Brooklyn Navy Yard

Brooklyn Navy Yard - Brooklyn, NY - Dec 8, 2010 (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

City To Pour $140 Million Into Manufacturing, Jobs At Brooklyn Navy Yard

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that the city is investing $140 million in the interest of expanding manufacturing, and creating 3,000 jobs, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

11/17/2014

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Construction Halted On Brooklyn High-Rise Near Barclays Center

A contractor has halted construction on a prefabricated residential high-rise near Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and the Atlantic Terminal train yards.

08/29/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, other officials announce Carnegie Mellon Integrative Media Program, set to open at Steiner Studios at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Carnegie Mellon University To Open Applied Sciences Campus In Brooklyn

The Carnegie Mellon University Integrative Media Program will focus on film, social media and online gaming and is slated to open at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 2015.

11/20/2013

Lady Gaga unveils "flying dress" on November 10, 2013 in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Benjamin Rollins Caldwell)

Lady Gaga Unveils ‘Flying Dress’ At Brooklyn Event

On Sunday, the “Applause” singer unveiled a high-tech, white vehicle that lifted her up inside a mammoth building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a defunct shipyard developed for commercial use.

11/11/2013

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Toni On! New York: Vinegar Hill, A Neighborhood On The Rise

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal took a trip to Vinegar Hill Brooklyn, a neighborhood on the verge. She toured the navy yard and studied the neighborhood’s history before indulging her sweet tooth on some of New York’s best chocolate.

09/07/2013

Artist's rendering of New Lab (credit: Macro Sea)

Collaborative Space Opens At Brooklyn Navy Yard

Macro Sea’s New Lab will serve as as a place where designers, engineers, academics and entrepreneurs can take their ideas from concept to prototype to production under one roof.

05/09/2013

A man bikes across the Brooklyn Bridge as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012. (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nation’s Largest Bike Share System To Launch In May 2013

The country’s largest bike sharing system will launch in New York City next spring.

12/07/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) and others cut the ribbon on five new soundstages at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Monday, March 26, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb.WCBS 880)

Ribbon Cut On 5 New Soundstages At Brooklyn Navy Yard

The new stages at Steiner Studios total 45,000 square feet and Mayor Michael Bloomberg says they will make it possible for the city to compete with Hollywood like never before.

03/26/2012

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Sen. Charles Schumer at the Brooklyn Navy Yard - Brooklyn, NY - Jan 27, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Navy Yard Retail Construction Moves Forward

The final hurdle has been cleared for the construction of a major supermarket in Brooklyn.

01/27/2012

Women walk by a panhandler along Madison Avenue, one of Manhattan's premier shopping and residential streets on November 1, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

National Unemployment Rate Drops But Many New Yorkers Still Out Of Work

The unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level in more than two and a half years, falling to 8.6 percent in November, the Labor Department said Friday.

12/02/2011

Brooklyn Navy Yard - Brooklyn, NY - Dec 8, 2010 (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Public Welcomed To Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard has played a vital role in American history. It’s where the U.S.S. Maine, the Missouri, the Arizona, and the Kearsarge were built.

11/10/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at City Hall - New York, NY - Jul 19, 2011 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New York City Challenges Silicon Valley On High Tech Front

Silicon Valley might be the high tech capital of the world, but New York wants to change that.

07/19/2011

This rendering provided by Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation shows the planned development of Admiral's Row as a supermarket and retail center in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp.)

NYC Museum To Display Navy Yard’s 200-Year History

More than four decades after the largest-scale shutdown of any military facility in U.S. history, the Navy Yard is coming to life again.

01/22/2011