College Beat: Blackbirds get back on track with win over Wagner

The defending Northeast Conference champion women's soccer team from LIU-Brooklyn was in desperate need of a victory Sunday afternoon at LIU Field, having gone winless in its previous four matches (0-2-2) and still seeking its first league victory. … Full Article

City Tech to commemorate `Kristallnacht’

Roald Hoffmann, winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and escapee from a Nazi labor camp in Poland, will speak on "Returning, Remembering, Forgiving," at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) on Thursday, November 8, 12:45 p.m., in the Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay St., Downtown Br … Full Article

38th Atlantic Antic rocks Downtown Brooklyn

Hundreds of vendors, a dozen sound stages and over a million people were estimated to have packed 10 blocks of Atlantic Avenue for the 38th annual Atlantic Antic in Downtown Brooklyn this past Sunday. … Full Article

United Way throws Brooklyn bash with a serious purpose

Celebrities like Grizz Chapman of NBC's "30 Rock" and Jordon Carlos, host of Comedy Central joined hundreds of United Way volunteers in a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday morning, to an all-day celebration at Cadman Plaza Park. … Full Article

Lentol pushes for more cameras to catch speeding drivers

Calling Brooklyn “the perfect testing ground for traffic-calming measures,” Assemblyman Joseph Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) is pushing for more cameras to be placed at the borough’s intersections to catch drivers who speed. … Full Article

Brooklyn sees rapid growth in credit unions

`Brooklyn Coop’ has over 8,000 members … Full Article

Ribbon cut at Crown Heights supportive housing 

Officials cut the ribbon on Friday for a new affordable and supportive housing development in Crown Heights. … Full Article

Streets filled with color at DUMBO Arts Festival 2012

DUMBO Arts Festival 2012 attracted hundreds of thousands of art lovers to the streets, galleries and studios of DUMBO this past weekend. Executive Producer Frank Reilly said the Children’s Museum of the Arts programming was especially popular. … Full Article

RFP issued for long-neglected Empire Stores

Brooklyn Bridge Park on Friday released a long-awaited Request for Proposals for development and re-use of the Empire Stores warehouses in the Empire Fulton Ferry section of the park. … Full Article

Something fishy in DUMBO

To the bemusement of passers-by, these giant fish heads appeared to be growing out of the ground on Washington Street in DUMBO Friday morning. The heads were “planted” there by artist Ben Snead as part of the DUMBO Arts Festival, taking place Friday through Sunday.

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