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Attorney suspects favorable treatment to witness in triple homicide trial

A Brooklyn man convicted of a Fort Greene triple homicide could have been sentenced to 75 years to life in prison Tuesday but his defense attorney is investigating favorable treatment to a key witness in the trial. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn kid now a star in supporting roles & lead

If you’ve seen a fair number of films in the past few years, and have been paying attention, you’ve noticed the presence of Lucas Hedges. … Full Article
 

Montague BID wants footbridge to connect Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Montague Street Business Improvement District (BID), which represents more than 100 small businesses in Brooklyn Heights, has requested that the city build a permanent footbridge from the bottom of Montague Street to Brooklyn Bridge Park.   … Full Article
 

Are we going to see Subway fare hikes sooner than expected?

Bus and subway riders aren’t happy with the news from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli about the possibility of higher transit fares coming sooner rather than later. … Full Article
 

Target Margin Theater moves to Sunset Park

The Target Margin Theater company was involved in a real-life production that sounded like the plot of a memorable play. And it had a happy ending. … Full Article
 

Teens rally at Board of Elections to lower voting age

An effort to lower the voting age in New York state to 17 appears to be gaining momentum as a Brooklyn lawmaker who joined forces with high school students is continuing his push for a change in the law. … Full Article
 
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Study suggests expanding waterfront activities at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Where cargo ships once docked, the 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park has drawn millions to Brooklyn’s shoreline. … Full Article
 

Borough Hall poll workers make fashion statement

Voters going to the polls on Tuesday usually encountered helper poll workers who directed them to the correct tables to pick up ballots and patiently answered their questions. But the poll workers at Borough Hall did more than just assist voters. They made a fashion statement! … Full Article
 

Jehovah’s Witnesses sell development site at 74 Adams St. in DUMBO

Another piece of the Kingdom is gone. On Wednesday, the Jehovah’s Witnesses announced the sale of one of the last remaining properties in their once-massive Brooklyn real-estate portfolio.  … Full Article
 

Sunset cruise to DUMBO on the NYC Ferry

The journey's brief. The scenery's epic. A ride on the NYC Ferry from its North Williamsburg stop to Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park takes just 13 minutes. But boy, is it fun if you go right before sunset. … Full Article
 

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