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Sunset Park BID says new app will help boost business

A forward-thinking business group that provided free WiFi to Sunset Park’s Fifth Avenue is now working on the development of an app that leaders said will help merchants attract customers. … Full Article

In Public Service: Dilan calls Bushwick city’s ‘best kept secret’

Assemblymember Erik Dilan was born and raised in Bushwick, the neighborhood he now represents in the state Legislature, and in an interview with the Brooklyn Eagle, he called it “the city’s best kept secret.” … Full Article

PHOTO: Ships Ahoy off Brooklyn Heights

Fine sights from Brooklyn Heights. Neighborhood residents and workers glimpsed this procession up the East River Wednesday of Coast Guard cutter Legare with two cherry-red tug boats following behind.   … Full Article

The Jets, at Sunset

Not everyone in Sunset Park on Sunday seemed to care about the Jets game. As I walked along 39th Street and Third Avenue, right under the Gowanus overpass, and then down Fourth Avenue, I kept stepping into restaurants and a couple of bars: … Full Article

New Year's construction update: Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park apartment developments

Start the New Year in the know. Shake off the lingering effects of that stroke-of-midnight champagne and walk with us along Dean Street as we check on the status of six residential sites in the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park mega-development in Prospect Heights. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves 'reading circle' for Park Slope library's lawn

Storytime's going to be especially awesome at the Park Slope Branch. … Full Article

St. Francis College celebrates new graduates

Hundreds of parents, family members and friends will come to St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights to celebrate the Class of 2016 at St. Francis College’s Winter Commencement on Thursday, Jan. 14, beginning with a Baccalaureate Mass at 2 p.m. … Full Article

OPINION: Pineapple Walk sell out

There are many reasons for the community to oppose the cash-rich proposal to build a huge new building in the middle of the Cadman Plaza urban renewal site in Brooklyn Heights. The juicy location — from a developer’s point of view — bordered on one side by Pineapple Walk, the unique low-lyi … Full Article

NYU Lutheran doctors take healing touch abroad

Doctors, nurses, dentists and other health care practitioners from NYU Lutheran Medical Center have taken their act on the road several times in recent years. … Full Article

New state law makes subway crime easier to track, pols say

The two Brooklyn elected officials who sponsored a subway crime bill signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo requiring the NYPD to report all incidents to the City Council said the new state law will improve New Yorkers’ safety. … Full Article


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