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Heights residents fear BQE rehab will bring replay of Brooklyn Bridge disruption

The residents of 140 Cadman Plaza West, a 250 unit middle-income Mitchell-Lama co-op in Brooklyn Heights, have complained for years about the 24/7 construction noise and pollution inflicted on them by the Brooklyn Bridge repair project. … Full Article
 

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves 29-story tower next door to historic Clinton Hill church

Go forth and build that 29-story tower — right next to the landmarked Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew. … Full Article
 

Williamsburg heroin and fentanyl dealers busted

Escalating overdose deaths in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn sparked a police investigation that indicted four street-level dealers found to be selling heroin and fentanyl to community members, including the local Hispanic and hipster populations, officials said. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bridge Park killer convicted of murdering ex-girlfriend in 2016 shooting

After less than a full day of deliberations, a Brooklyn Supreme Court jury found a 55-year-old ex-con guilty of second-degree murder for fatally shooting his 23-year-old ex-girlfriend after she left work at Brooklyn Bridge Park, officials said Tuesday. … Full Article
 

Landmarks agency shoots down big addition to 135 Montague St.

Back to the drawing board, sir! The city Landmarks Preservation Commission shot down longtime landlord Eli Dweck's plan to build an eye-catching two-story addition on top of an elegant limestone Montague Street retail building. … Full Article
 

NYU Langone doctor takes patients grocery shopping to promote healthy eating

A kind doctor is one who is said to have a good bedside manner. But Dr. Mary Kristine Ellis is different. She shows her compassion for her patients by taking them to the grocery store. … Full Article
 

Check out fresh pix of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 3

Workers are busily installing landscaping, hardscaping and other features at Pier 3, the final unfinished pier at Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
 

Bishop's Crook lamp post may have spared lives in Brooklyn Heights car crash

A man driving a gray 2005 GMC Envoy smashed into an early 20th century style "bishop's crook"  lamp post, leaving it tilting precariously, on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights at roughly 1:15 p.m. on Monday. 
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Noxious odor leads to lockdown of two floors at Brooklyn Supreme Court

Three people were exposed to a noxious odor and one had to be rushed to the hospital as a result after the Kings County Supreme Court, Civil Term, received a letter on Monday that contained a white powder, court employees told the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article
 

‘Soap opera’ trial comes to close for accused Brooklyn Bridge Park murderer

Closings arguments were given at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Monday in the trial of a 55-year-old registered sex offender accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend after she left work near Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
 

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