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City to stomp out rats at 33 Bushwick, Bed-Stuy schools

Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant may be home to artists and hipsters, but they are also the most rat-infested neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Now the city is taking its war on rats to the vermin living off mountains of trash produced at more than 33 schools in the area. … Full Article

Woman slugs victim on C train after e-cig complaint

Police apprehended Krystal Feldsherov, 23 years old, at the High Street subway station in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday after she allegedly assaulted another woman who complained to Feldsherov about her smoking an electronic cigarette on the C train. … Full Article

Check out Brooklyn Bridge Park’s planned Pier 2 uplands

In fall of 2018, construction will begin on the 3.2 acre Pier 2 uplands in Brooklyn Bridge Park — the current site of the popular Pop-Up Pool. The parkland that will replace the pool will feature a bowl-shaped grassy swath, a water play area and meandering paths. … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Used laptop dealer lost $10K from alleged Greenpoint mail thief

A Greenpoint used computer dealer claimed he lost roughly $10,000 after a postal worker, who was recently arraigned on mail theft charges in Brooklyn’s federal court, allegedly stole multiple laptops intended for his business. … Full Article

Teacher up for $100,000 prize in trade school contest

A maritime teacher from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School is a finalist in a contest that could net his school a cool $100,000. … Full Article

Film about WWII Japanese internees to screen at St. Francis College

St. Francis College on Thursday, Oct. 19, will host a screening and discussion of “Resistance at Tule Lake,” a film about resistance and non-cooperation among Japanese-Americans who were forced into internment camps during World War II. … Full Article

Chashama’s 2017 Open Studios to take place this weekend at the Brooklyn Army Terminal

This weekend, the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park will play host to Chashama’s 2017 Open Studios event. Chashama, a nonprofit arts organization, has “revitalized over 80 properties, providing invaluable opportunities to more than 15,000 artists” since 1995, according to its website. … Full Article

De Blasio town hall to hit Brooklyn Heights … and some may hit back

Have a question to ask or a bone to pick with the mayor? … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association gives out $5,000 scholarship to BLS student

The Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation gave out its third annual Hon. Theodore T. Jones Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Damandeep Kaur, a second-year student at Brooklyn Law School, during its board of directors meeting in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights showhouse welcomes public

The borough’s inaugural Designer Showhouse has swung open its mahogany doors to the general public, treating both local residents and out-of-towners to a rare glimpse of 21st century living inside a historic 19th century Brooklyn Heights home. … Full Article


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