Dutch Kills bar to turn five in style

May 1, 2009 was a historic day for the Court Square neighborhood. On that day, Dutch Kills set up shop at 27-24 Jackson Avenue. Well, five years later, the bar is still going strong, and is going to celebrate its birthday in style. Here’s all the information you need from the invite:1 Hola! Hello! Bonjour! Dutch […]
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Urban Upbound to lead tour of Queensbridge housing development on Saturday

Our friends over at the Municipal Art Society will lead the 7th Annual “Jane’s Walk” activities across NYC on Friday and Saturday, which is a Tribute to Urban Activist Jane Jacobs. The walk will include the Queensbridge housing development, and Urban Upbound’s Bishop Mitchell Taylor will give a free tour of Queensbridge, North America’s largest […]
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Finger building at 42-77 Hunter Street hits growth spurt

When we checked in on 42-77 Hunter Street back in February, the project had barely finished its second floor.1 Well, a lot can change in two months. We’re now in late April, and, as you can see from the photo below, the building has hit adolescence, and has sprung up seven floors. When all is said […]
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First and second floors built at 44-35 and 44-51 Purves Street

We checked in on 44-35 and 44-51 Purves Street back in March and observed that the foundation had completed and the building was starting to rise.1 When we stopped by last week, we noticed a lot has changed since then. As you can see from the photos below, it appears the entire first and second floors have […]
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