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Drivers losing control: What recourse do victims’ families have?

Last week, Martha Carr Atwater, 48, a well-known Brooklyn Heights resident and Emmy Award-winning TV writer, was struck and ultimately killed by an erratic d … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Brooklyn author’s “Eighty Days” revives historic race around world

Brooklyn author Matthew Goodman has just released his latest novel, “Eighty Days: Nelly Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World,” in which he recreates the true story of two adventurous young female reporters who set out to travel the world in 1889. … Full Article

Funeral services for Martha Atwater planned for Friday in Brooklyn Heights

Services for Emmy-winning writer and Brooklyn Heights mother Martha Carr Atwater, 48, killed on February 22 by an out-of-control pickup t … Full Article

GET READY 'CAUSE HERE I COME: Brooklyn lawyers prep as city decides to try more cases

Seven-hundred and thirty-five million dollars. This is the amount New York City estimates it will spend on judgments and settlements in cases against the city for negligence, police abuse, and other claims that may come its way. … Full Article

`Little Opera' film debuts; Caruso often frequented Carroll Gardens, Red Hook

The evening of Jan. 30 was a special one at the DiMenna Performing Arts Center, located at 450 West 37th St. in Manhattan. It was founded by Italian-American financier and philanthropist Joseph DiMenna and opened in 2011.
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Brooklyn Bookbeat: A turbulent mother-daughter relationship

New Brooklyn resident Domenica Ruta has just released her debut memoir – a coming-of-age tale titled “With Or WithoutYou.” In the book, which went on sale yesterday, Ruta … Full Article

$100,000 in solar equipment stolen from Brooklyn Bridge Park

More than $100,000 in solar equipment donated to power vehicles and equipment has been stolen from the Pier 1 area of Brooklyn Bridge Park, according to the New York Post. … Full Article

How to spend $1 million? Voters get to decide

By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle … Full Article

Fairway Market in Red Hook reopening with a party on Friday, March 1

Four months after Red Hook’s Fairway Market was forced to close by Superstorm Sandy, the foodie emporium is readying for a grand reopening and ribbon cutting this Friday morning, March 1. … Full Article

Sequester may cut legal services, but not the Brooklyn court system

For many people, March 1, 2013, is just a date on the calendar. But for those who rely on federal funding for the operation of their legal programs, March 1 may come with a daunting prospect. … Full Article


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