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Walker launches campaign for Boyland’s Central Brooklyn Assembly seat

Latrice Walker officially launched her campaign for Brooklyn’s 55th Assembly District at Borough Hall on Monday morning with endorsements from a Who’s Who of Central Brooklyn elected officials, clergy members and other leaders. … Full Article
 

Roller skaters, welcome to Brooklyn Bridge Park!

It didn’t matter that she didn’t know how to skate.  As soon as Erica Purcell heard that a roller skating rink was opening at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2, she said she made plans to check it out. … Full Article
 

No Clowning Around: Green-Wood Staff Not Impressed

Consider them unamused.
Green-Wood Cemetery staff are on the lookout for a performance artist dressed as a clown roaming their hallowed grounds. The activity is likely part of an misguided attempt at performance art or a publicity stunt, the staff claim. … Full Article
 

Bastille Day in Brooklyn: Pétanque, pastis and the World Cup

Thousands came to Smith Street in Boerum Hill on Sunday for the largest -- and most convivial -- Bastille Day celebration in the U.S. … Full Article
 

Squadron and Levin want India Street Pier answers ASAP

With the G train’s summer shutdown clock ticking, state Senator Daniel Squadron and Councilmember Steve Levin pushed on Friday for a date for the reopening of the East River Ferry’s India Street pier in Greenpoint. … Full Article
 

Clutter a Factor in Deadly Williamsburg Fire?

Another danger lurked as fire and smoke swept through the upper floors of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise: junk. … Full Article
 

Concern in Brooklyn as LICH ER shrinks

Supporters of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) rallied outside the Cobble Hill hospital’s emergency department on Thursday to express concern about SUNY shrinking what remains of the ER. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn officials, community want investigation into sale of LICH

Brooklyn officials on Thursday asked state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli to conduct investigations of SUNY’s sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis. … Full Article
 

Thousands turn out for firefighter’s funeral

Thousands of firefighters from departments across the northeast (and beyond) turned out at the funeral of Lt. Gordon “Matt” Ambelas Thursday morning in a massive show of solidarity and mourning. … Full Article
 

City of Water Day comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Metropolitan Water Alliance’s City of Water Day will make its way to Brooklyn Bridge Park July 12. Kayaking and “Seining the River Wild” are both free, public events that are a part of the annual “celebration of the world-class potential of the water that surrounds us.” … Full Article
 

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