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Famed poet, playwright, novelist Ntozake Shange wins 2016 Langston Hughes Medal

Ntozake Shange, the famed poet and playwright who authored the Obie-Award-winning play “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf,” is the 2016 winner of the Langston Hughes Medal, officials at the City College of New York announced Monday. … Full Article

Newtown Creek: Still Trashy After All These Years

Dozens of residents from North Brooklyn gathered at the McCarren Park Pool Community Room in Williamsburg on Thursday night for a Superfund Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting on Newtown Creek. … Full Article

‘Blocktoberfest’ beer festival comes to East Williamsburg this weekend

As the famed actor Jack Nicholson once said, "Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world." … Full Article
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Officials: Pier 3 groundbreaking a milestone for Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) leaders and elected officials on Wednesday didn’t let the drone of helicopters taking off from the heliport across the river interrupt a sun-blessed groundbreaking ceremony on Pier 3. … Full Article

Q&A with Windsor Terrace resident Evan Cabnet: New artistic director of LCT3

This past May, Lincoln Center Theater named the director Evan Cabnet to run LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater’s program for producing plays,  its program for producing plays by new artists. … Full Article

CB6 braces for showdown Thursday over controversial Citi Bike docks in Park Slope

This week’s unseasonably warm temperatures could get even hotter Thursday night if frustrated Park Slope residents bring the heat to a public hearing scheduled to discuss Citi Bike’s incursion into their parking-strapped neighborhood. … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn construction update: 237 Duffield St.

New building alert! Several floors of construction can be seen above the fence surrounding 237 Duffield St. A 21-story, 105-unit apartment tower is planned there, Buildings Department filings show.   … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn construction update: 436 Albee Square

Looking good. A residential tower that's under construction at 436 Albee Square is stretching skywards. The building will have 150 apartments and be 28 stories tall when the work is completed, city Buildings Department filings indicate.  … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn construction update: 33 Bond St.

This big development will help change the face of Livingston Street. And it has an affordable housing component, too. … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn construction update: 210 Livingston St.

Affordable housing is headed this way. … Full Article


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