Brooklyn BP Adams to broadcast LICH Q & A on Wednesday

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said that developers bidding on Long Island College Hospital (LICH), in a redo of SUNY’s controversial RFP (Request for Proposals) process, would be answering questions during a Wednesday broadcast. … Full Article

Supermarket mogul Catsimatidis backs a proposal developing LICH as smaller hospital in Brooklyn

John Catsimatidis, owner and CEO of the Red Apple Group and Gristedes Foods, has submitted a proposal to the State University of New York (SUNY) which would develop Long Island College Hospital (LICH) as a smaller, but full-service hospital side-by-side with ambulatory medical services and commer … Full Article

Developers submit second round of LICH bids to SUNY

Details of responses from five developers invited by the State University of New York (SUNY) to submit revamped responses in the controversial bidding war for Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) were made public on Tuesday. … Full Article

‘My Life in Middlemarch’: Can life imitate fiction?

“I loved 'Middlemarch', and I loved being the kind of person who loved it,” writes Brooklynite Rebecca Mead in her new book, “My Life in Middlemarch,” published last week by Crown. In this insightful work — part memoir, part biography, part literary criticism — Mea … Full Article

State grant helps two Sunset Park after-school sites

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s latest executive budget, according to the governor’s office, supports “an innovative program designed to transform schools into community hubs that integrate social, health and other services, as well as after-school programming.”  … Full Article

Junior dance teams ‘catch a shooting star’ at Barclays Center

Two award-winning dance teams from Shooting Stars Performing Arts Company took center court at Barclays Center on Monday night, before the Nets took on the Philadelphia 76ers.  … Full Article

Brooklyn kicks off Black History Month

Continuing a 17-year tradition, Brooklyn courts came together on a snowy Monday afternoon to commemorate the struggles, successes, and journey of black Americans. … Full Article

Green-Wood Cemetery helps people search for roots

You may be someone who’s been in Brooklyn for five generations searching for news of your long-lost uncle. … Full Article

Man found hanging from a tree at Prospect Park

A white male in his 50s was discovered hanging from a tree near the lake in Prospect Park around 3:45 a.m. on Monday. A police spokesman says that "it looks like a suicide," and the NYPD is investigating the situation.   … Full Article


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