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NYU Langone hires breast reconstruction surgeon

Women who have undergone mastectomies and are in need of breast reconstruction surgery will have more options at NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn, according to hospital officials, who announced the appointment of a surgical expert to join their staff. … Full Article

De Blasio doles out crowd pleasers at Brooklyn Heights town hall

With Councilmember Stephen Levin at his side, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new investments in local parks, new schools, a doubling of the Boerum Hill Historic District and funds to reopen the Gowanus Houses Community Center, among other projects at Wednesday’s town hall held at St. … Full Article

NYC Together second annual gala raises funds to keep kids out of prison

Dana Rachlin wasn’t joking around when she named the organization dedicated to disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline “NYC Together.” The first thing a supporter attending the nonprofit’s annual gala encounters when entering the Wythe Hotel is a table offering samples of Laphroaig Single Malt S … Full Article

State: No slave or soldier remains found at Gowanus lot

Abandoned lots in Brooklyn are filled with many unique things, namely graffiti, rats and drug paraphernalia. One vacant property in Gowanus, however, was thought to contain something a bit more noteworthy: the remains of 19th-century slaves and Revolutionary War soldiers. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School's CUBE program offers students new ways into the legal field

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) has become one of the preeminent law schools in the country in sending students into alternative legal career paths. … Full Article

Williamsburg man gets max prison sentence in hit-and-run death of cyclist

A Williamsburg man was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison Wednesday and ordered a lifetime revocation of his driver’s license after he fatally struck a cyclist and fled. … Full Article

NYC charter schools send 14 tons of supplies to Puerto Rico

Students and teachers from 27 of New York’s charter schools, including one in Bedford-Stuyvesant, came to the aid of hurricane-ravaged victims in Puerto Rico by collecting 14 tons of emergency supplies to be sent to the island, according to New York City Charter School Center. … Full Article

First in Brooklyn, Williamsburg hotel called Pod BK

“I think pod hotels are the future — at least for my generation," said a young staff member of this newspaper. "The one I used overseas was neat, clean as a whistle and secure."  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse case goes to Appellate Court on Friday

The enormous Pierhouse residential/ hotel complex in Brooklyn Bridge Park is pretty much complete, but that isn’t stopping a lawsuit seeking to trim its height from being heard in Appellate Court. The lawsuit will be argued on Friday, October 20, at 10:30 a.m. … Full Article

Video: Internationally renowned squash tournament kicks off tonight at The Heights Casino

The world’s best female professional squash players will be gathering in Brooklyn Heights this week to compete in The Heights Casino’s annual Weymuller Open. … Full Article


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