An arts center in Ridgewood is applying for a liquor license. Okay, sounds like Williamsburg so far. But while it wants to serve alcohol for its weekend music shows, the owners also want to make more money so that they can continue to offer free services on weekdays to the local community — especially the intellectually disabled.
A new upscale residential building is planned for Ridgewood, but some residents fear it will gentrify the community while others support the change it may have.
A duo of Brooklyn artists hope their recent stop in Long Island City will help open the door to a solution.