Dilapidated park in DUMBO inches closer to makeover

The cracked and crumbling asphalt lot in DUMBO that is designated Bridge Park 2 by the city Parks Department is one step closer to its transformation into a green recreation area. … Full Article

Man pleads not guilty to gun possession after alleged attempted hit and run

A man caught in an alleged Crown Heights hit-and-run attempt, busted for having a handgun at the scene, was arraigned in Brooklyn’s federal court on Friday for gun possession, court officials said. … Full Article

2 officials convicted at FIFA trial in Brooklyn Federal Court, 3rd awaits verdict

Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. … Full Article

HeartShare’s Cornerstone after-school site gets makeover

Children enrolled in an afterschool program in Boerum Hill sponsored by HeartShare Human Services of New York are enjoying brand new amenities, thanks to a renovation of the program site that was made possible with donations from Habitat for Humanity and a furniture store. … Full Article

North Brooklyn Angels’ food truck receives early holiday gift

It’s Thursday, just after the noon hour. Remnants of the season’s second snowfall cover the grass at Cooper Park Houses with a thin layer of white that neither sun nor ambient temperatures are strong enough to melt. … Full Article

Angel Wings: Profiles of Boosters: Jim Munson of Brooklyn Roasters

“This is a brewed beverage borough,” says Jim Munson, one of the masterminds behind Brooklyn Roasters. “ I love that the first syllable of where I live symbolizes what I do: ‘broo’…” … Full Article

Call to rename Williamsburg Bridge after saxophonist Sonny Rollins gains steam

The Williamsburg Bridge will undergo many changes in the coming years as part of the L-train shutdown, but none perhaps more dramatic than this.   … Full Article

NYU Langone to close Lutheran Augustana Center

A major Brooklyn medical facility that serves patients in need of skilled nursing, physical therapy, pain management and hospice care is closing its doors in 2018, the Brooklyn Eagle has learned. … Full Article

Brooklyn DA presents $750K in restitution checks to cheated workers

After five electricians were cheated out of pay from a Red Hook company, Brooklyn District Attorney-elect Eric Gonzalez and Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters presented them with more than $750,000 in restitution checks on Tuesday, officials said. … Full Article

Former Brooklyn prosecutor stars in ‘TRUE CONVICTION’

A former Brooklyn prosecutor who had a perfect 35-0 record in convicting the bad guys in homicide cases is taking her crime-solving skills to television. … Full Article


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