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Just as overcrowding eases in Sunset Park, new school seats are set to open

August 17 | By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York

When it was time for Joey Zhang’s son to start kindergarten, there was no room for him at the Sunset Park school near their home. Now he’s headed to middle school, and the dynamic in Sunset Park has changed. Once bursting with overcrowded classrooms, parents and educators say the neighborhood is seeing a steady decline […]

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 […]

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