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After renovation and enlargement, this Mill Basin house sells for an additional $1 million

There's eye candy on Mill Basin's inland streets. When we visited the neighborhood recently, we noticed an abundance of charming houses that aren't located right on the shoreline.  … Full Article
 

On the waterfront in Mill Basin — for $3.1 million

What could be more fun than window-shopping for shoreline houses on a sunny, summer-like November day? Mill Basin's waterfront homes look especially fine with cerulean skies as a backdrop. … Full Article
 

Reasons to love Mill Basin

Brooklyn founding father Jan Martense Schenck owned a house there. In the 1670s. It's one of the only places in B'KLYN where houses have private boat docks. It looks a little like Fort Lauderdale with deciduous trees. … Full Article
 

Author of book on charter school movement to speak in Brooklyn

"A Light Shines in Harlem” (Lawrence Hill Books), by award-winning journalist Mary C. Bounds, explores the charter school movement and its formative years in New York in the late 1990s and early 2000s. … Full Article
 

MTA to finally connect the L and 3 Lines in Brownsville

In its five-year capital budget proposed on Wednesday, the MTA agreed to fund a long-awaited connection between the Livonia Avenue – Junius Street L and 3 lines in Brownsville. … Full Article
 

East Brooklyn Congregations rally draws 750

More than 750 members of East Brooklyn Congregations (EBC) marched to the Redwood Senior Living residence in East New York on Sunday. … Full Article
 

In Public Service: Persaud moving up ladder fast

“I will work with everyone — Democrats, Republicans,” said Assemblymember Roxanne Persaud, who is a Democrat but has shown a willingness to work across the aisle in Albany. … Full Article
 

Rev. Williams retires after 16 years leading East Flatbush Church

After 16 years of leadership, the Rev. Canon Dr. Howard K. Williams of St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in East Flatbush retired from active parish ministry on Sept. 26. … Full Article
 

Colton likes to encourage young people to take charge

William Colton has been serving in the New York state Assembly for nearly 19 years and said he loves his job because he enjoys working to make the lives of his constituents better. But Colton also said he doesn’t think he can do it alone. … Full Article
 

Youthful dreams evolved for Assemblymember Perry

The youthful dreams N. Nick Perry had as a boy growing up in Jamaica didn’t materialize, but the veteran Brooklyn lawmaker said that’s OK because he feels fulfilled with the choices he has made and the life he has had. … Full Article
 

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