Brooklyn Heights

BREAKING: Another reprieve for Brooklyn's LICH; Judge issues temporary restraining order

Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes issued a temporary restraining order on Monday, April 1 that bars the New York State Department of Health from shutting down Long Island College Hospital (LICH) until at least May 2. … Full Article


On March 19, the State University of New York voted again to approve the closure of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH), arguing  … Full Article

Another Nets downer: Jazz on top, 116-107

SALT LAKE CITY — Deron Williams was hoping to quiet the Utah Jazz fans on Saturday. He only turned up the volume as the Jazz continued their playoff push with a 116-107 victory over Williams'Brooklyn Nets. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout to speak at Brooklyn By The Book

Elizabeth Strout, bestselling author of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winner “Olive Kitteridge,” will be the next featured speaker at  … Full Article

Nuggets beat Nets to win 18th straight at home

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets' success runs deep, especially on their home floor. … Full Article

NYC bike-sharing program’s new roll-out date is May

Citi Bike, the long-awaited but sometimes-delayed bike-share program that is slated to open 600 bike-sharing “stations” with 10,000 bikes across the city, is now slated to roll out in May with locations in Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn and Fort Gree … Full Article

IT'S A DEAL: City pols will mandate paid sick leave for private biz; Brooklyn Chamber cheers

Brooklyn Chamber’s Scissura: 'Makes good business sense'

New York City Council members stood with business leaders and labor advocates Friday morning to support a deal to bring paid sick leave to workers in New York City. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: ‘Paris Reborn': Brooklynite’s take on City of Lights

Stephane Kirkland, a writer who splits his time between Brooklyn and Paris, will soon release his vivid and engrossing account of the greatest transformation of a major city in modern history. … Full Article

Mayoral candidates to duke it out in Brooklyn on April 3

The five top Democratic contenders for the position of New York City’s next Mayor will be presenting their positions and answering questions at a forum at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, in Brooklyn Heights. Doors open at 6 p.m. … Full Article

Lawyers struggle with substance abuse at nearly twice the rate of general population

Each year, there are an estimated 97,500 deaths due to the effects of alcohol. As compared to other professions in America, lawyers are nearly twice as likely to struggle with alcohol abuse, according to the Lawyer Assistance Program. … Full Article


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