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Lander asks developer to withdraw Gowanus plan, work on longterm planning

City Councilmember Brad Lander is calling on the Lightstone Group to withdraw its application to build a large residential development on the banks of the Gowanus Canal — and, instead, to participate in a comprehensive planning process for the area.  … Full Article

Housing Authority tells Sandy victims lacking power: 'Pay Up'

Public tenants living in shocking conditions -- without heat, hot water and electricity for weeks -- will still have pay their full rent, said NYCHA Chairman John Rhea on Monday while visiting devastated Red Hook. … Full Article

Screaming, ‘out-of-control’ Bieber fans alarm Barclays neighbors

Hundreds of screaming young fans of pop star Justin Bieber gathered on the streets and sidewalks near Barclays Center on Monday night before the show and chased a tour bus they believed had Bieber in it down residential Dean Street, reports Peter Krashes of the Dean Street Block Association on th … Full Article

The Heights Players presents Agatha Christie’s `Verdict’

On the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Heights Players at 26 Willow Place, we were transferred to England in one of the most unusual plays written by Agatha Christie.  … Full Article

Life in an expanded Sahadi's

It’s a revered Brooklyn institution, as renowned in many circles as the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden.  When out-of-town guests visit, it’s a must-see on a tour of the neighborhood.  When one leaves the Museum or Garden, one’s soul is fed; when leaving Sahadi’s, the specialty  … Full Article

Councilwoman vows to help rebuild Red Hook

Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez (D-Sunset Park-Red Hook) is vowing help for her Red Hook constituents whose homes and businesses were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article

L train finally pumped out

The G train came back with limited service today, but the major portion of the L train, as of today, is still not in service. However, the MTA yesterday finally finished pumping water out of its tunnels. The problem was the large amount of salt water in its underground tubes. … Full Article

Unlike the Marathon, a race cheered in Red Hook

They jumped over puddles filled with debris and ran past food lines on West 9th Street. … Full Article

Brooklyn Navy Yard recovers from storm

Of the 275 businesses in the Brooklyn Navy Yard industrial park, more than 95 percent now have electricity, although many still don't have heat. … Full Article

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


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