Crown Heights

Sunset Park immigration center gets restitution after employees cheated clients

About a month and a half before the 2016 presidential election, the Brooklyn DA’s Office announced the indictment of a mother and daughter accused of cheating clients and embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from a Sunset Park immigration center. … Full Article

Brooklyn lawmakers take part in council speaker forum

Two Brooklyn lawmakers in the running to become the next City Council speaker were among the candidates taking part in a forum at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, where they were peppered with questions on a variety of topics. … Full Article

State Sen. Brian Kavanagh: ‘Brooklyn will not be lost in the shuffle’

The Brooklyn waterfront’s new state Senator Brian Kavanagh wants residents of the 26th District Senate seat formerly held by Daniel Squadron to know that “Brooklyn will not be lost in the shuffle.” … Full Article

De Blasio coming to Windsor Terrace for town hall

Residents of Windsor Terrace and Sunset Park will get the chance to meet Mayor Bill de Blasio face to face and ask him anything they wish when he visits their area for a town hall this week. … Full Article

The Watchtower sign is gone from the Jehovah's Witnesses' old headquarters in Brooklyn Heights

It's the end of an era.

The red-lettered Watchtower sign, an icon of the Brooklyn waterfront for many decades, is gone. … Full Article

DOT to provide update on BQE reconstruction

The NYC Department of Transportation’s Division of Bridges will present an update on the upcoming Brooklyn-Queens Expressway rehab project at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Association holds community forum with NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

The Cobble Hill Association met with NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, City Councilmember Brad Lander and state Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon at the Cobble Hill Health Center. On everyone’s mind at the Nov. … Full Article

Gillibrand calls on Franken to resign

In a sharply worded rebuke of a fellow lawmaker, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) called on Al Franken to resign after another woman came forward to charge the Minnesota senator of forcibly kissing her. … Full Article

The $5.85 million Greek-Revival rowhouse and other recently sold Boerum Hill homes

We've got nothing against laundromats. But if you own a house, wouldn't you rather have the property next door be a handsome new condo building? The red-brick rowhouse at 87 Nevins St. has had it both ways. … Full Article

A Neo-Classical newspaper-printing plant and other Boerum Hill eye candy

There's a monumental building that looks kinda like a Neo-Classical temple and has the New York Times' name inscribed on a doorsill — on Third Avenue in Boerum Hill, of all places. … Full Article


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