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Water main hit during lux hotel construction at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Work on a luxury hotel and condo complex at Brooklyn Bridge Park was put on hold Tuesday after the contractor hit a buried water main during excavation. … Full Article

Re-Purposing historic structures on Sidney Place

Soon, students will read “Catcher in the Rye” where Catholic priests rested their weary heads. … Full Article

Broadway musicians sing de Blasio’s praises

Things are going so well for Bill de Blasio these days that even musicians are playing his tune. … Full Article

Brooklyn Supreme Court interns participate in mock trial

The attorneys filed into the courtroom followed by their clients, witnesses and spectators. All rose when Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Gloria Dabiri entered the courtroom and took her seat that on the bench.   … Full Article

Famed science writer to speak about new book at Nerd Nite Global Festival in Park Slope

There is enough DNA in a single cell to stretch six feet, but it coils down to fit into a space a thousandth of an inch wide. There is enough DNA in a human body to reach from Pluto to the sun. Within this DNA are stories that have been buried for millions of years. … Full Article

'Lights and sirens’ not required for traffic stop, says Brooklyn judge

Stopping in front of a vehicle is not an aggressive police stop, Brooklyn Supreme Court Acting Justice Joel Goldberg ruled.
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Superstorm Sandy scammer arrested

New York state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced on Tuesday the arrest of Caterina M. Curatolo, who allegedly obtained more than $87,000 in benefits by falsely claiming to have been a victim of Superstorm Sandy.  … Full Article

Manhole fire leads to evacuations in Williamsburg

A manhole on Maujer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn caught fire and thick, gray smoke billowed out of two others just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, leading to evacuations from nearby buildings due to high carbon monoxide levels. … Full Article

Documents show Secret Service kept tabs on Swartz

BOSTON— Documents show that the U.S. Secret Service played a role in the federal investigation of free-information activist Aaron Swartz and watched his case until he committed suicide. … Full Article

Judge’s stop-and-frisk ruling puts mayoral candidates under microscope

A federal judge’s landmark decision on the Bloomberg Administration’s controversial stop-and-frisk policing policy is shining a spotlight on the mayoral candidates at a time when the public is just beginning to pay attention to the race for City Hall. … Full Article


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