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Obituary: Police Officer Robert O’Neill, beloved Brooklyn Heights figure in 1970s, dies at 77

Police Officer Robert O'Neill, who patrolled Brooklyn Heights during the 1970s and was known as the unofficial "Mayor of Montague Street,” has died at the age of 77. … Full Article
 

What A Buzz! Brooklyn Bridge Marriott harvests honey from its own rooftop hive

There is something happening high on the rooftop of the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn that has the neighborhood buzzing. … Full Article
 

New 24,000-square-foot club to open in East Williamsburg this November

North Brooklyn, once a barren wasteland of abandoned warehouses, has steadily become the epicenter of electronic dance music in New York, rivaling Berlin and London as the world’s top artistic hubs. … Full Article
 

BP Adams recommends against Bedford-Union Armory project

Late on Friday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced his official disapproval of the controversial plan to develop the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights, along with a number of recommendations to improve it. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn judge sends man charged for punching cyclist to jail on increased bail

A Brooklyn judge ordered cuffs and raised bail on Tuesday after charges were increased on a man who allegedly punched a father of two off his bike and into a coma in Bedford-Stuyvesant.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy celebrates 2nd anniversary of Environmental Education Center

To celebrate the second anniversary of its Environmental Education Center, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has invited the public to special open hours on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 1-5 pm. … Full Article
 

NYC councilmembers want more women to run for office

Female members of the City Council who recently released an eye-opening report on the lack of women in city government said they hope the study will lead to major changes, namely, to more women running for public office. … Full Article
 

Sunset Park remembers Maureen Henry

Sunset Park residents will gather to remember a local woman who died of ovarian cancer and whose brave battle against the deadly disease inspired her family and friends to hold a charity walk each year to raise funds for research into a cure. … Full Article
 

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint returns on Sept. 17

Nothing has been more innovative in the new century than the urban vitality of Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Turning open spaces into creative outlets for new audiences has become a North Brooklyn specialty in Greenpoint, Willyburg and Bushwick.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair: Ukrainian anti-Nazi, anti-Soviet propaganda postcards demonstrate how history unfolds on paper

  “Two bears, two bears, thrashed the peas, Two roosters, two roosters took it to the mill, And the sparrow, a fine fellow, played the fiddle.”
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