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From skepticism to optimism: A new tone surrounding the Gowanus Canal cleanup

When one thinks of the Gowanus Canal, images of pollution, trash and the notorious black mayonnaise come to mind. For many years, the tone surrounding America’s dirtiest waterway was one of pessimism, disgust and distrust. … Full Article

Home aide charged for death of old man in Bed-Stuy home invasion

The home aide of a 91-year-old man who died of heart failure when his Bedford-Stuyvesant home was broken into pleaded not guilty on Friday in Brooklyn Supreme Court for her alleged role in the burglary. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School creates Women's Leadership Network

In recent months, famous women across the world have firmly planted their feet against misconduct in the workplace and the female alumni of Brooklyn Law School (BLS) have followed suit by launching a program to drive women’s success. … Full Article

Child’s play: Using Shakespeare to help kids get in touch with their emotions

A theater ensemble is using the works of the Great Bard to help kids get in touch with their feelings. … Full Article

Advocates urge 9/11 victims to apply for Zadroga help

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act isn’t just for first responders, according to advocates and elected officials, who are mounting an all-out effort to spread the word that the federally funded program is also available for people who went to school, worked or lived in Lower Manha … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Pier 6 fight now in judge’s hands for decision

The judge overseeing the legal battle over two residential towers going up at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park tried several times to encourage the adversaries to reach a settlement during Wednesday’s final day of oral arguments at the Civil Branch in Manhattan. … Full Article

Selfies with Elves is back on Montague St.

Selfies with Elves will be back on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights on Saturday, Nov. 25, which also happens to be Small Business Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn construction company steals over $700,000 from workers

A Red Hook-based construction company pleaded guilty to grand larceny Wednesday for stealing more than $700,000 from its workers, paid for by government agencies. … Full Article

City Hall joins BNYDC, business and community leaders to debut Navy Yard’s Building 77

Maybe it was the stress of elections barely two days past, or mastering the logistics of the Navy Yard — itself a city within a city — but nothing seemed to go quite right on day the ribbon was to be cut and the Yard’s largest single building, No. … Full Article

Seen on the street in Williamsburg, plus a shoreline sight or two

Don't you love Williamsburg?

We do.

So what if most of the people on the sidewalks of its main artery, Bedford Avenue, are young enough to be our grandchildren? … Full Article


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