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Brooklyn students learning how to protect shoreline

Students who attend schools in neighborhoods hit hard by Superstorm Sandy six years ago are getting the chance to learn about resiliency thanks to special project funded through an environmental grant. … Full Article
 

Leser Group pays $12.8 million for Ocean Hill development site

Ka-ching! A developer paid $12.8 million for an Ocean Hill Development site at 1508 Herkimer St. and will construct an office building there, Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates (KDA) announced. … Full Article
 

Fine sights to see in Ocean Hill, though Our Lady of Loreto is gone

Dear Ocean Hill,

What happened to Our Lady of Loreto is not your fault.

Your neighborhood is full of many other beautiful buildings.
 … Full Article
 

Brooklyn man allegedly neglects doctor's orders and kills father

A 41-year-old Brooklyn man with multiple sclerosis allegedly neglected his doctor’s orders not to drive, got into accidents with six cars and killed an innocent pedestrian in East Flatbush, officials announced on Friday. … Full Article
 
 

Margaret Sanger's birth control clinic and other historic sites in Brownsville

It's an address every feminist should know: 46 Amboy St. Margaret Sanger opened America's first birth control clinic on this Brownsville street a century ago, in the storefront of a rowhouse near the corner of Pitkin Avenue. … Full Article
 

Real estate investors drawn to East New York

In the wake of a 2016 rezoning of East New York, developers filed applications for 1,303 residential units there in 2017, according to The Real Deal. Most of these developments focus on affordable housing, but some observers say market-rate housing may be in the area’s future. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn car wash taken to court for cheating 150 employees

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is taking an East Flatbush car wash that cheated more than 150 employees out of their wages, to court for nearly $1.6 million in damages and penalties, officials announced Thursday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn gang leader convicted of plotting murder and running violent drug ring

A Brooklyn gang leader was convicted of murder-for-hire conspiracy and drug-dealing charges at Brooklyn’s federal court on Wednesday after he plotted the murder of a suspected federal informant and ran a drug ring throughout New York. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn prosecutors wrap up trial of accused gang member who plotted murder

Closing arguments began at Brooklyn’s federal court on Tuesday in the trial of an alleged Brooklyn gang member and drug dealer accused of planning the murder of a suspected federal informant. … Full Article
 

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