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Growing Gowanus: City sets Feb. meeting to discuss latest rezoning plans for nabe

Gowanus: The city will host a public meeting on Feb. 6 to update Gowanusaurs on the latest rezoning plans for their neighborhood, more than six months after officials first released an upzoning scheme that calls for packing more residents into bigger building on some of Gowanus’s busiest streets. Comment
Class Action: Administrators at an elite Dyker Heights private school must show public support for its students of color and condemn racism on campus, a group of pupils demanded after an explosive video surfaced showing some of the academy’s white students imitating monkeys while in blackface. Comment
Theater: Hair! Flow it, show it — long as God can grow it! Comment

Man arrested for attempting to rape, robbing woman aboard 4 train

Crown Heights: Cops cuffed a man for molesting, robbing, and attempting to rape a woman after she boarded a 4 train in Crown Heights. Comments (5)
Changing Brooklyn: The developers building two luxury towers on a vacant Jay Street lot they bought years ago from the Jehovah’s Witnesses revealed new renderings and a website for the high-rises, whose one-to-four-bedroom condos are expected to hit the market later this year, according to a rep. Comments (4)

Steel of approval: City okays plan to put steel-iron fence outside Cobble Hill tower on old LICH site

Changing Brooklyn: City preservationists green-lit a developer’s proposal to build a fence separating the swanky tower it is building on part of Cobble Hill’s old Long Island College Hospital campus from passersby on Amity Street. Comments (2)

It’s Brooklyn’s babysitters’ club! New website helps local parents find free childcare, arrange play dates

Parenting: A new free website makes it easy for borough parents to connect for play dates and find other willing moms and dads to watch their kids, according to its Brooklyn-based creators, who sought the help of dozens of experts to put their platform together. Comments (1)

Doomsday talk: Podcaster discusses the end times

Gowanus: The end is nigh! Comment

Darkest secrets: Shadow puppet play unveils the hidden cemetery

Theater: She’s taking her secrets to the graves. Comment
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