Stolen checks, credit info ‘fished’ by thieves from NYC mailboxes

Think twice before dropping your mail into the corner mailbox. An old trick called mailbox fishing is back, and thieves have been making off with checks, money orders and credit card accounts stolen from mailboxes around the city, including Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Heights Players perform Neil Simon’s ‘The Gingerbread Lady’

At the time of the creation of “The Gingerbread Lady,” Neil Simon, its writer, was the hottest, funniest writer on Broadway. He wrote this play to prove that under all that “Odd Couple” comedy, he had serious balls.  … Full Article

Father of man shot by NYPD says he was ill, but harmless

The father of a man killed by police officers in Brooklyn said his son was bipolar and wasn’t taking his medication, but was not dangerous and didn’t deserve to die. … Full Article

When is the next bus? In Brooklyn, LinkNYC kiosk has answer

Residents of Park Slope and other nearby communities will soon be getting a new way to tell how long they will have to wait for the next bus to arrive. … Full Article

Brooklyn sex trafficker gets 6 years

A Bedford-Stuyvesant sex trafficker made a last ditch effort to change his attorney before a Brooklyn judge sentenced him to six years in prison on Wednesday.  … Full Article

Transit advocates say state budget doesn’t go far enough

The state budget agreement hammered out by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature last weekend doesn’t do enough to fix New York City’s deteriorating subway system, transit advocates charged. … Full Article

Popularity of iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway calls for redesign, or banning something

When the Brooklyn Bridge walkway was crammed to capacity this past weekend, it was just one of many instances of pedestrian and cyclists overcrowding on the famed bridge and sometimes coming into conflict with each other.  … Full Article

In Brooklyn, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of the American dream

Exactly 50 years ago today, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed on the balcony of room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for April 3

Retrospective Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Preached At Plymouth Church in 1963 … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association drops Pier 6 fight, takes on BQE, jail, school issues

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) says it will not appeal a court decision allowing two controversial towers to go up at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article


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