NYC councilmembers want more women to run for office

Female members of the City Council who recently released an eye-opening report on the lack of women in city government said they hope the study will lead to major changes, namely, to more women running for public office. … Full Article

Sunset Park remembers Maureen Henry

Sunset Park residents will gather to remember a local woman who died of ovarian cancer and whose brave battle against the deadly disease inspired her family and friends to hold a charity walk each year to raise funds for research into a cure. … Full Article

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint returns on Sept. 17

Nothing has been more innovative in the new century than the urban vitality of Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Turning open spaces into creative outlets for new audiences has become a North Brooklyn specialty in Greenpoint, Willyburg and Bushwick.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair: Ukrainian anti-Nazi, anti-Soviet propaganda postcards demonstrate how history unfolds on paper

  “Two bears, two bears, thrashed the peas, Two roosters, two roosters took it to the mill, And the sparrow, a fine fellow, played the fiddle.”
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Beloved author, illustrator Maurice Sendak will be celebrated in his native Brooklyn at Antiquarian Book Fair

At the upcoming Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, Sept. 8-10 at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, the world of Maurice Sendak comes vividly alive. … Full Article

The Antiquarian Book Fair returns to Greenpoint Sept. 8-10, at the Brooklyn Expo Center

There’s even more to experience, more to enjoy and — best of all — more to buy when the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, Sept. 8-10, 2017. … Full Article

Jehovah’s Witnesses put massive DUMBO parking lot up for sale

The Watchtower is selling its massive parking lot at 1 York St., a prime site just north of the Brooklyn Bridge, in DUMBO. The property is the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ last site in DUMBO, though the religious organization still owns several properties in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Accomplice to Bushwick murderer pleads guilty to clothes swap

The accomplice to a Bushwick man who murdered a sheet worker in East Williamsburg pleaded guilty Thursday to aiding the killer by swapping shirts with him as a diversion. … Full Article

Bushwick carjacker gets 33 to life for murder of sheet metal worker

A 22-year-old Bushwick man was sentenced to 33 years to life in prison Wednesday for murdering a sheet metal worker and shooting two others, including a 13-year-old girl. … Full Article

Heights penthouse set to break borough price record

The penthouse at the old Standish Hotel at 171 Columbia Heights is set to break Brooklyn’s price record of $15.5 million by more than a million dollars, according to The Real Deal. … Full Article


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