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Move over Gowanus, Newtown Creek is WAY grosser, says daredevil swimmer

The Gowanus Canal gets all the attention, but Newtown Creek is so much more disgusting. … Full Article
 

Windsor Terrace’s own Lionel Shriver on how everything boils down to ‘Property’

Love, life, ownership and happiness — it all boils down to real estate. That’s the tantalizing premise behind Windsor Terrace author Lionel Shriver’s exquisite new collection, “Property.” In two novellas and 10 short stories, Shriver captures urban life through its omnipresent lens. … Full Article
 

SEE IT! Saint Ann’s 'Puppet Parade' electrifies Brooklyn Heights

More than 100 students from Saint Ann’s School turned Montague Street into a roving circus as the school celebrated its 33rd annual puppet parade on Tuesday. Founder Ronnie Asbell told the Brooklyn Eagle that she began the parade simply for fun. … Full Article
 

What can you rent for $6,600 in Vinegar Hill?

Blame it on the Greek Revival rowhouse. … Full Article
 

Come see Vinegar Hill, DUMBO's quaint, quirky cousin

Commandants. Cobblestones. A Con Ed substation. What a combo. No other Brooklyn neighborhood is quite like Vinegar Hill. … Full Article
 

Sunset Park’s marine terminal and hundreds of maritime jobs returning to Brooklyn

Sunset Park’s waterfront would be transformed into the one of the city’s biggest ports — creating hundreds of jobs and removing thousands of trucks from local roadways — under a city plan announced Tuesday. … Full Article
 

Some Atlantic Avenue landlords oppose expansion of Boerum Hill Historic District

Leave us out of it! Some landlords on Atlantic Avenue are mounting a last-minute campaign to keep the blocks between Hoyt and Nevins streets out of the proposed expansion of the Boerum Hill Historic District, claiming the landmark status will affect the value of their buildings. … Full Article
 

Historic Weeksville willow tree threatened by developers

A historic willow tree in Weeksville, one of the nation’s first free African-American settlements, will reportedly be cut down this week by developers. … Full Article
 

Three 88th Precinct cops nab one wine drinker in Fort Greene Park

The cops had them surrounded. I was enjoying a gorgeous day in Fort Greene Park on Saturday afternoon when I encountered a shocking crime scene — four people were quietly sitting on a blanket, sipping an unidentified beverage out of red Solo cups. … Full Article
 

Fake bomb closes off Windsor Terrace farmers market

A fake bomb caused a scare at a farmers market in Windsor Terrace on Sunday morning. … Full Article
 

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