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Activist Christopher Swain swims the Gowanus Canal in spite of EPA warnings

After a failed attempt in April due to inclement weather, clean water advocate Christopher Swain finally completed his 1.8-mile swim of the Gowanus Canal on Saturday morning.   … Full Article
 

Clarke: NYPD responds to 770 domestic violence calls daily

The NYPD responds to a staggering number of domestic violence reports — 770 every day — according to U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke, who recently held a forum with experts and elected officials to come up with ways to address the problem. … Full Article
 

The Coignet Building's comeback takes a step forward

Good morning, Gowanus! The famed Coignet Building is showing its true face to the world — at least partially. And what a face. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn author to read from new NY-centric book

“The Sea Beach Line” (Fig Tree Books), by Brooklyn author Ben Nadler, melds mid-20th century pulp fiction and traditional Jewish folklore as it updates the classic story of a young man trying to find his place in the world. Nadler will appear in Brooklyn for a reading on Sunday … Full Article
 

Yoga with a beat: Deep House Yoga in Williamsburg

On any given weekend, you can expect to find the Williamsburg nightclub Verboten packed to the brim with inebriated youths dancing and perspiring to blaring house music. … Full Article
 

Diane Ravitch, 'Reign of Error' author, to speak at Brooklyn Heights Library benefit

The Friends of Brooklyn Heights Branch Library’s 22nd annual benefit on Monday will be honoring Diane Ravitch, respected research professor and historian of education, … Full Article
 

In Public Service: Brennan’s tenure stretches back to mid-1980s

James Brennan was first elected to the New York state Assembly in 1984 and has seen a lot of changes in Albany in those 31 years. … Full Article
 

Brooklynites run, walk and bike in Bed Stuy 10K

Some 500 walkers, runners and cyclists attended Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Annual 10K Run, Walk and Ride last Sunday. Councilmember Robert E. … Full Article
 

Gowanus Open Studios this weekend

Hundreds of Gowanus-based artists will open their studios to the public this weekend on Oct. 17 and 18 from noon to 6 p.m. Visitors to the neighborhood create their own self-guided tours and have the chance to meet artists and discuss the work on display. … Full Article
 

CB2 approves Pierhouse hotel’s rooftop bar liquor license

Guests at the Starwood’s 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge will likely be able to quaff their martinis and Dark and Stormies – next to fire pits and accompanied by piped in music – out on the rooftop bar when the hotel opens in 2016 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
 

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