The playwright Anna Ziegler possesses one of the boldest and most distinctive voices in contemporary American theater. Her masterful depictions of what was once colloquially called “the battle of the sexes” are as compelling and nuanced as anything Henrik Ibsen wrote or Ingmar Bergman directed.
Four days after the Presidential election I was punched in the head by a man I had never seen before, after we had words in a corner bistro in Boreum Hill, Brooklyn. This happened at a neighborhood French place called Bar Tabac.
The chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revived an idea floated in recent years for the agency to sell off one its biggest and most valuable real estate assets: the Red Hook Container Terminal, an 80-acre relic of the Brooklyn waterfront’s industrial past.
Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital has been closed since 2014, but there’s been no shortage of activity on the medical center’s former Cobble Hill campus since then.
Her work also includes two memoirs: “Borrowed Finery” (2001), about her peripatetic childhood, and “The Coldest Winter: A Stringer in Liberated Europe” (2005), about her young womanhood. Ms. Fox’s bibliography took readers from cradle to grave, something few other writers have done.
The NYC Buildings Department slapped a Stop Work Order on Fortis Property Group’s Polhemus building being redeveloped at the site of the former Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn on Thursday after high winds blew plywood and other unsecured construction materials off its roof, causing damage across the street.