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Hynes, Thompson square off in debate at St. Francis College

Incumbent Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes and challenger Ken Thompson squared off in a candidates’ forum Wednesday evening at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklyn clothing store cited for Labor Department violations

Pretty Girl Inc., the Brooklyn-based women’s apparel chain, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exit access, electrical, sanitary and housekeeping hazards at its 441 Knickerbocker Ave. … Full Article

Rain stops work, to protect Promenade soil

Promenade Garden volunteers were a little disappointed when the rain on Tuesday morning forced Matthew Morrow, community coordinator and gardener, to cancel this week’s scheduled volunteer session. But why? What’s a little mud between friends? … Full Article

Murals enliven BQE overpasses in DUMBO

The mural “The Preciousness of The Hunt", by a South African artist Faith 47, can be seen on an underpass on Pearl Street near York Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn.  … Full Article

Water main hit during lux hotel construction at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Work on a luxury hotel and condo complex at Brooklyn Bridge Park was put on hold Tuesday after the contractor hit a buried water main during excavation. … Full Article

Re-Purposing historic structures on Sidney Place

Soon, students will read “Catcher in the Rye” where Catholic priests rested their weary heads. … Full Article

Broadway musicians sing de Blasio’s praises

Things are going so well for Bill de Blasio these days that even musicians are playing his tune. … Full Article

Brooklyn Supreme Court interns participate in mock trial

The attorneys filed into the courtroom followed by their clients, witnesses and spectators. All rose when Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Gloria Dabiri entered the courtroom and took her seat that on the bench.   … Full Article

Famed science writer to speak about new book at Nerd Nite Global Festival in Park Slope

There is enough DNA in a single cell to stretch six feet, but it coils down to fit into a space a thousandth of an inch wide. There is enough DNA in a human body to reach from Pluto to the sun. Within this DNA are stories that have been buried for millions of years. … Full Article

'Lights and sirens’ not required for traffic stop, says Brooklyn judge

Stopping in front of a vehicle is not an aggressive police stop, Brooklyn Supreme Court Acting Justice Joel Goldberg ruled.
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