State Bar honors the late Justice Theodore Jones, Jr.

During its annual meeting last Friday, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) honored a number of their members at a well-attended awards ceremony. … Full Article

Park Sloper de Blasio announces bid for mayor

Updated Jan. 28, 6:40 pm Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, a longtime Park Slope resident, announced on Sunday his bid for the mayor's seat, promising to pay attention to working-class New Yorkers he says have been ignored or "priced out" under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. … Full Article

NYC officials petition court in support of Voting Rights Act

The City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian caucus members, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, are prepared to file an amicus brief in support of the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a significant piece of civil rights legislation that outlaws discriminatory voting practices. … Full Article

Friday night in Memphis: Grizzlies build early lead and defeat Nets, 101-77

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies are adding a better scoring offense to complement one of the league's best defenses. … Full Article

Saturday night in Houston: Harden, Asik lead Rockets past Nets, 119-106

HOUSTON — Jeremy Lin said the Houston Rockets just needed to see what they were doing wrong in order to fix it. … Full Article

Dolphin dies in polluted Gowanus Canal

Marine experts say a dolphin seen shaking black gunk from its snout after wandering into a polluted canal in New York may well have been ill before it lost its way and died. … Full Article

Brooklyn's Monday Bookbeat: Channeling dead rockers; exploring post-punkers; being a jujitsu rabbi's godless blonde

Renowned English bassist and singer Peter Hook will appear at DUMBO’s powerHouse Arena on Monday, Jan. … Full Article

Dolphin in Gowanus Canal draws crowds

Observers of the notoriously polluted Gowanus Canal thought they had seen everything when, in 2007, a minke whale nicknamed “Sludgie” was found swimming in the Gowanus Canal. … Full Article


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