capital projects competing for $1.5 million and 8 programming projects competing for $50,000. You can vote for up to 5 capital project and up to 3 programming projects. The winning projects are funded by the council member in the coming fiscal year!

See the full District 39 PB ballot on City Council Member Brad Lander’s website.
View all PB capital project proposals city-wide on a map.

Local Project Highlight:
Cobble Hill Health Center is on the ballot for $7,500 in programming funds to fund Creative Engagement for Alzheimer’s Patients & Training for Caregivers. That would support weekly visits from local artists to enrich the lives of elders with Alzheimer’s & train caregivers.

The only requirements to vote are that you live in the district and are over 14 years old. Take your kids to vote for the first time! Eligible voters must simply sign an affidavit to confirm age and residency in the district. You can also vote online for the first time this year.

Vote online on the City Council website.

In person polling locations for district 39 are listed below, and as events on the cobblehill.nyc calendar:

#GetOrganizedBK Meeting on March 27th from 7-9 PM
Congregation Beth Elohim, 274 Garfield Place

District 39 Project Expo on March 29th from 6-9 PM
Camp Friendship, 339 8th Street
Learn more about this year’s projects from the neighbors who created them and cast your vote! Plus, enjoy free refreshments.

Vote Weekend

  • April 1st from 10 AM-4 PM
    Old Stone House (336 3rd Street) & PS 230 (1 Abermale Rd)
  • April 2nd from 10 AM-4 PM
    Carroll Park House (237 Carroll St) & Park Slope Amory YMCA (361 15th St)

Pop-up Locations

  • Prospect Park Alliance Day Fair on April 1st from 11 AM-3PM
    At the Bartel-Pritchard Entrance (Google Map)

    Join the Alliance and community partners for family-friendly fun and refreshments.