Brooklyn Heights, a neighborhood with a strong interfaith identity and commitment to justice, experienced its own incidents of racial intolerance when church banners declaring “Black Lives Matter” disappeared. … Full Article
A group that had sought to stop the controversial sale and development of the Brooklyn Heights Library lost its case in court last week when state Supreme Court Justice Justice Dawn Jiminez-Salta rejected its claims. … Full Article
Doctors at NYU Lutheran Medical Center have made an interesting discovery with the help of new technology and the results could go a long way toward helping children avoid high blood pressure. … Full Article
Calling on residents of all races and nationalities to come together in the country’s moment of grief, state Sen. Jesse Hamilton announced that he and the United Against Violence Task Force will lead a unity march through Central Brooklyn on July 12. … Full Article
Private development is coming to a NYCHA project in Boerum Hill.
The city has issued an RFP for two mixed-income buildings to be built on undeveloped corners of the Wyckoff Gardens housing project. … Full Article
On July 6, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance (DBAA) released a first-of-its-kind cultural plan, Culture Forward, to build on Downtown Brooklyn’s … Full Article