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Downtown Brooklyn sees damage from Sandy

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP), although still in the process of assessing the damage in its three Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and the BAM Cultural District, reports there was no major damage and no injuries to security workers. … Full Article

Police summoned over NYC bus line-cutter

Police were summoned at a Brooklyn shuttle bus waiting area when a man and woman tried to cut a two-block line. A straphanger yelled: "Officer! Officer! That guy just cut the line!" The police came and dragged the couple away, as they protested loudly. … Full Article

NY Methodist meets storm’s challenges

During Hurricane Sandy, lines stretched out the door as New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope provided free breakfast and lunch for employees. Meanwhile, all hands were on deck in the hospital's Emergency Department throughout the storm. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s River Cafe swamped by Sandy's surge

It may be on a converted barge, but because the famous River Café restaurant under the Brooklyn Bridge is attached to dry land, it was unable to ride out Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge. The restaurant says it will be closed until further notice for cleaning and repairs. … Full Article

Brooklyn legal community still trying to get its footing after Sandy

For the better part of this week, New Yorkers have been reeling from the aftermath of super-storm Sandy.  Within the Brooklyn legal community, courts have been closed and cases have been delayed. … Full Article

Shuttle buses to Manhattan, but you’ll have to wait

Huge crowds lined up for the shuttle buses from Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn to Manhattan on Thursday morning as subway service between the boroughs remains canceled. Passengers said they had waited hours to get on the shuttle, which ends up at 57th Street in Manhattan. … Full Article

`Bible Storyland’ coming to Crown Heights Film Fest

Bible Storyland,” a film about an ill-fated 1960s theme park whose exhibits were based on biblical scenes, will have its New York city premiere on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Crown Heights Film Festival. … Full Article

Nets do the 'Right Thing': Push opener to Saturday night

When you've waited over 55 years for a major pro sports franchise to call your own, what's another two days? … Full Article

LICH response to Storm

Advance planning and dedicated staff allowed University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital to not only care for their own patients but to accept ventilator-dependent patients from the Hopkins Center, a nursing home in Boerum Hill. … Full Article

Sandy hits DUMBO hard; Downtown and Heights escape major damage

In DUMBO, the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy caused heavy damage to residences and businesses closest to the East River. Some are still without power. … Full Article


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