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Five youth sports & education orgs named for Bedford-Union Armory’s proposed rec center

The controversial development plan for Bedford-Union Armory is winding its way towards the city’s land use review process. … Full Article

Newtown Creek: How to fix the combined sewage overflow problem

“The wind blew and the sh*t flew,” were the first words the Brooklyn Eagle heard one morning before climbing aboard the Riverkeeper patrol boat to explore Newtown Creek. … Full Article

14-year-old kicks off first Brooklyn North 5K for special needs kids

14-year-old Jacob Priestly, shown here wearing a blue NYPD shirt, was the grand marshal of Sunday’s 5K raising funds for NYPD families having children with special needs. … Full Article

Schumer predicts Trump tax plan will hurt New Yorkers

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer charged that President Donald Trump’s proposed overhaul of the nation’s tax system is so weighted heavily toward the wealthy at the expense of the middle class that it will wind up hurting New Yorkers. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School student receives fellowship to work at New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division

Janae Cummings, Brooklyn Law School  (BLS) Class of 2019, will spend a fully funded summer clerking in the chambers of New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division under Justice O. … Full Article

Cobble Hill’s magical independent bookstore opens Monday

It’s time for Brooklynites to turn the page on the recent closings of BookCourt and the Community Bookstore. Following both closures, Brooklyn resident and best-selling novelist Emma Straub vowed to right a wrong, to fill a void and to revive a dying breed. … Full Article

Dime Bank hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony, opens new corporate office at Pierrepont Plaza

On Thursday, the Dime Community Savings Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new corporate headquarters at One Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights. Elected officials and distinguished guests helped welcome Dime to its new home. … Full Article

John Sexton, NYU President Emeritus, returns to St. Francis

The rain washed out a night of New York Mets baseball April 25, but there was no stopping John Sexton from delivering his talk “Baseball as a Road to God” at a special St. Francis College presentation at Citi Field, hosted by Mets Owner Fred Wilpon. … Full Article

Environmental groups to sue EPA over unsafe waters in New York City

Something smells fishy, and it’s more than just the pungent fumes coming from the Gowanus Canal. … Full Article

Pier 6 settlement talks fall through; back to court for Brooklyn Bridge Park and Brooklyn Heights Association

Settlement talks between the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation over a controversial development project inside Brooklyn Bridge Park have fallen through. … Full Article


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