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Brooklyn Heights Library evacuated Friday

The Brooklyn Heights Library was evacuated around noon on Friday after library users smelled gas. The odor, which one man said smelled like rotten eggs, emanated from the basement. … Full Article
 

Greeting the dawn of 2016 with fire breathers, aerial acrobatics and a 30-foot slide

You had to be there to believe it. While most Brooklynites retreated to the warmth of their homes around midnight following the ball drop and the firework shows this New Year’s Eve, thousands of young adults were just starting their evenings. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights residents work to convince neighbors to pass up Pineapple Walk offer

Neighbors from across Brooklyn Heights came together Wednesday night to hash out ways to convince shareholders of Whitman Owner Corp. at 75 Henry St. to take a pass on a developer’s offer to buy Pineapple Walk and build a 40-story luxury tower there. … Full Article
 

Sunset Park BID says new app will help boost business

A forward-thinking business group that provided free WiFi to Sunset Park’s Fifth Avenue is now working on the development of an app that leaders said will help merchants attract customers. … Full Article
 

In Public Service: Dilan calls Bushwick city’s ‘best kept secret’

Assemblymember Erik Dilan was born and raised in Bushwick, the neighborhood he now represents in the state Legislature, and in an interview with the Brooklyn Eagle, he called it “the city’s best kept secret.” … Full Article
 

PHOTO: Ships Ahoy off Brooklyn Heights

Fine sights from Brooklyn Heights. Neighborhood residents and workers glimpsed this procession up the East River Wednesday of Coast Guard cutter Legare with two cherry-red tug boats following behind.   … Full Article
 

The Jets, at Sunset

Not everyone in Sunset Park on Sunday seemed to care about the Jets game. As I walked along 39th Street and Third Avenue, right under the Gowanus overpass, and then down Fourth Avenue, I kept stepping into restaurants and a couple of bars: … Full Article
 

New Year's construction update: Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park apartment developments

Start the New Year in the know. Shake off the lingering effects of that stroke-of-midnight champagne and walk with us along Dean Street as we check on the status of six residential sites in the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park mega-development in Prospect Heights. … Full Article
 

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves 'reading circle' for Park Slope library's lawn

Storytime's going to be especially awesome at the Park Slope Branch. … Full Article
 

St. Francis College celebrates new graduates

Hundreds of parents, family members and friends will come to St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights to celebrate the Class of 2016 at St. Francis College’s Winter Commencement on Thursday, Jan. 14, beginning with a Baccalaureate Mass at 2 p.m. … Full Article
 

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