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Exonerated convict watches story of his life at Heights Casino

Imagine being sent to prison for a murder you did not commit. For Brooklyn-native David McCallum, this nightmare was a tragic reality for 29 years. … Full Article
 

Ho, ho, ho: Cobble Hill group delivers gift-wrapped LICH petitions to de Blasio

They came bearing gifts wrapped in bright red ribbons – but these may not be the kind of holiday presents that Mayor Bill de Blasio wants under his Christmas tree. … Full Article
 

Preliminary work begins on half-demolished Brooklyn Heights eyesore, 100 Clark St.

They're Dancin' In The Street (remember Martha and the Vandellas?) on Monroe Place. … Full Article
 

Lease deal for 93 Court St. storefront is a record $200-plus per square foot

Ka-Ching! A big-dollar lease was just signed for a storefront in a tiny Tudor-style Downtown Brooklyn building, 93 Court St. … Full Article
 

Montague Street hosts 65th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony

In a Brooklyn Heights tradition that goes back 65 years, dozens of people gathered on Montague Street near the entrance to the Promenade to sing carols and watch a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday night. … Full Article
 
 

DOT planning safety improvements for Meeker Avenue

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning a number of safety features for Meeker Avenue in Williamsburg, according to Assemblymember Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn), who said the current configuration of the busy thoroughfare is “a recipe for disaster.” … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights Library deal overwhelmingly approved by full City Council

The full New York City Council voted decisively on Wednesday to approve the controversial proposal to sell and develop the Brooklyn Heights Library. … Full Article
 

Crown Heights art gallery FiveMyles rescues sidewalk with art

Every New Yorker is all too familiar with the off-colored monstrous plywood construction walls that sharply abut into the city’s sidewalks, causing pedestrians to blindly meander through a maze of walkways. … Full Article
 

Check out this rendering of the Hoxton, a Williamsburg hotel

Hark! A hotel. On Wythe Avenue. That's a refrain we've heard many times. In this instance, though, it's worth hearing again because the developer of the Hoxton has graciously given us a nifty rendering. Take a look. … Full Article
 

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