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Flowers blossom forth in Windsor Terrace

Nothing is so beautiful as Spring. If we can't come up with a way to put this Gerard Manley Hopkins line in a story at least once a year, we're falling down on the job. … Full Article
 

Ten things we love about Windsor Terrace

It started with a firehouse. And what a firehouse. The distinguished Romanesque Revival-style building was constructed in 1895 when Brooklyn was an independent city and fire engines were horse-drawn. … Full Article
 

Happy ending for three of Brooklyn’s discarded suitcase kittens

Dmitry, Inessa and Ilyo -- three of the seven kittens rescued by the NYPD in Williamsburg after being discarded in a suitcase – have been adopted, the ASPCA said on Monday. … Full Article
 

Large, rotating neon 'Understanding' sign opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn’s waterfront now has another large red neon sign to accompany the Jehovah Witnesses’ iconic “Watchtower” emblem. … Full Article
 
 

Williamsburg street named for Iraq war hero

Residents gathered together on a Williamsburg street corner with local elected officials on April 27 to pay a lasting tribute to a hero who lived in the community and died in the war in Iraq. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden celebrates Japan's cherry blossom festival

People from all over the tristate area filled Brooklyn’s Botanic Garden to celebrate the first day of Sakura Matsuri, the traditional Japanese cherry blossom festival, now in its 35th year. … Full Article
 

Volunteers build 1890 Whitehall rowboat at Brooklyn Bridge Park

“If life becomes unlivable in Brooklyn, we plan to evacuate by water,” joked Rob Buchanan, one of the leaders of community boat building sessions taking place this month at Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
 

Jehovah's Witnesses sell 124 Columbia Heights to Florida Panthers owner Vincent Viola

GOOOOAL, Watchtower! The Jehovah's Witnesses have sold a Brooklyn Heights residential building situated on the Promenade, 124 Columbia Heights, for $105 million, city Finance Department records indicate. … Full Article
 

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