Jehovah's Witnesses close on the sale of 107 Columbia Heights

Done deal! The Jehovah's Witnesses have closed on the sale of 107 Columbia Heights, a gated, L-shaped building in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District that the religious group's world headquarters staff members called home for more than a half-century. … Full Article

Officials: City should punish LICH developer Fortis for illegal parking tickets in Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill car owners are still waiting on refunds for parking tickets issued after a developer planted bogus “no parking” signs at a former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) development site. … Full Article

Brooklyn man arrested for stealing landmarked Fort Greene home

A Brooklyn man faces up to 25 years in prison after he was indicted on Tuesday for allegedly stealing a 19th century mansion in Fort Greene and tried to steal five others in a title transfer scheme, according to Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. … Full Article

Schumer wants hi-tech tools to help stop drugs at border

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is throwing his support behind a bipartisan Senate bill that seeks to provide border patrol agents with hi-tech tools to help stop the flow of illicit fentanyl drugs into the country. … Full Article

‘Hidden Waters of New York’ explores Brooklyn, from Newtown Creek to Coney Island

The major waterways of New York City, New York Harbor and the Hudson River, are known throughout the world. But the city is home to many lesser-known lakes, streams, bays, ponds and tributaries. … Full Article

Time Warner Cable union workers continue to strike in Sunset Park

The strike goes on for the Charter/Spectrum employees who continue to march outside the Time-Warner building in Brooklyn. … Full Article

BAM Executive Producer Joseph V. Melillo to step down in Dec. 2018

As part of a series of planned leadership transitions at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Joseph V. Melillo today announced that he will step down from his position as executive producer in December 2018—after devoting 34 years to the ascension of BAM as a leading performing arts center. … Full Article

Dianne Wiest rules the stage in 'Happy Days' at Brooklyn's Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Winnie is carrying the weight of the world on her shoulders. And her shoulders are just about the only part of her that isn't trapped in a mountain of earth. She is being buried alive. … Full Article

German company steam cleans historic Green-Wood monuments, for free

Some gorgeous but grimy historic mausoleums at Green-Wood Cemetery got a pro bono cleaning last week, courtesy of German cleaning equipment company Kärcher. … Full Article


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