Errol Louis delivers commencement speech at Brooklyn Law School graduation

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) celebrated its 116th commencement ceremony at the Brooklyn Academy of Music where 399 students received their degrees on Thursday, May 18. … Full Article

Arab-American Marines from Cobble Hill nominated for NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

Between these three former Marines you’ll find roughly a dozen medals and an unwavering patriotism. … Full Article

Amid controversy, Bedford-Union Armory ULURP process kicks off in Brooklyn

New York City Planning Commission’s certification on Monday started the ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) approval process for the controversial Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment plan. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society opens first offsite gallery in DUMBO

The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) celebrated the formal opening of its first off-site location in the Empire Stores building at 55 Water St. in DUMBO with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and inaugural exhibition “Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront. … Full Article

Carroll seeks election law change to extend run-off

Voters should get extra time to decide the winner of a run-off election, according to Assemblymember Robert Carroll, who said the state Assembly has passed a bill he sponsored to extend the time period from two weeks to three. … Full Article

Councilmember Cumbo, officials, come out against Bedford-Union Armory project

At Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday afternoon, city Councilmember Laurie Cumbo announced her opposition to the proposed Bedford-Union Armory development in Crown Heights. … Full Article

Renewal of family faith brings growth of synagogues in Brownstone Brooklyn

Welcoming Shabbat, the free weekly sing-along for toddlers hosted by Brooklyn Heights Synagogue was recently named one of the Top 5 “Absolute Best Kids Music Classes in New York” by New York magazine, making it the only faith-based class to receive the honor and even ranking above popular mainstr … Full Article

Hark! The Weir Greenhouse has a gleaming new dome

All that glitters is not gold. That new dome you see, glowing above the construction fence that surrounds the Weir Greenhouse, is made of copper. … Full Article

Nifty buildings near the Sunset Park ferry dock

People with jobs at the Brooklyn Army Terminal know their way around this terrain. For the rest of us, it's uncharted territory. … Full Article


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