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Advocates urge 9/11 victims to apply for Zadroga help

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act isn’t just for first responders, according to advocates and elected officials, who are mounting an all-out effort to spread the word that the federally funded program is also available for people who went to school, worked or lived in Lower Manha … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Pier 6 fight now in judge’s hands for decision

The judge overseeing the legal battle over two residential towers going up at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park tried several times to encourage the adversaries to reach a settlement during Wednesday’s final day of oral arguments at the Civil Branch in Manhattan. … Full Article

Selfies with Elves is back on Montague St.

Selfies with Elves will be back on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights on Saturday, Nov. 25, which also happens to be Small Business Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn construction company steals over $700,000 from workers

A Red Hook-based construction company pleaded guilty to grand larceny Wednesday for stealing more than $700,000 from its workers, paid for by government agencies. … Full Article

City Hall joins BNYDC, business and community leaders to debut Navy Yard’s Building 77

Maybe it was the stress of elections barely two days past, or mastering the logistics of the Navy Yard — itself a city within a city — but nothing seemed to go quite right on day the ribbon was to be cut and the Yard’s largest single building, No. … Full Article

Seen on the street in Williamsburg, plus a shoreline sight or two

Don't you love Williamsburg?

We do.

So what if most of the people on the sidewalks of its main artery, Bedford Avenue, are young enough to be our grandchildren? … Full Article

Construction progress at the Hoxton and other North Williamsburg developments

The Hoxton is starting to look like its renderings. This Williamsburg hotel-in-the-making is a slim, nine-story building that stretches the length of the block on Wythe Avenue between North 9th and North 10th streets.  … Full Article

Bring back B71 bus to Brooklyn, advocates tell MTA

You can’t get there from here, parents and officials pushing for the return of the cross-Gowanus B71 bus complained at Monday’s meeting of the MTA Bus Committee. … Full Article

Attorney suspects favorable treatment to witness in triple homicide trial

A Brooklyn man convicted of a Fort Greene triple homicide could have been sentenced to 75 years to life in prison Tuesday but his defense attorney is investigating favorable treatment to a key witness in the trial. … Full Article

Brooklyn kid now a star in supporting roles & lead

If you’ve seen a fair number of films in the past few years, and have been paying attention, you’ve noticed the presence of Lucas Hedges. … Full Article


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