It ain’t all brownstones. But it’s all beautiful. Brooklyn’s housing stock is blessed with infinite variety, which is of course a phrase I borrowed from Shakespeare. Some stunning neighborhoods look wildly different from other equally fabulous spots. If Brooklyn is a mosaic, the tiles that comprise it are in highly contrasting colors. Spring’s the ideal […]
Two NYC districts embarked on middle school integration plans. Early results show they may be making a difference.
Some of New York City’s most sought-after middle schools could begin to dramatically reshape their student bodies as high-profile integration efforts in two districts appear to be making an impact, according to data released Monday by the education department. Most of the schools in Brooklyn’s District 15 and Manhattan’s District 3 offered admission to a […]
A scooter-riding menace is robbing Carroll Gardens delivery men at knifepoint, police said Tuesday. On March 9, a delivery man brought an order to 139 Luquer St. When he arrived around 11:30 p.m., a man approached him with a knife drawn and robbed him of $200, authorities said. Less than two weeks later, the same […]