Climate change activists applaud de Blasio fossil fuel move

Climate change activists around the city, including the leader of a Sunset Park group, are praising a decision by the de Blasio administration to divest $5 billion in pension holdings from companies dealing in fossil fuel. … Full Article

Court sergeant accused of sex abuse offered plea deal

A Brooklyn court sergeant accused of forcing a woman to perform a sex act on him in a court stairwell was offered a plea deal in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Wednesday, but he has until February to make a decision. … Full Article

Victim testifies Brooklyn prison guard raped her, threatened her with solitary

Gripping a tissue and sniffling with a water bottle close by, a woman told a Brooklyn federal court jury and a full audience on Tuesday how she was repeatedly raped by a prison guard at a Sunset Park jail. … Full Article

Greenpoint woman rings opening bell at Nasdaq

The Nasdaq Stock Market adopted a decidedly Brooklyn attitude on a recent morning, as a Greenpoint woman got a once-in-a-lifetime chance to ring the opening bell to signal the start of the trading day. … Full Article

Pricey home sales in Red Hook

Ka-ching! The rowhouses Sanba Partners have built across the street from Red Hook's elementary school are selling for big bucks. … Full Article

Deep freeze in Red Hook

The other day we went looking for icicles — and found them on Valentino Pier. We wanted to snap photos of winter scenes in Red Hook. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission calls for tweaks to plan for Clinton Hill church repairs

Jeffrey Gershon's Hope Street Capital is seeking a special zoning permit to build a 29-story apartment tower in Clinton Hill. And restoring the nearby Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew is a crucial part of the development plan. … Full Article

Trial begins for federal corrections officer accused of raping female inmate

Prosecutors in Brooklyn’s federal court detailed the accused rape of an inmate at a Sunset Park jail by a corrections officer at the lieutenant’s Tuesday trial. … Full Article

Brooklyn CB6 to vote on Fourth Avenue bike lane plan Wednesday

The New York City Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plan to add 8 miles of protected bike lanes to Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue is coming up for a vote at Community Board 6 (CB6) Wednesday night. The proposed lanes would run along Fourth Avenue from Sunset Park to Atlantic Avenue. … Full Article

Report: Rezoning could cause Gowanus heat waves; Green mandates recommended

Gowanus is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Brooklyn, but will its upcoming rezoning make the neighborhood way too hot? … Full Article


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