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Crown Heights mural highlights mental health

The city’s Health Department is sponsoring a mural in Crown Heights as well as two others in the Bronx designed to support people struggling with mental health, according to amNewYork. … Full Article
 

Harbor seal visits polluted Gowanus Canal

Gowanus residents and members of the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club saw and photographed a harbor seal near Whole Foods in the Gowanus Canal on Sunday.  … Full Article
 

Junior’s hit with federal lawsuit over website that ‘discriminates’ against the blind

Junior's, the internationally known cheesecake maker and fixture on Flatbush Avenue for decades, discriminates against blind people by building a website that is intentionally inaccessible to the visually impaired, a new lawsuit charges. … Full Article
 

Evicted food co-op finds Fulton Street home

The Greene Hill Food Co-op in Clinton Hill has raised enough funds to find a new home after its landlord sold the co-op’s longtime home last month, according to the Broo … Full Article
 

An 1870s Clinton Hill mansion gets White House-style columns and a black aluminum facade

It’s a renovation fit for a president — or unfit, depending on whom you ask. … Full Article
 

The Eagle’s guide to Brooklyn’s Nxivm 'sex cult'

A cult allegedly recruited slaves to have sex with the shadowy founder of a supposed self-help group — and it was all happening in buildings Brooklynites pass every day.  … Full Article

 

Rats the size of burritos feast on Chipotle’s trash in Brooklyn Heights

Supersized rats have been feasting on the all-you-can-eat trash buffet in front of Chipotle in Brooklyn Heights, but locals are the ones who’ve had their fill. The popular Montague Street eatery dumps its garbage out front around 6 p.m. every evening, giving rats hours of feeding time. … Full Article
 

Booth in Prospect Park is relic of 19th-century road

The unusual octagonal booth near the Children’s Corner of Prospect Park, which many people mistake for an information booth, is actually a relic of an early toll road that connected the town of Flatbush to the city of Brooklyn,  … Full Article
 

Bias attacks against Jews reported in Crown Heights

Two unprovoked attacks against Orthodox Jews in Crown Heights were reported last week and have upset the community, according to ABC7.  … Full Article
 

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor postpones event at Brooklyn Bar Association

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor postponed an event at the Brooklyn Bar Association after she fractured her shoulder earlier in the month. Her appearance is expected to be rescheduled for a date to be announced. … Full Article
 

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