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Water nymph graces Brooklyn Heights window

Passers-by on Montague Street did double-takes when they realized that the beautiful water nymph sitting in the window of M.A.C. makeup store was a living human. … Full Article
 

Apartments planned at Harte & Co. factory site

Prepare to say So long to an iconic – and pollution-plagued – Greenpoint waterfront industrial property, the former Harte & Co. factory building. … Full Article
 

Save Pier 6 campaigns for more proportional development in Brooklyn Bridge Park

“The petition is very open-ended,” Lori Schomp explained to a woman strolling through Saturday’s Willowtown Fair. “We’re just asking for the community to be involved. As these decisions are evolving and happening very fast, we’d like the park to slow down so neighbors can have an input.” … Full Article
 

ReBar owner pleads not guilty to tax fraud charges

The owner of a popular DUMBO restaurant that closed abruptly and left dozen of couples without a wedding venue has pleaded not guilty to tax fraud charges. Jason Stevens, the owner of reBar, is charged with failing to pay more than $1 million in taxes on the business from 2009 to 2012. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Gala honors Peter M. Meyer, Bryce Dessner

The 2014 Brooklyn Youth Chorus Gala, held at 501 Union in Gowanus on May 20, presented a fine evening of cocktails, a buffet dinner, and music by Brooklyn Youth Chorus (BYC) with acclaimed Brooklyn-based musician Bryce Dessner and NYC-based musician Caroline Shaw. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn judge approves plan to sell LICH to developer Peebles

State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Thursday signed off on an agreement that would keep an emergency department and ambulatory care in operation at Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH). … Full Article
 

NYPD rescues Brooklyn Bridge jumper in dangerous mission

On Thursday at about 1:40 p.m., police responded to an emotionally disturbed male on the Brooklyn Bridge.. Upon arrival, members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit observed a male atop a metal stress beam on the Brooklyn-bound side of the bridge wearing duct tape and a mask over his face. … Full Article
 

Assembly passes anti-slur bill for sports teams

What’s in a name? William Shakespeare wasn’t the only person who has ever pondered that question. Sports teams with names that some find insulting are finding themselves on the receiving end of heavy criticism these days. … Full Article
 

LICH ER stays open as deal with Peebles a ‘whisper away’

Attorneys from community groups, SUNY and developer Peebles Corp., the frontrunner to buy Long Island College Hospital (LICH), asked state Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Wednesday for one more day to resolve a snag in a deal that would keep an free-standing emergency department open o … Full Article
 

Downtown Brooklyn’s Summer@MetroTech series to feature rooftop films, BEAT Festival and more

Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC) has announced the return of Summer@MetroTech, a summer-long cultural and entertainment festival, bringing free music, movies, activities and  … Full Article
 

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