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Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO properties the Jehovah's Witnesses haven't yet sold: Part Two

Amen, Amen, Amen. The Watchtower's got a trio of fine properties on the sale market. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO properties the Jehovah's Witnesses haven't yet sold: Part One

Amen, Amen, Amen. The Watchtower's got a trio of fine properties on the sale market. … Full Article
 

Activist Christopher Swain swims in ‘toilet bowl of bacteria’

“There were used condoms, turds and sewage, and my eyes were burning underneath my goggles from the oil,” said clean water activist Christopher Swain after swimming the entire 3.5-mile North Brooklyn dumpsite known as Newtown Creek last week. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s CEC 13 calls for moratorium on Success Academy charter school expansion

Following accusations that Success Academy charter schools weed out challenging and low-performing students by harassing them and their parents, the District 13 Community Education Council (CEC)  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights neighbors furious over unpermitted work at former LICH property

Neighbors are fuming that the owner of a multifamily building in the Willowtown section of Brooklyn Heights has continued demolition work despite numerous violations reported to the Department of Buildings over more than a month. … Full Article
 

In Public Service: Davila cites grit as key to success

Drug dealers know not to mess with Maritza Davila. As a single mother raising her three children in a Bushwick apartment house several years ago, Davila mobilized her fellow tenants, and together they chased drug dealers out of the building. … Full Article
 

BBP Conservancy announces new board member Peter Ebright

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has announced the election of Peter Ebright to the organization’s board of directors. The election took place at the Conservancy’s Dec.15 board meeting.  … Full Article
 

New WeWork facility turns old Jehovah's Witnesses buildings into small-biz mecca

The world is divided into two types of people — those who have offices in WeWork's cauldrons of creativity and entrepreneurship, and those who only get to read about them. … Full Article
 

City Tech Hospitality Management students earn certified front desk representative designation

In a ceremony held Dec. 17 at New York City College of Technology (NYCCT)/City University of New York, Rebecca Charles of The James New York presented 59 students from NYCCT Hospitality Department their certifications for Front Desk Representative.  … Full Article
 

Baby hamadryas baboon debuts at Prospect Park Zoo

There's a new face at the Prospect Park Zoo. The Wildlife Conservation Society says a male infant Hamadryas baboon is now on view to the public. The baboon was born on Oct. 22. His mother is Kaia and his father is Bole. … Full Article
 

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