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Nigerian visits Brooklyn Heights Rotary Club

A visiting Rotarian from Calabar, Nigeria, discussed on Monday how members of the international service organization were helping to meet challenges of life in his country — including the unmet goal of Polio eradication. Henry E.
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RELIGION: Bishop of Long Island offers solidarity to all who mourn Richard Schwartz

Christ Church — the building

A lightning bolt from an electrical storm on Thursday night is blamed for the death of Cobble Hill resident Richard Schwartz and for structural damage to Christ Church-Cobble Hill, a landmark at the southwest corner of Clinton and Kane streets.

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Whose Brooklyn? Film criticizes development of Downtown, Fulton Mall

Almost everything we’ve heard about the Downtown Brooklyn Plan and the coming of national chain stores to the Fulton Mall has been positive. … Full Article

Not your father’s drive-in: ‘Bike-In Theater’ may return to Brooklyn

Last July, film buffs Jason Anello and Anna Boyarsky put a Brooklyn twist on the classic drive-in experience by hosting a free ‘Bike-In Theater’ night in Williamsburg. … Full Article

OPINION: Just how 'tiny' is Brooklyn Bridge Park; is there room for a velodrome?

Peter Flemming has been one of the staunchest supporters of Brooklyn Bridge Park from the inception of the idea. … Full Article

Lawyer killed in Cobble Hill lightning strike specialized in antitrust

Richard Schwartz, 61, who was killed Thursday night after lighting struck the steeple of Christ Church-Cobble Hill as he was walking nearby during a thunderstorm, was an assistant state attorney general who specialized in antitrust litigation under six attorneys general, according to the New York … Full Article

New pizza in Heights

A new pizza pie hit the eye of Brooklyn Heights on Tuesday: Light, tasty cheese with a touch of crisp, browned dough. … Full Article

BBPark advisor denies cronyism charges over divisive 'Fieldhouse'

A former member of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council insists that she did not exploit her position to steer a controversial $40-million cycling racetrack to the waterfront development, but some of the council’s roughly two dozen members are considering tweaking the group’s by-la … Full Article

Brooklyn Sports Roundup: 'Magic Man' bumped, Neal brings home bronze, Race beaten in London

Bensonhurst born-and-bred boxer Paulie Malignaggi's shot at headlining the first-ever pro boxing card at Downtown Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Oct. 20 is reportedly gone.

But the reigning WBA welterweight champ isn't exactly up in arms over the snub. … Full Article


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