Good day, people of Brooklyn Heights-DUMBO! Dashiell Allen here with a brand-new Brooklyn Heights-DUMBO Daily.
First, today’s weather:
Partly sunny and warmer. High: 55 Low: 41.
Here are the top three stories in Brooklyn Heights-DUMBO today:
- Here’s the latest in real estate news from Downtown Brooklyn: One Brooklyn, the borough’s tallest tower, is beginning leasing, there’s an affordable apartment building on Nevins Street, and more projects in the works. (Brooklyn Bridge Parents)
- A Brooklyn-based biking nonprofit is taking a ‘tour’ of the city with its new free to use secure street-side bike storage pods. They will be visiting Prospect Heights in June for one month, while the city assess whether they could feasibly be deployed in greater numbers–hopefully in Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO someday. (Brooklyn Paper)
- Meet northern Brooklynite Cecilia Clarke, who founded a women’s leadership nonprofit in her Brooklyn Heights living room, before moving on to lead the Brooklyn Community Foundation, which she left last year to study to become a social worker. (Brooklyn Reader)
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Today in Brooklyn Heights-DUMBO:
- Open mic at EastVille Comedy Club, on Atlantic Avenue (6 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- Check out these five new houses on the market in The Heights and DUMBO. (Brooklyn Heights-DUMBO Patch)
- Learn about Lewis Latimer, the Black inventor invaluable in the creation of the modern lightbulb, and who inspired the public art in Albee Square. (Twitter)
- Former mayoral candidate and now head of NY State Operations Kathryn Garcia took a tour of Atlantic Yards recently with Assemblywoman Joe Anne Simon, who encouraged greater transparency in the development, and that all “public benefits are delivered.” (Twitter)
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