There will be a march to save Long Island College Hospital this Sunday, October 26. According to the Eagle: Organizers say the march will start at Nevins Street and Atlantic Avenue and proceed down Atlantic to a rally at roughly 2 p.m. at Hicks Street and Atlantic Avenue, with speakers including City Councilmember Steve Levin [...]
According to New York Business Journal, SUNY has finalized the sale of Long Island College Hospital to Fortis Property Group for $240 million, subject to approval by the New York State Attorney General and Comptroller. In the words of the article: Neighborhood activists, doctors and labor unions that had fought the hospital’s closure may be [...]
Martin Amis, the English novelist and Cobble Hill resident twice listed for the Booker Prize, author of Money, London Fields, and twelve other novels, will read from his latest work, The Zone of Interest, “a love story set in large part on the selection ramp of a Nazi concentration camp”, at Book Court, 163 Court [...]
In 2005, the New York State Lottery shot a commercial in Cobble Hill Park. It featured money “raining” down on the neighborhood jewel and a subsequent stampeded. Prescient of the goings on at LICH and the real estate boom in the area? What? Too much? (h/t CHA)
The Shell station on Atlantic Avenue will become a four story apartment building. Brownstoner notes that property at the corner of Henry and Atlantic will, “have eight apartments scattered across 17,355 square feet — which works out to about 2,000 square feet per apartment — along with 6,000 square feet of shops on the ground [...]
Cobble Hill author Jessie Burton will discuss her debut novel “The Miniaturist” at Book Court on September 13.
WABC-TV recently featured Court Street’s Brucie on its “Neighborhood Eats” segment.
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Anne Hathaway and Robert DeNiro were in Cobble Hill this week filming “The Intern“. The shoot happened around Cheever Place and Cobble Hill Park. The production will reportedly be back later this month. DeNiro plays the title character who works for a tech company run by Hathaway. The film is scheduled for a September 2015 [...]
The Brooklyn Eagle’s Lore Croghan takes a walk around Cobble Hill, gushes about real estate – but the piece is really more about the great architectural history of the area. Of note our favorite stretch, “We love thy diminutive, soft-hued row houses on Verandah Place, flanking Cobble Hill Park. Of course everyone else in the [...]
Cobble Hill Cinemas will be solar powered, at least partially, within the next six weeks. The theater’s owner, Harvey Elgart, tells DNAinfo that the sun soaking panels necessary for the effort will cover about 4,000 square feet of the building’s roof. DNAinfo: The solar power will supplement the building’s energy use, contributing to a main [...]
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