Brooklyn Heights

Gonzalez helps immigrants navigate Obama’s ‘Dream Act’ rules

Sunset Park’s vitality is due in part to its strong immigrant communities, according to the lawmaker who represents the neighborhood in the City Council. … Full Article

Hospital execs upbeat about future of Heights and Hill healthcare

Healthcare in Cobble Hill and Brooklyn Heights: Just how good is it, particularly as it pertains to the very young and the elderly?   … Full Article

Sports swag raises $73,000 for HeartShare

The holiday season kicked off with a bang as 200 supporters of the agency gathered for a dinner at the New York Marriot at the Brooklyn Bridge with the theme “Celebration of Hope, Thanks and Giving.” The dinner, which took place on Nov. … Full Article

LIFE SAVERS! Firemen pull drowning woman from deadly Gowanus Canal

A woman who either fell or jumped into the ultra-polluted Gowanus Canal was saved by rescue crews from a Police Department boat on Tuesday night, according to Carroll Gardens Patch. … Full Article

The rent is too damn high! Brooklyn's rents hikes — up 10.3% — top Manhattan's

As Jimmy McMillan likes to say, "the rent is too damn high." That mantra certainly applies to Brooklyn. … Full Article

Bushwhacked! Brooklyn DA bags 41 gangbangers from hipsterfying Bushwick

The Brooklyn district attorney's office says 41 members of a violent gang have been indicted. A video shows one of the gang members brazenly walking down a street with a shotgun in his hand. … Full Article

Ebbets Field flagpole commemorated at Barclays Center ceremony

In celebration of the triumphant return of major professional sports to Brooklyn,  Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets held a ceremony today to commemorate the new home of an Ebbets Field flagpole that stands outside of Barclays Center.    … Full Article

De Blasio stands by his wife who once proclaimed, 'I am a lesbian'

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is standing by his wife Chirlane McCray as they speak out in TV interviews about the article McCray penned for Essence magazine in the 1970s entitled, “I Am a Lesbian.”  … Full Article

Fulton Mall's City Point project facing union opposition

The City Point project in Downtown Brooklyn is facing opposition from labor unions and officials who charge that the developers are hiring non-union contractors who pay their workers unfair wages and benefits,  … Full Article


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