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The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved “with modifications” a fence surrounding a landmarked property at 347 Henry St. in Cobble Hill. Neighbors scoffed at the idea that the Japanese Holly must be permanently maintained as part of the approval. Rendering courtesy of Romines Architecture PLC

LPC to Fortis: Deck the Wall with Boughs of Holly

January 15 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

What started out as a 9-foot high brick wall turned into a 6-ish-foot fence covered with holly. That’s the proposal the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved “with modifications” on Tuesday for a landmarked property at 347 Henry St. at Amity Street in Cobble Hill. The property is part of Fortis’ luxury 5 River Park Development, part […]

Faith In Brooklyn for January 11: Cobble Hill honors Fr. Ron Lau as fabric of the neighborhood

January 11 | By Francesca Norsen Tate, Religion Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Very Rev. Ronald T. Lau, rector of the historic Christ Church Cobble Hill, was honored on Sunday during a Solemn Choral Evensong for the Christian feast of the Epiphany. The liturgy, hosted at nearby St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Carroll Gardens, also contained a rite for the Ending of the Pastoral Relationship Between Rector […]

The Long Island restaurant on Atlantic Ave. Image © 2018 Google Maps photo

Owners of Cobble Hill’s Long Island Bar open new spot in Fort Greene

December 26 | Shlomo Sprung

The two restaurateurs who reopened the Long Island Bar on Atlantic Avenue in 2013, have now opened a new bar and restaurant in Fort Greene. This time, according to the Brooklyn Paper, the duo, Joel Tompkins and Toby Cecchini, have built their new eatery from the ground up. Tompkins describes the interior of the new […]