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Adams piles up endorsements in bid to be borough president

Crown Heights
Eric Adams’s bid to become the next Brooklyn borough president is getting a major boost from a slew of endorsements the Democratic state senator has received since he announced that he’s running. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn resident appointed to judicial conduct commission

Park Slope
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has appointed Jodie Corngold of Brooklyn to the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct for a term ending March 31, 2015.  … Full Article
 

St. Patrick's Parade at Brooklyn Supreme Courts

Brooklyn Heights
Green jackets, berets, and scarves were once again seen in front the Kings County Supreme Courthouse at 360 Adams St. this past Friday as the Brooklyn Supreme Courts celebrated their 19th annual St. Patrick’s Parade on the snowy morning. … Full Article
 

City says ‘Slow down on McGuinness Boulevard!’

Greenpoint
Back in the 1960s, Simon and Garfunkel sang “Slow down, you move too fast.” That warning could also be given to motorists who drive on McGuiness Boulevard in Greenpoint, according to a local lawmaker. … Full Article
 

Red Hook, Gowanus at risk for severe flooding

Red Hook
The Eagle has published the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) map showing vulnerable areas on Brooklyn’s southern shore in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Just recently, FEMA published another section of its map, this one showing Red Hook and Gowanus (seen here). … Full Article
 

PRENUP TRASHED: Brooklyn court dumps marriage contract in unprecedented action

Downtown
Be careful how you get your future spouse to sign a prenuptial agreement, a Brooklyn court warns.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s M.S. 88 wins $110,000 tech prize in Samsung contest

Park Slope
Thinking green has brought a $110,000 technology windfall to the Peter Rouget Middle School (M.S. 88) in Park Slope. … Full Article
 

GULP AWAY! Judge strikes down large-size sugary drink ban

Downtown
A day before it was supposed to take effect, Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial limit on large-size sodas and other sugary beverages was struck down Monday by a Manhattan Supreme Court Judge. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Latin School moving to East Williamsburg, trading places with Young Women’s Leadership School

Bushwick
The Brooklyn Latin School, one of the city’s highly-touted specialized high schools, will be relocating from Bushwick to East Williamsburg this September, trading places with  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Author’s first novel in 17 years explores ‘Life After Life’

DUMBO
Jill McCorkle, author of nine previous books, is coming out this month with “Life After Life” – her first novel in seventeen years. … Full Article
 

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