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.
Cobble Hill Association: Contractor who put up phony LICH parking signs should get more than a slap on the wrist Share on Facebook The city must create harsher penalties for contractors who illegally put up unauthorized Department of Transportation signs reserving street space around construction sites, the leader of a Cobble Hill civic group demanded ...Read More >>
EXCLUSIVE: State senator calls for oversight following investigation into bogus ‘no parking’ signs You see the signs all over the city. No standing or no parking and at the bottom, the authority of the Department of Transportation written in bright orange. But the DOT doesn’t put up these signs. They sell them to construction companies. ...Read More >>
Our local NYC Council Member Brad Lander announced the winner of the 2017 Participatory Budgeting vote in our district. See the full list of winners here. Cobble Hill Health Center won funding to start Creative Engagement for Alzheimer’s Patients & Training for Caregivers. The program will include weekly visits from local artists to enrich the lives of elders ...Read More >>
Emma Straub becomes the latest author to open a bookstore Novelist Emma Straub has become the latest author to open a bookshop, joining the ranks of bookstore-owning writers like Ann Patchett, who co-owns Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee, and Jeff Kinney, who runs An Unlikely Story in Plainville, Massachusetts.
Parking scam revealed in Cobble Hill There’s a lot of construction in Cobble Hill these days, and lots of signs that limit parking spaces. They all look official, but there was one that looked a bit off. “The sign looked fishy,” said Dorothy Siegal, a resident.
Bogus No Parking signs at LICH site tick off Cobble Hill residents Cobble Hill residents have finally had their suspicions confirmed: poorly displayed “no parking” and “no standing signs” that appeared on Henry Street between Amity and Pacific streets in January were illegal, put up by a contractor for Fortis Property Group, which is developing ...Read More >>
Former Brooklyn Hospital Site Has $8M Townhouses, But No Affordable Housing BROOKLYN – Instead of affordable housing and a new school, the developer of the former Long Island College Hospital site is bringing luxury apartments and townhouses, with prices ranging from $2.55 million to more than $8 million, according to listings from the first phase ...Read More >>
Dear Cobble Hill Community, Happy Spring to everyone. Here are a few things to bring to your attention and coming up in the next couple weeks: ROAD RESURFACING – Congress Street Wednesday (tomorrow) April 19th – 6am to 6pm Please be sure to move your car. Signs from the Department of Transportation (DOT) went up ...Read More >>