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The potential of 737 4th Ave rezoning

February 22 | By Thomas LaGatta, Sunset Park resident

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the city I call home, with so many New Yorkers suffering from the virus and many others losing their jobs. In my community of Sunset Park and all over Brooklyn, the economic impact of the pandemic could not be more visible. I was born and raised […]

Industry City announces city’s largest heated outdoor seating experience

December 16 | Jaime DeJesus

As New York City restaurants continue to struggle following Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that indoor dining was banned on Monday, Dec. 14, Industry City announced that it is launching an extensive heating experience from its vendors. Throughout the winter, courtyard seating will include heaters lining each building with outdoor HVAC installations. The three courtyards will […]

Rezoning fight in Sunset Park has residents divided on housing solutions

December 15 | Sophia Lebowitz

Elizabeth Canela, project manager for Totem, a developer based in Brooklyn, has become a main character in the current rezoning fight in Sunset Park. In 1999 she and her family were priced out of their Sunset Park apartment and pushed into public housing. “That’s a lot of why I wanted to learn development,” she said. […]

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