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SKETCHES OF COURT: No remedy for plaintiff vying for Bushwick parking spot

Bushwick
In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Peter Sweeney listens during a read-back of testimony at the request of the jury in the motor vehicle trial of Jonathan Soto v. Max C. McPherson. Plaintiff’s attorney Earle F. Weprin of the Bensonhurst law firm William Pager is seated at left. … Full Article
 

Groups demand 'responsible' contractors at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Watchtower development sites

Downtown
City officials and workers' advocates kicked off three weeks of action at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday, demanding safer working conditions and better training at real estate development sites. … Full Article
 

Fears over future of iconic Brooklyn Heights St. George Hotel called unfounded

Brooklyn Heights
The management company running student housing in the historic St. George Hotel has scotched rumors that a change in use was in the works for the building at 100 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article
 

Promenade Gardeners kick off spring Tuesday...brrrrr

Brooklyn Heights
Weed 'em and reap. It's been spring for over a month already, but it seems like Mother Nature finally got the message as the weather is improving and the flowers are starting to bloom. That means that the Brooklyn Heights Promenade gardeners are back to work. … Full Article
 

St. Ann's Church lays off three staff members

Brooklyn Heights
The historic Church of St. Ann & the Holy Trinity, with its open garden on Clinton Street, is one of Brooklyn’s landmark jewels. … Full Article
 

Lutheran Medical Center seeks to educate public on organ donations

Sunset Park
Dr. Anthony Geraci, vice president of the Department of Neurology-Rehabilitation at Lutheran Medical Center in Sunset Park, said he knows from personal experience how a donated organ can prolong a patient’s life. … Full Article
 

PhD candidate makes complex scientific research sound simple

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Forget Bill Nye the Science Guy! Lyl Tomlinson is the new star of the world of science. … Full Article
 
 

Longtime Brooklyn resident celebrates 100th birthday at the River Cafe

DUMBO
During his 90th birthday party 10 years ago, Ben Rosen’s friend Peter Patterson promised to treat him to dinner at the iconic River Café on the waterfront in DUMBO if he made it to his 100th birthday. This past Easter Sunday, Patterson kept to his word. … Full Article
 

Pierce and the Nets beat the Raptors in Game 1 of the playoffs

Downtown
“F--- Brooklyn!” That was the message that Toronto Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri gave to Toronto fans at a rally outside of the arena before Game 1 on Saturday. It was only the latest sign of disrespect toward the Brooklyn Nets coming out of Canada. … Full Article
 

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