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In a rare case where something we love isn't closing, but actually reopening, we've learned that Loew's Kings Theatre in Flatbush will finally reopen after nearly 40 years! The news comes at a perfect time for the theater, seeing as September 7 marks the 85th anniversary of the theatre's opening. For those of us way too young to have visited it when it was still in operation, theĀ Kings Theatre stood at the epicenter of vaudeville...
The iconic Kentile Floors sign is coming down despite our best efforts, but it isn't being destroyed now that a deal's been reached between the Gowanus community and the sign's owner, Ely Cohen. According to a press release from Councilmember Brad Lander, the guy who organized a petition to save the sign, Mr. Cohen has agreed to preserve the letters of the Kentile Floors sign while removing them and then put them in the care...

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