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Gunfire shatters calm at Brooklyn’s Fulton Ferry Landing

A frightening incident involving what was thought to be semi-automatic weapon fire at Fulton Ferry Landing early Sunday morningwas connected to a music video being filmed on Front Street in DUMBO, where rival gang members converged, according to a report by Capt. … Full Article

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer to visit Park Slope, discuss new book on Salem Witch Trials

In 2010, Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer Stacy Schiff released her universally celebrated No. … Full Article

St. Francis welcomes Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella

The St. Francis College Women's Poetry Initiative Series welcomes Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella to read her work and answer questions on Monday, Nov. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in the college’s Founders Hall. … Full Article

Satellite Sisters to talk up new book in DUMBO

The powerHouse Arena in DUMBO will host a launch party for “You’re the Best” by the Satellite Sisters Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Sheila Dolan and the next generation on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. “You’re the Best” (Prospect Park Books; Oct. … Full Article

Landmarking agency blesses Pavilion Theater condo-conversion plan

Go forth and build condos. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) gave its blessing Tuesday to Hidrock Realty's plan to turn a 1920s-vintage Park Slope movie house into a big condo development with a small cinema.  … Full Article

Advocacy group says survey shows Pierhouse project juts into protected view plane

A group working to protect the scenic view from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade says a new land survey has discovered that a 20-foot section of the penthouse apartment atop the Pierhouse project in Brooklyn Bridge Park juts into a protected view plane and has to come down. … Full Article

Activist Christopher Swain swims the Gowanus Canal in spite of EPA warnings

After a failed attempt in April due to inclement weather, clean water advocate Christopher Swain finally completed his 1.8-mile swim of the Gowanus Canal on Saturday morning.   … Full Article

Clarke: NYPD responds to 770 domestic violence calls daily

The NYPD responds to a staggering number of domestic violence reports — 770 every day — according to U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke, who recently held a forum with experts and elected officials to come up with ways to address the problem. … Full Article

The Coignet Building's comeback takes a step forward

Good morning, Gowanus! The famed Coignet Building is showing its true face to the world — at least partially. And what a face. … Full Article

Brooklyn author to read from new NY-centric book

“The Sea Beach Line” (Fig Tree Books), by Brooklyn author Ben Nadler, melds mid-20th century pulp fiction and traditional Jewish folklore as it updates the classic story of a young man trying to find his place in the world. Nadler will appear in Brooklyn for a reading on Sunday … Full Article


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