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Brooklyn resident appointed to judicial conduct commission

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has appointed Jodie Corngold of Brooklyn to the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct for a term ending March 31, 2015.  … Full Article

St. Patrick's Parade at Brooklyn Supreme Courts

Green jackets, berets, and scarves were once again seen in front the Kings County Supreme Courthouse at 360 Adams St. this past Friday as the Brooklyn Supreme Courts celebrated their 19th annual St. Patrick’s Parade on the snowy morning. … Full Article

City says ‘Slow down on McGuinness Boulevard!’

Back in the 1960s, Simon and Garfunkel sang “Slow down, you move too fast.” That warning could also be given to motorists who drive on McGuiness Boulevard in Greenpoint, according to a local lawmaker. … Full Article

Red Hook, Gowanus at risk for severe flooding

The Eagle has published the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) map showing vulnerable areas on Brooklyn’s southern shore in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Just recently, FEMA published another section of its map, this one showing Red Hook and Gowanus (seen here). … Full Article

PRENUP TRASHED: Brooklyn court dumps marriage contract in unprecedented action

Be careful how you get your future spouse to sign a prenuptial agreement, a Brooklyn court warns.  … Full Article

Brooklyn’s M.S. 88 wins $110,000 tech prize in Samsung contest

Thinking green has brought a $110,000 technology windfall to the Peter Rouget Middle School (M.S. 88) in Park Slope. … Full Article

GULP AWAY! Judge strikes down large-size sugary drink ban

A day before it was supposed to take effect, Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial limit on large-size sodas and other sugary beverages was struck down Monday by a Manhattan Supreme Court Judge. … Full Article

Brooklyn Latin School moving to East Williamsburg, trading places with Young Women’s Leadership School

The Brooklyn Latin School, one of the city’s highly-touted specialized high schools, will be relocating from Bushwick to East Williamsburg this September, trading places with  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Author’s first novel in 17 years explores ‘Life After Life’

Jill McCorkle, author of nine previous books, is coming out this month with “Life After Life” – her first novel in seventeen years. … Full Article

Rents zoom in Bushwick, says survey

If, even 10 years ago, someone said that Bushwick would be the Brooklyn neighborhood with the greatest increases in rent during a two-month period, that person’s sanity would have been severely questioned, since Bushwick was just beginning to recover from being a burned-out, crime-ridden sl … Full Article


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