Mosley, award-winning writer, to speak in DUMBO

From the moment he first appeared in "Devil in a Blue Dress" in 1990, Easy Rawlins was an instant favorite of discerning readers and literary critics alike. … Full Article

Town Hall: Public cry for help from ‘mismanaged’ SUNY Downstate

Long Island College Hospital  (LICH) could be a doomed tug attached to a sinking ship, or the engine that pulls it to a safe port. … Full Article

Doctors charged in B’klyn Federal Court For Medicare/Medicaid fraud scheme

Four individuals, including two doctors, have been charged for their alleged participation in two separate schemes that falsely billed the Medicare and Medicaid programs for more than $17 million. … Full Article

Soda tax? Ortiz wants consumers to pay more for sugary drinks

Michael Bloomberg suffered a major setback in his plan to prevent New Yorkers from consuming super-sized sugary sodas, but an ally of the mayor’s in the fight against obesity is preparing for battle on another front. … Full Article

Parents left in the lurch after city closes Brooklyn preschool

Parents say they’re taking action against the owners of a Brooklyn preschool after it was shut down by the Department of Health for operating without a permit. … Full Article

Shavuot nightlong Learn-a-thon covers range of themes from Torah

It is customary on the Jewish festival of Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai, to stay up all night in study sessions. … Full Article

Art of Brooklyn Film Festival launches May 15

The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival (AoBFF) launches its third annual festival on Wednesday, May 15, at two Brooklyn venues: St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights and St. Joseph College in Fort Greene. … Full Article

Hynes foe to file suit about TV show

Abe George, candidate for Brooklyn district attorney in the Democratic Party and one of two challengers against Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes, will hold a news conference on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. … Full Article

Bittersweet graduation at LICH nursing school

Almost lost in the shuffle in the ongoing controversy over the fate of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) is the fact that its 130-year-old nursing school will be closing after it graduates its last class on May 23. … Full Article

The Amazing Spider-Man sighted in DUMBO

Comic book hero Spider-Man was sighted on Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn on Monday, filming the big-budget The Amazing Spider-Man 2, scheduled to hit theaters May 2, 2014. … Full Article


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