Former foster child living her American Dream

A college student who was once homeless is excelling in school and is on her way to becoming a psychologist so that she can help kids in the position she once found herself in. … Full Article

Van driver gets 3 years for beating man with mallet in Flatbush Ave. road-rage incident

A dollar van driver was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday for repeatedly beating a delivery truck driver with a rubber mallet in the middle of Flatbush Avenue in a 2016 road-rage dispute. … Full Article

Fulton Street biz, customers protest new bus-only lanes in Clinton Hill

Small business owners and their customers in Clinton Hill say the city’s decision to turn the curbside lanes on Fulton Street into bus-only lanes will wipe out parking and deliveries to dozens of stores along the busy shopping strip. … Full Article

From skepticism to optimism: A new tone surrounding the Gowanus Canal cleanup

When one thinks of the Gowanus Canal, images of pollution, trash and the notorious black mayonnaise come to mind. For many years, the tone surrounding America’s dirtiest waterway was one of pessimism, disgust and distrust. … Full Article

Home aide charged for death of old man in Bed-Stuy home invasion

The home aide of a 91-year-old man who died of heart failure when his Bedford-Stuyvesant home was broken into pleaded not guilty on Friday in Brooklyn Supreme Court for her alleged role in the burglary. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School creates Women's Leadership Network

In recent months, famous women across the world have firmly planted their feet against misconduct in the workplace and the female alumni of Brooklyn Law School (BLS) have followed suit by launching a program to drive women’s success. … Full Article

Child’s play: Using Shakespeare to help kids get in touch with their emotions

A theater ensemble is using the works of the Great Bard to help kids get in touch with their feelings. … Full Article

Advocates urge 9/11 victims to apply for Zadroga help

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act isn’t just for first responders, according to advocates and elected officials, who are mounting an all-out effort to spread the word that the federally funded program is also available for people who went to school, worked or lived in Lower Manha … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Pier 6 fight now in judge’s hands for decision

The judge overseeing the legal battle over two residential towers going up at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park tried several times to encourage the adversaries to reach a settlement during Wednesday’s final day of oral arguments at the Civil Branch in Manhattan. … Full Article

Selfies with Elves is back on Montague St.

Selfies with Elves will be back on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights on Saturday, Nov. 25, which also happens to be Small Business Saturday. … Full Article


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