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Long-time Cobble Hill Association head Roy Sloane resigns amid LICH controversy

After months of growing tension over the fate of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site, on Wednesday Roy Sloane, the acting head of the Cobble Hill Association, tendered his resignation as first vice-president. … Full Article

Caribbean author to discuss debut poetry collection in Fort Greene

Hailed by Junot Díaz as “one of the Caribbean Diaspora’s finest writers,” Colin Channer is a best-selling novelist, cofounder of the Calabash Literary Festival in Jamaica and a widely published poet. … Full Article

Our historic house is haunted, Carroll Gardens funeral directors say

With a mansion this old and this fine, you'd hope there would be a ghost or two floating around, to amp up the sense of antiquity. And this stunning Greek Revival landmark does not disappoint. … Full Article

Two key voices speak out to support Pier 6 housing

Two influential and key figures related to Brooklyn’s waterfront have spoken out publicly to support the city’s housing plan for Pier 6. … Full Article

Gang bound for park basketball in Brooklyn arrested after Joralemon Street rampage

Members of a gang of roughly 20 young adults rampaged along Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights last Thursday night at 7 p.m., allegedly stealing money from street vendors and terrorizing a popular local deli. … Full Article

Battle of Brooklyn celebration closes with Green-Wood ceremony

A week-long celebration of the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn came to a close on Sunday with crowds of people on hand at the Green-Wood Cemetery to watch a reenactment before they paraded to the top of Battle Hill for a memorial ceremony. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran joins nationwide colon cancer fight

Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in America — right behind prostate and lung cancer in men and breast and lung cancer in women — according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In 2014, 137,000 cases of colorectal cancer were diagnosed in the U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 public comment deadline is Monday

The deadline for the public to comment to the Empire State Development Corp. (ESD) on the proposed Pier 6 development in Brooklyn Bridge Park is Monday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. … Full Article


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