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Home Sweet Home in historic Wallabout

Susan Raskin's 1830s Wallabout house is a knock-out and she wouldn't dream of living anywhere else. But when she first laid eyes on it during a home-buying hunt, she refused to get out of the car. … Full Article
 

Welcome to Wallabout, Brooklyn's wooden-house wonderland

It's a wonderland for wood-frame houses built before the Civil War. Welcome to Wallabout, where some of Brooklyn's finest architectural eye candy can be found. Just ignore the roar of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and super-busy Park Avenue beneath it. … Full Article
 

Construction begins on DUMBO community and environmental education building

Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBP), general contractor Stalco Construction and architect Architecture Research Office (ARO) have begun an extensive renovation and conversion of a former New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) maintenance building into a Brooklyn Br … Full Article
 

Landmarks Preservation Commission tells Brooklyn Heights townhouse designers to try again

Lou Greco wants to fill one of the only gaps in Brooklyn Heights' landmarked streets with three townhouses. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bar’s new CLE director helping to implement new technology

Meet Danielle A. Levine, the Brooklyn Law School graduate who hopes to transform the way the Brooklyn Bar Association runs its Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program. … Full Article
 

For some African American residents, climate change is but one of many priorities

Sunday afternoon saw a great turnout for a historic march through the streets of Manhattan. Elected officials, local residents and community activists gathered to commemorate an important occasion and to push for causes of social justice. … Full Article
 
 
STABBING ON MONTAGUE STREET

Stabbing, chaos on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights

Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights was a scene of chaos Monday afternoon when a man said to be a disgruntled construction worker stabbed his boss and fled towards Court Street, shoving his way through a screaming lunchtime crowd and injuring a bystander who was knocked to the sidewalk. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Book Festival features Rushdie, Auster, other literary stars

The Brooklyn Book Festival kicked off on Sunday with more than 100 panel discussions, readings and other literary activities. … Full Article
 

Mayor de Blasio weighs in on NYU’s exit from LICH deal

Mayor Bill de Blasio weighed in on Friday on the unraveling of the deal to provide health care at the site of Long Island College Hospital (LICH), after NYU-Langone’s … Full Article
 

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