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PAL/Wynn Center brings tournament level chess to Bed-Stuy primary students

Bedford-Stuyvesant’s PAL/Wynn Center was the scene of bitter struggle on a recent Friday afternoon, with quarter neither sought nor given as third- and fourth-grade students squared off against one another under the tutelage of International Chess Grand Master Maurice Ashley. … Full Article

​Resolution Postponed: Love-Spat Keeps Community Board Head in Abeyance Until August​

In a back and forth of who’s stalking whom, Community Board 6 District Manager Craig Hammerman continued to deny charges on Friday of stalking and harassment of his ex-girlfriend, who is allegedly now stalking him, according to his lawyer Joyce David.  … Full Article

Report from the Northside: Innovation Festival Rocks Greenpoint & Willyburg

This year’s Northside Festival is bigger and better than ever. … Full Article

Twelve Bushwick gang members in turf war charged on 10 separate shootings

In a bloody turf war, 12 alleged Bushwick gang members took to the streets in 10 separate shootings and were busted in a 59-count indictment Thursday. … Full Article

Fort Greene man gets 11 years for shooting at three cops

A 25-year-old man from Fort Greene was sentenced to 11 years in prison Wednesday for shooting at three police officers and engaging a shootout in the middle of the street. … Full Article

Brooklyn Community Services wraps 150th anniversary in grand style

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) celebrated the finale of its sesquicentennial anniversary year in the East River waterfront’s newest “eco-luxe” lodging, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

Kids ask de Blasio to help homeless families

Politically savvy Brooklyn fourth-graders are joining forces with the nonprofit group Coalition for the Homeless to fight for better housing conditions for their peers. … Full Article

Massive arts weekend in Greenpoint highlights more than 500 emerging artists, designers

The line in Java Studios outdoor courtyard stretched all the way back to the rough brick exterior of the adjacent factory and continued on, curving to fill nearly the entire space — invitations to this night’s Greenpoint Open Studios Launch had referenced “free beer” after all. … Full Article

Faster, cheaper, better fix proposed for BQE in Brooklyn

With the crumbling Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning the Brooklyn Heights Promenade as the backdrop, city officials, industry experts and community leaders on Friday called on Albany to allow the city to use the design-build bidding process to expedite the roadway’s  … Full Article

Sessions taking wrong approach on crime, Gonzalez charges

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ get-tough-on-crime stance could wind up backfiring, according to Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, who called new polices outlined by the country’s top law enforcement official draconian. … Full Article


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