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Maria Pagano: Thanks for the storm help

Carroll Gardens
To Friends and Neighbors:
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Brooklyn Tough!: Nets beat up on "soft" Celtics in latest statement win

Atlantic Yards
So you wanna be tough guys? Just 14 games into the season, the five-time defending Atlantic Division champion Boston Celtics are not only looking up at the Brooklyn Nets in the standings, but looking up to them as a role model for toughness, resiliency and poise. … Full Article
 

Forest City to go pre-fab for next tower

Atlantic Yards
Ending speculation about whether Forest City Ratner would build its first Atlantic Yards housing tower with off-site “modular” construction, the giant real estate firm this week announced that it has signed a $117 million contract with construction firm Skanska USA to build the tallest modular bu … Full Article
 

Awesome ‘Global Rainbow’ over NYC honors Sandy victims

Brooklyn Heights
A monumental display of laser beams shooting across the sky over the city amazed those who happened to look up last night. … Full Article
 

Gowanus residents hear report on toxins found in wake of Sandy

Cobble Hill
When the waters of the Gowanus Canal gushed over its banks during Hurricane Sandy, flooding the streets and the basements of homes and businesses nearby, it was not the water itself that most worried residents and officials. … Full Article
 

Silver predicts he'll be cleared in Lopez harass probe

Williamsburg
ALBANY— Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he expects to be vindicated in an ethics probe into the $103,000 settlement he approved to end sexual harassment claims against fellow Democrat Vito Lopez of Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Controversial ‘sexist’ statue moving to Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery

Greenwood Heights
“Civic Virtue,” a controversial and deteriorating marble statue depicting a muscle-bound young man (representing virtue) trampling upon two reclining young women (representing graft and corruption) is finally moving from Kew Gardens, Queens, to Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery, according to the  … Full Article
 

Film crews add to Red Hook's Sandy woe

Red Hook
Not only do the beleaguered residents of Red Hook have to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, but now a film crew is back in the neighborhood --  causing traffic jams and blocking parking spaces locals need to continue digging out from the storm’s damage, the  … Full Article
 

EPA answers residents' concerns about Gowanus flooding

Gowanus
At a meeting held by Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez to address concerns about toxic sludge left behind by the Gowanus Canal after Hurricane Sandy, EPA Regional Manager Judith Enck said that bacteria levels were very high -- but toxin sediment at the bottom of the canal remained undisturbed. … Full Article
 

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