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Green-Wood volunteers restore monument for 117-year-old mother of 22

A group of young volunteers visited Green-Wood Cemetery on Wednesday to restore and archive a monument to a 117-year-old mother of 22 children who died in 1854. … Full Article

Here’s how Joe Lentol helps get movies made in NYC

If Assemblymember Joseph Lentol was a baseball player, then you would have to say that he hit a home run in his first at-bat in the major leagues. … Full Article

Taking the 'Measure' of Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Bard belongs in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Macy's reveals details of Fulton Mall store makeover

Macy’s, Inc. and Tishman Speyer on Wednesday announced they have signed a real estate purchase and sale agreement that will enable a re-creation of Macy’s Downtown Brooklyn store and further enliven one of New York City’s most dynamic, transit-rich neighborhoods. … Full Article

Gillibrand bill would include dinner in food services program

With the help of a group of children, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand came to the Sunset Park Recreation Center on Tuesday to announce legislation she is sponsoring to expand the federal government’s Summer Food Service program to provide evening meals in addition to breakfast and lunch. … Full Article

Sunset Parker gathering steam on Facebook

A Facebook group created by a Sunset Park civic leader who wanted to share photos he had of the community from the 1960s and 1970s has grown into an indispensable forum for residents to exchange ideas, gripe about the city and boast about the special nature of their neighborhood. … Full Article

What's cooking along Willoughby Street

Welcome to Willoughby. This is a cheat sheet about your new street. It's for tenants who will be moving to AVA DoBro, the eye-catching 826-unit rental-apartment tower at 100 Willoughby St., starting in September.  … Full Article

Will Squibb Bridge bounce back? Brooklyn officials push for answers

Bouncy Squibb Park Bridge, zig-zagging downward from Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park, is still out of commission after an entire year, and increasingly impatient local officials are pushing the park to provide an explanation for the delay. … Full Article


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