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Save the View Now advocates head back to court over Pierhouse height

A preservationist group fighting to preserve the view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is headed back to court with what it says is new evidence revealing Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. … Full Article
 

Rev. F. Goldthwaite Sherrill, 87, was impassioned pastor who worked for Civil Rights, justice

The Rev. Franklin Goldthwaite Sherrill II, rector emeritus of Grace Church-Brooklyn Heights died on Sunday. He was 87 years old and was a resident of Moultonborough, N.H. … Full Article
 

After chase, cops nab armed suspect in Brooklyn

Make that one less gun in the wrong hands in Brooklyn. Two 83rd Precinct police officers, Ramon Portillo and Marvin Luis, chased down and arrested a Bushwick man armed with a loaded Smith & Wesson handgun Sunday night. … Full Article
 

Too many cooks spoil the broth? Not in Sunset Park

Over the years Sunset Park has been home to waves of immigrants, including Germans, Irish, Norwegians, Latinos, Asians and Eastern Europeans, many of whom brought recipes from their home countries with them when they arrived on U.S. … Full Article
 

Award-winning Brooklyn writer to launch debut novel in Cobble Hill, Fort Greene

Award-winning Brooklyn writer Helen Phillips will soon release “The Beautiful Bureaucrat” (Henry Holt; on sale Aug. … Full Article
 

There's so much to love about 'Much Ado'

She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah. She's just got an odd way of showing it. Beatrice, one of the Bard's most brilliant It Girls, is a tart-tongued marvel, a wizard with the one-liners. … Full Article
 

Job fair gives youths a chance to impress employers

It was a match made in heaven. Young people looking for jobs were given the chance to meet with representatives of companies looking to hire employees at a Bushwick job fair sponsored by the non-profit organization Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT). … Full Article
 

New memoir traces a fall from grace

Christina McDowell was born Christina Prousalis. After her father, Tom Prousalis, was arrested and imprisoned in the wake of the conviction of   … Full Article
 

Pavilion Theater condo-conversion plan heads for Aug. 4 Landmarks hearing

One Park Slope resident thinks it looks like “a penitentiary in Sunset Park.” Another believes it's “more appropriate to SoHo” because of the “grid” of industrial-style windows that covers its façade. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn judge finalizes sale of Long Island College Hospital

On Thursday, a Brooklyn judge signed an order finalizing the State University of New York’s (SUNY) sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to developer Fortis Property Group. … Full Article
 

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