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Union says agreement ends lockout at LIU-Brooklyn

 A union says a 12-day lockout of hundreds of professors at a New York university has ended. … Full Article

Frustrated LIU-Brooklyn students walk out on replacement instructors

The fall semester at Long Island University-Brooklyn is barely a week old, but already failing grades are being issued — to replacement faculty.  
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Damaged Statue in Williamsburg

Sweet Jesus! Holy statue busted by drunken man in Williamsburg

An apparently inebriated man broke a statue of Jesus outside of a Williamsburg church early Sunday morning and police would like to have a word with him and his two equally spiffed pals. … Full Article

Which way to the Fillmore Place Historic District?

This must be the place. As in Fillmore Place. If you go to the movies at Williamsburg Cinemas, you've probably walked right past the sweet Williamsburg street. It's a short block away from the theater. Take a right turn off Driggs Avenue, and there you are. … Full Article

Where's Waldo? Williamsburg landmarks you should find

Hipsters. Hasidim. Hispanics. With so much to keep track of on the streets of vividly diverse Williamsburg, some of the landmarks in the waterfront neighborhood might have escaped your notice.  … Full Article

Katie Merz's 'glyphs' make Williamsburg development a selfie magnet

Selfie magnet.

Brooklyn-born artist Katie Merz has turned a façade of a Williamsburg residential conversion into a gigantic canvas for mesmerizing pictograms. … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn rolls out new eco-friendly garbage cans

Everyone loves to complain about trash in the streets, but Downtown Brooklyn is expected to see less of it after an expansion of the smart waste and recycling system in the area. … Full Article

Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue to host free fall festival on Sept. 18 in Gowanus

Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue will hold its annual street festival on Sept. 18, where dogs, kids and adults can enjoy a variety of activities, including a Badass raffle, a pit bull kissing booth and an agility course. … Full Article

New novel explores connections between technology and human desire to love

Liz Moore, known for her novels “The Words of Every Song” and the much-acclaimed “Heft,” has recently published “The Unseen World” (W.W. … Full Article


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