Young Republicans say media missed the point on Catsimatidis visit

Republican mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis got into a couple of heated exchanges with audience members at a forum sponsored by the Brooklyn Young Republican Club, according to various media reports of the April 28 event. Politicker reported that Catsimatidis had sharp words with “multiple audience members” during the meet-and -greet event held at a Cobble Hill pub.


Supporters demand LICH stay ‘full service hospital’

Supporters of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) pushed their demands that the threatened Cobble Hill hospital be kept open and that the surrounding community have a say in its fate, at a press conference Monday morning.

“The people of this neighborhood love this hospital. They need it. They love and appreciate the people who work here. When the people are with you – you can move mountains,” said Public Advocate De Blasio. “We have to keep LICH open – and the way to do it is to bring the community in, every step of the way.”


Kids of Food Network star set up lemonade stands to raise money for cancer fight

The next time you see kids selling lemonade from a small wooden stand on the sidewalk don’t ignore them and walk by, even if you aren’t thirsty. The kids just might be hawking lemonade for a good cause.


Bone marrow drive for 9/11 hero, head of security at Barclays Center

Steve Bonano, the head of security at the Barclays Center and a decorated veteran of the NYPD, is suffering from a rare form of blood cancer -- thought to be linked to 9/11 -- and is in dire need of a bone marrow transplant.

To raise awareness about this disease — and possibly find a match to save Bonano’s life — Forest City Ratner is hosting a bone marrow registry drive on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7 and 8, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 345 Jay Street in the MetroTech area of Downtown Brooklyn.


Bestselling author/TV writer to speak in Park Slope

Maria Semple, author of national bestseller “Where’d You Go, Bernadette,” has recently released her book in paperback (Back Bay Books), and is slated to speak in Brooklyn on May 9 as part of Community Bookstore’s and Congregation Beth Elohim’s Brooklyn By The Book series.


Electronic enhancement: Brooklyn-born Pfizer to peddle Viagra directly to patients

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill.

In a first for the drug industry, Pfizer Inc., which was founded in Williamsburg in 1849, told The Associated Press that the drugmaker will begin selling its popular erectile dysfunction pill Viagra directly to patients on its website.


BAM announces 2013 R&B Festival at MetroTech

From Brooklyn Academy of Music

BAM has announced the 2013 BAM R&B Festival at MetroTech, to take place from June 6 through August 8. Now in its 19th year, the festival continues to feature R&B legends alongside vibrant and groundbreaking newcomers with 10 free outdoor concerts during the summer months.


Brooklyn Law School lends hand to tech revolution

Once a month, innovators from all corners of the city gather at the Brooklyn Tech Meetup to enjoy networking, product demos, and the panoramic views from the 22nd floor of Brooklyn Law School’s Fiel Hall. 


Esteemed author on writing as obsession

Award-winning author Benjamin Percy is coming to Brooklyn next week to celebrate the release of his latest novel, a thriller titled “Red Moon” (Grand Central Publishing).



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