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Brooklyn Bookbeat: James Lasdun and Michelle Orange to speak at powerHouse Arena

Two celebrated writers – James Lasdun and Michelle Orange – will appear at DUMBO’s powerHouse Arena on Wednesday, Feb. … Full Article

Medical exminer probes ex-Post editor's mysterious Cobble Hill death

The New York City Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday said that tests to determine the cause of death of Elizabeth Ann Borst, the Cobble Hill resident who was found on the floor of home with a massive wound to her head, were inconclusive. The office is now conducting tissue and toxic … Full Article

Windsor Terrace pact will ensure both green beans and Walgreens

After a “food fight” that lasted more than half a year, the struggle by Windsor Terrace residents for a supermarket in their neighborhood has come to a close. … Full Article

LETTER: Not saving LICH would be an incredible waste of money, effort

Leaving aside the alleged “milking” of the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) properties by Continuum, and leaving aside whatever support was -- or was not -- provided by SUNY Downstate, and leaving aside whatever hopes SUNY Downstate and/or the state have for cashing in on the fabulous wa … Full Article

Brooklyn's 'oldest bar' files for bankruptcy

Brooklyn's oldest bar -- P.J. Hanley's -- has filed for bankruptcy protection and is up for sale, Crain’s NY reports. … Full Article

Brooklyn bookstores join fight against the power of Amazon, Barnes and Noble

If you purchased “50 Shades of Gray” on Amazon for your Kindle e-reader, you're blocked from transferring that purchase onto your Barnes and Noble Nook. 

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The New Rat Pack: Superstorm Sandy blamed for rats damaging Brooklyn cars

So much of our world is controlled by computers that it should therefore be no surprise that a traditionally mechanical tool -- the ordinary car -- could be crippled by a computer glitch.  … Full Article

GRIM SUNDAY NIGHT IN BROOKLYN: Randolph, Gasol lead Grizzlies over Nets 76-72

Ever since trading top scorer Rudy Gay, the Memphis Grizzlies have shown they can still put up some points. … Full Article

EERIE: Manhattan seaport a 'ghost town' months after Sandy

The historic cobblestone streets and 19th-century mercantile buildings near the water's edge in lower Manhattan are eerily deserted, a neighborhood silenced by Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article


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