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Annual Brooklyn Three Kings Day Parade celebrates its 20th anniversary

New York’s largest cultural and traditional celebration of the Christian holiday of the Epiphany celebrated its 20th anniversary on Sunday with a festive parade. The annual Three Kings Day Parade took place at the intersections of Meeker Street and Avenue of Puerto … Full Article
 

Bigger footprint for Green-Wood Cemetery visitors' center

The site where Green-Wood Cemetery is building a visitors' center is bigger than you think. … Full Article
 

Last NYC subway station to get cellphone service going live Monday at Clark Street in Brooklyn

Soon you'll be able to chat with friends — or answer your boss' call — on any subway platform in the city. The final subway station in New York City to be wired for cellphone service, Clark Street on the 2 and 3 line in Brooklyn Heights, is going live on Monday. … Full Article
 

Council hopeful blasts de Blasio over LIRR crash absence

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision not to visit the scene of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crash at the Atlantic Terminal on Jan. 4 has opened him up to a great deal of criticism and negative publicity in the wake of the accident. … Full Article
 

Crime down across NYC, but NYPD warns Brooklyn Heights residents to keep eyes open

Statistics released on Wednesday show that 2016 was New York City’s safest year since the city began keeping records on crime. … Full Article
 

Bedford Historic District buildings we love

It looks like a castle. What's not to like? Sixteenth-century Loire Valley chateaux served as the inspiration for renowned Brooklyn architect Montrose Morris' design for 480 Nostrand Ave., AKA the Renaissance Apartments.  … Full Article
 

NYPD: Officers shoot, kill gunman in Brooklyn

The New York Police Department says officers have shot and killed a man who was firing a gun on a Brooklyn street. … Full Article
 

Architect Susanna Russell, a post-Civil War Bed-Stuy trailblazer

This is a paean of praise for a trailblazer in post-Civil War Brooklyn. We salute you, Susanna. … Full Article
 

St. Francis College names Timothy J. Houlihan interim president

The St. Francis College board of trustees has named Timothy J. Houlihan interim president of St. Francis College. Dr. Houlihan currently serves as Provost of St. Francis. He will be replacing Brendan J. Dugan, ’68, who passed away on Dec. 18, 2016.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn hospitals welcome first babies of 2017

The first baby born at NYU Lutheran Medical Center in 2017 arrived just a few short hours into the New Year. At 4:10 a.m. on Jan. 1, little Helen Zhu made her big debut at the hospital at 150 55th St. in Sunset Park. … Full Article
 

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