Make certain you are free at 6 PM on Tuesdays for the rest of July. The CH concert series begins this week on July 11 with Jose Conde Project. Many thanks to our sponsors, Union Market and Brooklyn Bridge Realty. We hope to see Cobble Hill residents of all ages, including our friends from the ...Read More >>
Eagle interview with Cobble Hill playwright Anna Ziegler on her new play ‘Actually’ 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 ...Read More >>
The Double Punch: Trumpian Violence vs. NYPD Patriarchy 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.
Battle Still Rages Over Possible Revolutionary War Burial at New Pre-K Site GOWANUS – Before the city builds a new pre-K center on a vacant lot on Ninth Street near Third Avenue, archeologists are sifting through the dirt to check for bones of Revolutionary War soldiers. But watchdogs believe the dig is not going deep ...Read More >>
Dear Cobble Hill Community: Thank you to all who attended the Annual Spring Meeting on May 31st. We had a very enthusiastic crowd and are grateful to those who came out. Below is an update on what we covered at the meeting, plus some late-breaking developments. MEMBERSHIP: The CHA reached the highest level of membership ...Read More >>
Cobble Hill’s tour bus problem solved with GPS geo-fence Now that Brooklyn has become the hippest neighborhood in the world, loaded sightseeing tour buses have increasingly invaded the borough’s narrow avenues and back streets, bringing noise and congestion where they don’t belong and sometimes getting stuck on turns, blocking traffic.
Port Authority chairman supports selling Red Hook Container Terminal 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 ...Read More >>
Pump the gas! Officials demand legislation to accelerate BQE repairs Share on Facebook Call it a fury road. State lawmakers must pass legislation to speed up the reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by three years and save the city $300 million before the legislature lets out for summer in eight days, officials demanded at a ...Read More >>
Brooklyn Developer Touts City Park Upgrades That Don’t Exist, Officials Say COBBLE HILL, BROOKLYN – Fortis Property Group’ controversial development of the Long Island Collegehas been a frequent target of the Cobble Hill community – most recently after debris flew off the roof during construction and “phony” no-parking signs were posted around the property. Now ...Read More >>
At Brooklyn’s former LICH site, a sales gallery for its future as ‘River Park’ 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.