Brooklyn BookBeat: Brooklynite’s new novel explores complexities of open adoption

Award-winning author Jennifer Gilmore will soon release “The Mothers” (Scribner; on-sale April 9, 2013) – a poignant novel that follows one couple’s complex journ … Full Article

CityTech student makes volunteering a way of life

"Volunteering has become part of my DNA," says New York City College of Technology (City Tech) senior Patricia Persaud. "I take what I learn from each project and apply it to the next one."  … Full Article

Manatee Madness: Target dress label at Atlantic Terminal offends larger women

Shoppers at the Atlantic Terminal Target store say a label that listed the color of a plus-size dress as "manatee gray" was insulting. The label for the same dress in smaller sizes described it as "dark heather gray." Target apologized for the label. … Full Article

Bulls rally from 16 down to charge past Nets for 92-90 win

Down five key players. Down 16 points. A lot for any team to overcome. These Chicago Bulls are used to it. … Full Article

Red Hook library reopens after Superstorm Sandy

Will partner with non-profits in 2014

Following massive damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Red Hook Library re-opened on Tuesday, April 2.  … Full Article

Cops to take photos of car interiors in new Brooklyn crime prevention program

People who leave expensive stuff inside their cars in Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Cobble Hill may be getting a little letter in the mail one day soon. … Full Article

Two precincts team up to nab suspects who robbed women

Teamwork between two neighboring police precincts led to the arrests of three men in connection with a rash of robberies in southern Brooklyn in recent weeks, authorities said. … Full Article

Brooklyn BookBeat: Junot Díaz draws hundreds to BAM’s ‘Eat, Drink’ series

Despite his phenomenal literary achievements, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz was not always on the path to becoming a writer. … Full Article

TAKE YOUR BIRTHER SUIT AND SHOVE IT! Judge Schack slams anti-Obama conspiracy nut and makes him pay

Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack has ordered high fees for an outrageous lawsuit filed against the New York Board of Elections, President Barack Obama, and every conceivable high-ranking member of the Democratic and Republican parties for allegedly partaking in a conspiracy to elect a … Full Article

Hynes’ opponent seeks investigation of DA’s office

The race for Brooklyn District Attorney continues to heat up. Charles Hynes, the current and longtime DA, is up for reelection in 2013, and two challengers have announced their bid to run.  … Full Article


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