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Brooklyn judge organizes viewing of historic St. Francis of Assisi manuscripts

A group of Brooklyn judges and lawyers had an opportunity to check out a historic exhibition about St. Francis of Assisi and a presentation by Brooklyn College professor Paul Moses at Borough Hall on Tuesday night. … Full Article

Author of ‘Jewish Soul Food’ book to speak in Brooklyn Heights

Laura Silver, author of “Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food” (Brandeis Univ. Press, 2014), will speak at the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library on Jan. 13. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society launches ‘Movie Mondays’ film series

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is planning to introduce “Movie Mondays,” a new monthly series of film screenings and discussions. … Full Article

St. Francis College to celebrate commencement on Jan. 14

St. Francis College is pleased to host the 2015 Winter Commencement for College graduates from the past summer and fall semesters at St. Charles Borromeo Church on Wednesday January 14, beginning with a Baccalaureate Mass at 2:00pm, followed by the Winter Commencement Ceremony at 3:00pm. … Full Article

A cheat sheet for The Bergen's new owner: Ten things you should know about Boerum Hill

Dear European investor: Your real estate broker announced recently that you had bought The Bergen, a spanking-new Boerum Hill rental-apartment building. You forked over $52.2 million for the 84-unit property at 316 Bergen St. … Full Article

Car smashes into Cobble Hill restaurant

“Sorry, we are closed tonight. A car just crashed into our restaurant,” a tweet from Cobble Hill’s Henry Public bar stated Monday evening. Matt Dawson, one of the restaurant owners, told the Brooklyn Eagle that the crash occurred at 3:19 p.m. … Full Article

Author to launch ‘brightly colored’ novel in Cobble Hill

Author Menna van Praag will be appearing at BookCourt in Cobble Hill on Jan. 13 to launch her latest book, “The Dress Shop of Dreams” (Ballantine Trade Paperback Original), a fairytale-like story about second chances.     … Full Article

Sunset Park neighbors help restaurant owners after fire

A family-owned Sunset Park restaurant sustained devastating damage in a two-alarm fire that ripped through the building where the eatery is located, but a group of neighbors is trying to help the owners in the aftermath of the blaze. … Full Article

Maronite Catholics mourn Bishop Emeritus Doueihi

Members of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn are mourning the recent death of their beloved Bishop Emeritus, Bishop Stephen Hector Doueihi, who passed away on Dec. 17 at the age of 87 after a long illness. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights ‘Save the View Now’ meeting draws large crowd

On Saturday, roughly 70 Brooklyn residents attended the first organizational meeting of a grassroots campaign to save an iconic view once visible from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade -- the tower-to-tower arc of the Brooklyn Bridge.  … Full Article


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