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De Blasio calls for Coney Island jobs plan

Downtown
The best recovery plan for Sandy-torn Coney Island would be a jobs program, according to mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio. “Recovery funds should be used to address inequities. Sandy hit some of our struggling neighborhoods,” he told the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. … Full Article
 

Reporter in Brooklyn case challenges witness subpoena

Downtown
During the death penalty trial of Ronnell Wilson, an article appeared in the New York Times about a gesture the writer observed after the jury verdict was read.  Wilson’s defense attorney now seeks the reporter’s testimony as to the facts presented in that article. … Full Article
 

Havemeyer Park, Brooklyn Bike Park opens to public this weekend

Williamsburg
Two Trees Management Company today announced the opening this weekend of Havemeyer Park and Brooklyn Bike Park, the interim creative community spaces on Site E of the Domino Sugar property in Williamsburg. … Full Article
 

Bushwick mural unveiling promotes new FX series

Bushwick
The Bridge is a new hour-long drama series from writer/producers Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid starring Academy Award® Nominee Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger that premiered on Wednesday on FX.   … Full Article
 

Education and seduction collide in Brooklynite's new novel

DUMBO
Brooklyn writer Susan Choi, the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner Award-nominated author of “A Person of Interest” and “American Woman”, has just released her latest novel, “My Education” (Viking), which has garnered much attention and p … Full Article
 

Countdown to West Indian "Carnival season" begins

Crown Heights
New Orleans has the Mardi Gras. Indianapolis has the Indy 500. And Brooklyn has the West Indian Day Parade and Carnival on Labor Day, which attracts millions of people – including many from the Caribbean itself – every year. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bridge Park is a cool place to spend a day

DUMBO
Looking for a great place to relax this summer? The Brooklyn Bridge Park is where it's at. It's a newly renovated 85-acre park on the waterfront next to the Brooklyn Bridge that has fantastic views of the bridges and Manhattan skyline.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Height Association to DOT on BQE: Fix Cantilever vibes

Brooklyn Heights
The Brooklyn Heights Association has launched a campaign calling on the city Department of Transportation to make urgently needed repairs on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway to stop the shake, rattle and roll that nearby residents are suffering. … Full Article
 

Green-Wood Cemetery has 2,000 Civil War vets in unmarked graves

Greenwood Heights
Thousands of Civil War veterans are buried in Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery, but an estimated 2,000 of them are resting in unmarked graves, according to US Senator Charles Schumer, who said something should be done to give these heroes the posthumous recognition they deserve. … Full Article
 

Brooklynite releases Prohibition-era novel

Cobble Hill
Jersey Leo is the quintessential outsider—an albino of mixed race. The protagonist in Brooklynite John Florio’s latest novel “Sugar Pop Moon” (Seventh Street Books), Jersey makes a living as the bartender at a mob-run speakeasy in Prohibition-era Hell’s Kitchen. … Full Article
 

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