Saturday Apr 12
63-year-old indicted on charges of vehicular manslaughter for killing 2 Bard College students
A 63-year-old woman has been indicted on charges including vehicular manslaughter in the deaths of two Bard College students.
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
The Society of Old Brooklynites is a group that first formed to oppose the incorporation of their beloved city of Brooklyn into the City of Greater New York, which went through in 1898 despite their best efforts.
NYPD Accused of Excessive Force in Arrest That Left Teen a Quadriplegic
Karen Fludd wants to know the truth about how her 17-year-old son became a quadriplegic and eventually died after NYPD officers stopped him for fare-beating one night last May. The Red Hook mother said she has received very little information about what transpired - but what she does know is her son's version of events involves accusations of ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Atlantic Avenue Tunnel Should be Reopened, Brooklyn Historical Group Says
Bob Diamond, president of the Brooklyn Historic Railway Association , has drafted a 355-page study in hopes of reopening a famed tunnel under Atlantic Avenue and conducting tours as he had for decades.
What's new in the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for April 10
The aim is to keep workouts simple and get trainees proficient at the basics, according to a news release.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
BUSHWICK: Rabble-house-ers! Pols, activists decry Bushwick slumlords
Creating affordable housing is all well and good but the city should also keep existing cheap apartments from going the way of the dodo, said protesters at a march through Bushwick on Sunday.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
ART: Pic out the jams: Photographer snaps city's traditional jam sessions
A multi-instrumentalist with a passion for photography will show off shots he took of musicians at traditional Celtic and Scots jam sessions around the city, in an exhibition at Red Hook's Jalopy Theatre.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Written and directed by Freida Lee Mock. 95 minutes. Playing at Rosendale Theatre.
Fire departments to give tours as part of initiative to boost numbers
Fire companies will increase efforts to recruit volunteers with a statewide initiative called RecruitNY, designed to help boost volunteer membership, which has suffered in part because of economic conditions over the past few years.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Community Seeks to Help Red Hook Family Displaced by Fire
Since the incident, Quinones and her four sons, ages 19, 15, 9 and a 16-year-old foster child, have been moved to a temporary two-bedroom NYCHA apartment, she said.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
New York Magazine
Read Spike Leea s Open Letter to the New York Times About...
In Sunday's New York Times , film critic A.O. Scott delivered a nostalgic column about the ever-changing borough of Brooklyn and its portrayal onscreen, using Spike Lee's recent gentrification rant as a springboard.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The Real Deal
Developer seeks to convert reported heroin mill into housing
A Brooklyn-based development firm filed permits this week "for zoning review only" that call for a residential building to replace a garage in Red Hook that was allegedly once used as a heroin mill.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
MUSIC: Electric dreams: See a 12-piece theremin orchestra in Red Hook
Now, as its appreciation is once again on the rise, a group of theremin enthusiasts from around the city have teamed up to extoll the virtues of the strange instrument to possible converts.
Construction of Controversial Private School Approved for Red Hook
The construction of a 1,000-seat private school that will charge $23,500 in annual tuition was approved for Red Hook, a city panel ruled Tuesday.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Live Design Online
SSL Adds Firehouse Productions to Live Console Dealer Network
A 2014 TEC Award winner for its support of Peter Gabriel's Back to Front tour, Firehouse provides sound reinforcement and complete sound systems for every aspect of live production, including high-profile television performances.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Nine Proposals For Long Island College Hospital Are Made Public
These proposals, four of which would operate a full-service hospital at the Cobble Hill site, "meet the minimum mandatory requirements" in the State University of New York's Request for Proposal process, said SUNY spokesman David Doyle.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Dangerous stretch of road in Tivoli to get traffic light
A blinking traffic light will be installed at the intersection of Route 9G, Broadway and West Kerley Corners Road in Tivoli, near where two Bard students were killed by an alleged drunk driver in January.
Also starring Theo James, Kate Winslet. Directed by Neil Burger. 139 minutes. Playing at Moviehouse, Millerton; Lyceum Six, Red Hook; Roosevelt Cinemas, Hyde Park; New Paltz Cinemas; Regal Cinemas Galleria 16, Poughkeepsie; Regal Cinemas Fishkill; Regal Cinemas Hudson Valley Mall, Kingston.
Why Beer Deserves Better Glasses - and Which Ones Make It Taste Best
When legendary brewmaster Garrett Oliver showed up for a party last month at Maialino, Danny Meyer's fancy Roman Trattoria in New York, he bore a case of Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout to pair with dessert.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Loans, Solar-Powered Light, Relief Centers Proposed for Red Hook Resiliency
Red Hook wants to strengthen itself against future storms and the community is proposing to do that with upgrades to the Red Hook Houses, loans for small businesses and residents, and a network of robust relief centers, among other things.