Ditmas Park

Here's what Michelle Williams paid for her Victorian Flatbush house

The neighbors call it the “Gone With the Wind” house. Michelle Williams calls it her very own — for $2,500,001. It was an all-cash deal, in case you're wondering. … Full Article

Tom Hanks 'lives' in this Ditmas Park house in Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies'

Welcome to Tom Hanks' house in Ditmas Park. His on-screen house, of course. … Full Article

Italian Opera Company to perform at St. Finbar Church

In celebration of six decades of performances, the Italian Opera Company will be presenting a special concert on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Saint Finbar Catholic Church, 138 Bay 20th St., at 7 p.m. The concert is titled “A Renaissance of Inspirational Music.” … Full Article

Roll up your sleeves! Pols offer flu shots

With flu season set to arrive soon, Brooklyn lawmakers are looking after the health of their constituents by offering free flu vaccinations in their districts. … Full Article

In Public Service: Greenfield committee at center of housing debate

David Greenfield is one of the most influential members of the City Council, and his clout will likely grow over the next few years. … Full Article

Councilmembers embrace Cleanup NYC Initiative

Clean, litter-free sidewalks provide a boost to the city’s economy, according to two Brooklyn City Council members, who recently announced the start of new cleanup projects in their districts. … Full Article

Donovan passes first bill in House

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who was elected on May 5, has reached a significant milestone, passing his first piece of legislation. A bill Donovan sponsored, the Securing the Cities Act of 2015, was overwhelmingly approved by the House of Representatives by a vote of 411-4 on Oct. 21. … Full Article

Saint Patrick Academy hosts pre-Halloween bash

There were Ghostbusters, gypsies, Minions, and people looking like they came straight from the set of “The Walking Dead” wandering around the Saint Patrick Catholic Academy auditorium on the night of Oct. 23. But it was a friendly invasion! The academy, located at 401 97th St. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Lawyers host Justice Lopez Torres for Surrogate Court update

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) got together for its monthly membership meeting Wednesday at Hunter's Steak and Ale House in Bay Ridge, where Justice Margarita Lopez Torres presented a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar titled "An Overview of Article 17-A of the Surrogate’s Court P … Full Article

Xaverian Open House draws more than 800 students

Xaverian High School held the first Open House of its new co-ed era, drawing more than 800 prospective students on a recent Sunday, giving the teens a chance to learn more about the school, which will be admitting girls starting in September of 2016. … Full Article


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