The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts has found a new location in the neighborhood, Director James Bartlett confirmed last month. Now MoCADA just needs to raise $11 million to purchase the site and build and new, larger, museum.
A project to restore Fort Greene Park’s Willoughby Avenue entrance – which has faced drainage problems – is fully funded and was slated to begin last fall, but the work remains delayed.
While the snow continues to fall, check out our daily round-up, including news about the Brooklyn spirit at the mayoral inauguration, an upcoming jazz concert in the nabe and a nearby commercial garage with an asking price of $2.29 million.
Get news on a new lights display under the BQE and a local group’s proposals for Bus Rapid Transit routes throughout the city.
Get news on the city Department of Education’s alleged preferential treatment toward Success Academy, an apology from City Council Member-elect Laurie Cumbo and an upcoming memorial for Nelson Mandela in the nabe.
The city’s parks department is completely remaking the South Oxford Park tennis courts – an unexpected, but welcome procedure according to Friends of South Oxford Park.
We’ve got the skinny on a new bakery in Fort Greene, a dance party for local seniors and more in today’s local news wrap.
About 200 people gathered last night in memory of Alfred Chiodo, an urban affairs director who was found hanged in his Crown Heights apartment on Nov. 7.
Greene Grape Provisions is cutting the ribbon on its new store tonight and Community Board 2′s Parks and Recreation Committee is meeting Monday. Get that and more in today’s local news wrap.