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OPINION: 2016 Democratic Convention at Barclays Center? Bring it on!

Downtown Brooklyn would have everything to gain and nothing to lose from a 2016 Democratic National Convention in Barclays Center. … Full Article

Architects propose ‘alternatives’ to Atlantic Yards construction

A gallery exhibit offers five intriguing designs–scaled models and all–as alternatives to the current construction scheme proposed for the Atlantic Yards site. … Full Article

Fractious board meeting pulls Pier 6 in different directions

At a meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation Thursday, a majority of board members expressed their interest in moving forward with construction of towers on the Pier 6 waterfront. … Full Article

Levin, other Brooklyn notables celebrate HOPE graduates

On Wednesday, June 4, The HOPE Program was joined by hundreds of HOPE students, graduates and community members for the Annual Achievement Ceremony.  Joining the event was NYC Council Member Steve Levin as well as Brooklyn Heights notables Elizabeth Bailey, Richard Moore and Carla Shen. … Full Article

Hundreds pack Sedaris reading at Cobble Hill bookstore

“Write every day,” famed author David Sedaris told a jam-packed room of writers and readers at BookCourt in Cobble Hill on Thursday night. … Full Article

Traffic Armageddon in Bed-Stuy? Oh my!

Traffic Armageddon on Nostrand Avenue? That's what worried Bedford-Stuyvesant block association members fear if an 850-student private school is built in their midst. … Full Article

NYC bids Brooklyn's Barclays for 2016 Democratic National Convention

The news came to light on Friday that Mayor Bill de Blasio has submitted a bid for New York City to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, with Brooklyn's Barclay's Center as the principal venue. … Full Article

Stanley Cup final has Schumer in a betting mood

There’s more at stake in the National Hockey League finals between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings than just the Stanley Cup. How about New York vs. LA hotdogs? … Full Article

Ideas and hurdles ahead at Crown Heights Armory Forum

A community forum concerning redevelopment of the Crown Heights Armory Tuesday evening brought forth numerous ideas from local residents, as well as a petition of demands that developers would be forced to meet in exchange for permission to take control of the area. Based on an explanation  … Full Article

Party like it's the Jurassic period – in Grove Alley

That's one dino-mite party planned for Downtown Brooklyn's groovy Grove Alley. Guests at the free al fresco fête are going to build an eight-foot-tall model dinosaur out of reclaimed wood, just for the fun of it. … Full Article


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