Rehab of once-spectacular Smith-9th Sts. station behind schedule again

Completion of rehab work on the Smith-9th streets F and G train station – an elevated station with a view so spectacular that Borough President Marty Markowitz once speculated that it could be a tourist a … Full Article

Williamsburg resident charged with bleach attack on anti-abuse rabbi

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Wednesday announced the indictment of Meilech Schnitzler for allegedly throwing a cup of bleach in the face and eye of Rabbi Nathan (Nuchem) Rosenberg in Williamsburg on Dec. 11. … Full Article

Grim limbo for Brooklyn's nursing home evacuees

Hundreds of elderly and disabled New Yorkers who were hurriedly evacuated from seaside nursing homes and assisted living residences after Superstorm Sandy are still in a grim limbo two months later, sleeping on cots in temporary quarters without such comforts as privat … Full Article

Legal issues in retail: The pizza wars

A new Grimaldi’s pizza place, Juliana’s, now has the right to serve up cheesy slices just one block from another Grimaldi’s in DUMBO, a Queens judge has ruled.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bitterly Cold: Nets' December to Forget Not Over Yet

Nets coach Avery Johnson stopped shy of tagging his struggling unit with the "soft" tag Doc Rivers dropped on the Celtics last month following a disappointing home loss to Brooklyn. … Full Article

Nets fall to Celtics 93-76 on Christmas Day

 Rajon Rondo lost his cool, and any chance at history, in the second quarter when Boston last met Brooklyn. This time, the second period featured some of the best basketball the Celtics have played this season. … Full Article

'MY NAME IS JAY': Ellen meets Jay-Z on Brooklyn-bound subway

Here's a holiday treat for anyone who might have missed the first YouTube post earlier this month. Jay-Z enters a Brooklyn-bound subway — accompanied by a large entourage and gawked at by loving fans — and sits next to an elderly woman who was oblivious to the rapper's fame. … Full Article

VIRAL SENSATION: 'Gangnam Style' acoustic by Brooklyn Heights teens an instant YouTube hit

An acoustic version of Psy's "Gangnam Style" by two Brooklyn Heights teenagers has become an instant YouTube sensation, drawing nearly 150,000 views. … Full Article

Prospect Park Zoo welcomes first baby dairy cow

A baby dairy cow at the Prospect Park Zoo is the first to be born there. Zoo officials say the newborn calf weighed in at a healthy 84 pounds when he was born two weeks ago. He could grow to more than 1,000 pounds as an adult. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: 19th century Eagle gives author rich background on Slope's Sportsmen's Row

Lucas G. Rubin, director of the Sports Management program at Columbia University, has lived on Sportsmen's Row in Park Slope since 2003. … Full Article


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