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The Heights Players shake the winter doldrums with ‘As Bees in Honey Drown’

Brooklyn Heights
Nothing cures the winter doldrums better than a good comedy, and The Heights Players are ready to shake off winter with the madcap pace of Douglas Carter Beane’s sophisticated satire, “As Bees in Honey Drown.” … Full Article
 

DNA and criminal record ruled enough probable cause for Brooklyn man’s arrest

Crown Heights
A Brooklyn man who was arrested, charged and acquitted of burglary has been prevented from following through with his suit against the city for false arrest and malicious prosecution.  … Full Article
 

Scissura urges de Blasio to create small business ombudsman

Downtown
Carlo Scissura, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, called on the City Council Mayor Bill de Blasio to create a new post within the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs to help owners of mom and pop businesses. … Full Article
 
 

Interfaith Medical Center supporters rally in Brooklyn for Medicaid waiver funds

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Elected officials and Interfaith Medical Center advocates rallied on Monday in Bedford-Stuyvesant to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to use recently-approved Medicaid waiver funds to keep the threatened hospital open. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Boys & Girls Club receives book donations from local McDonald's owner

Navy Yard
On Friday, local McDonald’s Owner/Operator Elaine Diekmann was joined by Ronald McDonald at the Navy Yard Boys & Girls Club, where they donated 600 Happy Meal Books for children ages 6-9 who are learning how to read.  … Full Article
 

Wrongly incarcerated man and NYC reach settlement deal

Williamsburg
A Brooklyn man who spent more than 20 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit has agreed to a monetary settlement with the City of New York. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer announced last week that David Ranta will receive a settlement amount of $6.4 million. … Full Article
 

‘Ask A Clean Person’ author to launch hilarious cleaning guidebook in DUMBO

DUMBO
Whether you’re an obsessive cleaner, a germaphobe, or somewhat of a slacker in the cleanliness department, you’ve most likely encountered some confusion when attempting to clean the long-accumulating or sudden messes that inevitably creep into the corners (or right out in the open) in your  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Law School finds a buyer for six B'klyn Heights buildings - and it's the Kushner Cos.

Downtown
Brooklyn Law School finally nailed down a buyer for a half-dozen Brooklyn Heights buildings that provide student housing, which have been up for sale since last summer, the Brooklyn Eagle confirmed Friday. … Full Article
 

Details of the SUNY - LICH hospital deal, unveiled in Brooklyn on Friday

Cobble Hill
After a year of protests and litigation, details of a settlement opening the way for a new operator for Long Island College Hospital (LICH) were revealed in state Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Friday. … Full Article
 

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