Landmarks Preservation Commission will try to save Dr. Maurice T. Lewis House from demolition

The only freestanding mansion in Sunset Park is in danger of demolition.

The city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will try to save it. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission okays 'Nitehawk' marquee sign for former Pavilion Theater

The Nitehawk is coming to Park Slope. Its name will glow in red neon lights on a marquee on Prospect Park West. … Full Article

Pols, immigration advocates want ICE out of courthouses

President Donald Trump’s promise to crack down on illegal immigrants is having troubling ramifications in Brooklyn, according to lawmakers and advocates who said agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are routinely and unfairly arresting immigrants in courthouses. … Full Article

Judge rules against Brooklyn Heights Association on Pier 6 development

On Thursday, Justice Carmen Victoria St. George of the state Supreme Court denied the Brooklyn Heights Association’s (BHA) petition against a controversial two-tower development on Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
Brooklyn-Based Artist Pulls Strings At Winter Olympics

Brooklyn-based artist pulls strings at Winter Olympics

Nicholas Mahon remained humble while he beamed with pride as an audience of more than 30,000 attended the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, showcasing his art projects at the forefront on Feb. 9. … Full Article

Sunset Park parents demand multi-lingual educators

Sunset Park is slated to get five new schools during the next few years and parents are demanding to have a say in how the schools are designed and maintained, according to education advocates. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School appoints Lawrence A. Sucharow to its Board of Trustees

The Brooklyn Law School Board of Trustees announced this week that it has appointed Lawrence A. Sucharow to its board. Sucharow is an internationally recognized securities lawyer and is considered a leader of the class action bar. … Full Article

Plan to enlarge & redesign Brooklyn House of Detention moves forward with Council deal

Under pressure to speedily replace Rikers Island with four smaller, safer municipal jails  — including the Brooklyn Detention Center — city councilmembers have reached a highly unusual agreement with Mayor Bill de Blasio for a joint public review process. … Full Article

Woman gets jail time for stealing over $1M in amusement park tickets

A longtime employee of a Red Hook charter bus company was sentenced to one to three years in prison on Wednesday for stealing more than $1 million in amusement park tickets from the company. … Full Article

Williamsburg tenants demand city help them return to lofts after 3-year lockout

“It’s astounding to me that the city can throw some kids in Rikers for the weekend for jumping a turnstile but can’t stop a landlord who owes them half a million dollars in fines.” … Full Article


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