Brooklyn Federal Courthouse hosts roundtable discussion

In 2012, the United States Supreme Court issued two rulings regarding effective counsel and plea bargaining.  In both cases, Missouri v. Frye and Lafler v. … Full Article

OSHA probes trash man’s DUMBO tragedy

The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has opened an investigation of Saturday morning’s tragic accident involving a young worker at a private garbage firm in DUMBO. … Full Article

Jumbo's coming to DUMBO for an 'Elephant Dance Party'

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be opening in Brooklyn at Barclays Center on March 20, and to celebrate the circus will be throwing an "Elephant Dance Party" in DUMBO, Gothamist reports. … Full Article

Youth mentoring group honors Hynes at Grand Prospect Hall

Pathways for Young Leaders is an organization for Brooklyn youth started by Brooklyn Supreme Court Officer Susie Williams. … Full Article

Construction workers hurt in fall at Gowanus Whole Foods site

FDNY confirmed that three male construction workers were hurt on Monday after falling at a construction site at Third Avenue and Third Street in Gowanus, the site of the future Whole Foods supermarket. … Full Article

Prospect Park looks to spring, post-Sandy

Evidence of the devastation Hurricane Sandy wrought in Prospect Park lingers as weathered tree stumps await removal and yellow police tape rings drooping trees. … Full Article

Buses to roll in Brooklyn for Tuesday’s LICH hearing in Purchase

Long Island College Hospital (LICH) supporters are renting buses to travel to Purchase, New York on Tuesday, to speak out against the controversial closure of the Cobble Hill hospital at the SUNY board’s  … Full Article

Complaints about `Spider-Man’ Passover shoot reach Hollywood

The unit manager for the film “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and a local City Councilman are all hearing the complaints of Hasidic Jews in South Williamsburg about Columbi … Full Article

Brooklyn bishop to hold mass of thanksgiving for new pope

Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will celebrate a special bilingual mass of thanksgiving in honor of the new pope. The mass, which will be celebrated in English and Spanish, will take place tonight at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint James, 250 Jay St., at 7:30 p.m. … Full Article

This is an actual street sign

This sign, making fun of the fashion in which some young men let their pants droop to show off their underwear, was seen in DUMBO near the Pearl Street triangle on Friday. … Full Article


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