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A closer look at 107 Columbia Heights, which the Jehovah's Witnesses are selling

These views are heavenly. Pardon the pun, but we felt compelled to use it. The building with these OMG-worthy vistas belongs to the Jehovah's Witnesses.  … Full Article
 

OPINION: Don’t relocate Rikers inmates to Williamsburg

Opposition to a plan to relocate Rikers Island inmates to a corner of Williamsburg was swift. Even rumors of such a proposal stirred long-felt emotions in Greenpoint and Williamsburg. When city officials explored the former Brooklyn Union Gas Company location, the calls flooded in.  … Full Article
 

All Along the Watchtower: The Jehovah's Witnesses are selling 107 Columbia Heights

Another jewel in the Watchtower's Brooklyn Heights real estate crown is for sale. … Full Article
 

DUMBO is going to the dogs, and these sculptures prove it

Cameras and canines have long been fixtures on the picturesque streets of DUMBO. Now they have been combined into oddly-captivating bronze sculptures of dog-faced paparazzi, on display at two sites in the neighborhood through October. … Full Article
 

City to issue RFP for $1.7B Brooklyn Heights BQE rehab design in May

A Request for Proposals (RFP) will soon be issued for the 10-year, $1.7 billion project to rehabilitate the crumbling, 62-year-old Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. … Full Article
 
 

Cops shut down Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 following violence, threats

Citing large crowds, violent incidents and death threats on Facebook, police closed down Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 on Wednesday afternoon, leaving hundreds of teens and youngsters milling about the park or headed for other playgrounds. … Full Article
 

Moshiach meal symbolizes redemption and joy anticipating Moshiach’s arrival

Jews around the world are familiar with the custom of a child (or children) asking the Four Questions during seders on the first night of Passover. … Full Article
 

Maronite Catholics to honor mothers at fundraiser

Mother’s Day will come early for two women who have devoted their lives to their families and to their church as they will be the guests of honor at the Seventh Annual Benefit Dinner for the Eparchy of St. Maron of Brooklyn on May 3. … Full Article
 

Sunset Park renovation wins participatory budget vote

When Councilmember Carlos Menchaca gave residents in his Sunset Park-Red Hook district the chance to decide how they wanted to divide up $2 million in city budget funds for neighborhood improvement projects, they came out in droves to vote for their favorite projects. … Full Article
 

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