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First Presbyterian Church fetes Dorothy Gill on her 90th birthday

Dorothy Alexander-Gill was all smiles at her 90th birthday last Saturday, celebrated at First Presbyterian Church.  At the close of a traumatic week following Superstorm Sandy, everyone seemed to bask and enjoy the sunshine that emanated both from outdoors and from Dorothy. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn's The Edge named ‘Best High Rise Community’

New York City's number one selling condominium is said to be The Edge, a relatively new condominium development on the waterfront in Williamsburg. … Full Article
 

Community Board Land Use Committee meeting rescheduled

The November meeting of the Community Board 2 Land Use Committee, which normally meets on the third Wednesday of the month, has been rescheduled to Thursday, Nov.15. "The third Wednesday of this month is the day before Thanksgiving," said District Manager Rob Perris. … Full Article
 

Affordable home workshops planned in Bed-Stuy

Learn about affordable home options at one of the following workshops offered by the Bridge Street Development Corporation in Bedford-Stuyvesant. … Full Article
 

L, G train recovery lags behind rest of subway system

As of yesterday, the MTA had restored about 80 percent of subway service. Noticeably out, however, were the L and G trains. The G train, which runs from Court House Square in Queens to Church Avenue, was totally out of service. … Full Article
 

A night to remember: Nets open Barclays with big win as Brooklyn continues recovery from Sandy

Decades from now, when the Nets are as much a part of Brooklyn's landscape as the bridges that link us with that other borough across the East River, there will be much more than 17,732 people who will recall being at the Barclays Center for the return of major pro sports to the corners of Atlant … Full Article
 

Hills & Gardens—November 8, 2012

Super storm Sandy sandbagged the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade and tabled Park Slope’s, but with the help of Captain Jeffrey Schiff, who honored a permit, and the multi-tasking officers of the 76th Precinct, the Cobble Hill Costume Parade was a “go.”  As with all city parks, Cobble Hill Park … Full Article
 

Gas shortages frustrate Brooklyn drivers

Line in Sunset Park Stretched 2½ Miles Like almost everywhere else in the Northeast, gas shortages in Brooklyn in the wake of Superstorm Sandy gave rise to frustration. … Full Article
 

Downtown Brooklyn sees damage from Sandy

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP), although still in the process of assessing the damage in its three Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and the BAM Cultural District, reports there was no major damage and no injuries to security workers. … Full Article
 

Police summoned over NYC bus line-cutter

Police were summoned at a Brooklyn shuttle bus waiting area when a man and woman tried to cut a two-block line. A straphanger yelled: "Officer! Officer! That guy just cut the line!" The police came and dragged the couple away, as they protested loudly. … Full Article
 

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