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Heights Casino boasts an impressive 29 Junior Gold National squash players

When Isabella Kearns first started going to the Brooklyn Heights Casino she was there to play tennis. She never played squash, but would see other kids her age playing and seemingly having the time of their lives. It wasn’t long until Kearns wanted to be apart of it. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn crossing guard injured by car on Atlantic Ave.

Brooklyn school crossing guard Shameeka White, 37, was injured in the line of duty early Wednesday morning when she shoved a child out of the way of a car careening around a stalled bus on Atlantic Avenue, according to her union, Local 372 AFSCME. … Full Article
 

Noted writers to challenge Chinese Gov’t at Brooklyn Public Library on Thursday

Noted American writers and artists will protest Beijing’s efforts to silence award-winning writer Ilham Tohti and other Chinese writers and artists on the plaza of Brooklyn Public Library on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. … Full Article
 

Greenpoint: Housing stock to cherish

Greenpoint's got an apartment house built by oil tycoon Charles Pratt – yes, the man who started the Pratt Institute – for neighborhood workers in the 1880s. … Full Article
 

Greenpoint: Foodies flock to waterfront restaurant, the Glasserie

Here's an adaptive reuse that's winning fans. Ground-floor space in a long-departed Greenpoint glass maker's factory – which is right up the street from the Greenpoint Landing mega-project site – is now a Middle Eastern restaurant. … Full Article
 

Greenpoint: Has the sale of the former Harte & Co. factory closed?

What will become of a much-admired – and highly polluted – Greenpoint industrial building, the former Harte & Co. factory, which may have just changed hands? … Full Article
 

Greenpoint: Mammoth waterfront makeover begins

The wheels are starting to turn on the construction of Greenpoint Landing – a mega-project that will fill 20 acres of the Greenpoint waterfront with about 5,000 apartments. … Full Article
 

Sunset Park drug counseling center expanding its mission

Donna Mae DePola is a busy woman who's about to get a lot busier. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s Gallery Players reinvent ‘RENT’

Having successfully conquered a colorful year of programming that has received both critical and popular praise, The Gallery Players will bring their 47th Mainstage Season to a close with one of the most popular musicals to date – “RENT.” … Full Article
 

Manbeck’s new crime novella is set in Brooklyn Heights in 1930

John Manbeck, the former Brooklyn borough historian and retired professor of English and journalism at Kingsborough Community College, has published the second novella in his “Brooklyn Heights Crime Series.”  … Full Article
 

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