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Police summoned over NYC bus line-cutter

Downtown
Police were summoned at a Brooklyn shuttle bus waiting area when a man and woman tried to cut a two-block line. A straphanger yelled: "Officer! Officer! That guy just cut the line!" The police came and dragged the couple away, as they protested loudly. … Full Article
 

NY Methodist meets storm’s challenges

Park Slope
During Hurricane Sandy, lines stretched out the door as New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope provided free breakfast and lunch for employees. Meanwhile, all hands were on deck in the hospital's Emergency Department throughout the storm. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s River Cafe swamped by Sandy's surge

DUMBO
It may be on a converted barge, but because the famous River Café restaurant under the Brooklyn Bridge is attached to dry land, it was unable to ride out Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge. The restaurant says it will be closed until further notice for cleaning and repairs. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn legal community still trying to get its footing after Sandy

Red Hook
For the better part of this week, New Yorkers have been reeling from the aftermath of super-storm Sandy.  Within the Brooklyn legal community, courts have been closed and cases have been delayed. … Full Article
 

Shuttle buses to Manhattan, but you’ll have to wait

Downtown
Huge crowds lined up for the shuttle buses from Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn to Manhattan on Thursday morning as subway service between the boroughs remains canceled. Passengers said they had waited hours to get on the shuttle, which ends up at 57th Street in Manhattan. … Full Article
 

`Bible Storyland’ coming to Crown Heights Film Fest

Crown Heights
Bible Storyland,” a film about an ill-fated 1960s theme park whose exhibits were based on biblical scenes, will have its New York city premiere on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Crown Heights Film Festival. … Full Article
 

Nets do the 'Right Thing': Push much-anticipated Barclays Center opener to Saturday night

Atlantic Yards
When you've waited over 55 years for a major pro sports franchise to call your own, what's another two days? … Full Article
 

LICH response to Storm

Downtown
Advance planning and dedicated staff allowed University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital to not only care for their own patients but to accept ventilator-dependent patients from the Hopkins Center, a nursing home in Boerum Hill. … Full Article
 

Hurricane Sandy hits DUMBO hard; Downtown and Brooklyn Heights escape major damage

DUMBO
In DUMBO, the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy caused heavy damage to residences and businesses closest to the East River. Some are still without power. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Courts wrestle with Sandy aftermath

Downtown
As New Yorkers try to regain footing after the devastating storm that blew through the Northeast, Brooklyn’s legal community slowly returns to the business of justice and attending to client needs.   … Full Article
 

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