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Councilwoman helps rent control tenants avoid eviction

When she heard that an elderly woman and her son were involved in a tenant-landlord dispute with their building owner, Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez (D-Sunset Park-Red Hook) reached back into her past as a tenant rights advocate to help them. … Full Article

Brooklyn business library to abandon Downtown; future of Brooklyn Heights and Carnegie branches in doubt


Green-Wood Cemetery gets funds to restore landmark Weir Greenhouse

A 19th century greenhouse that fell into disrepair will be getting a makeover, thanks to a $500,000 grant from New York State.  … Full Article

Camels and frankincense: Get ready for Three Kings Day in Brooklyn

The Christmas season doesn’t end on Dec. 25 – wise kings Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar will be riding live camels along Graham Avenue this Sunday, Jan. 6 as part of the 16th annual Three Kings Day Parade in Williamsburg.  … Full Article

Religion briefs for Jan. 1, 2013

Church’s food pantry serves 120 in week before Christmas … Full Article

Nets score 5 third-quarter points in humiliating loss to Spurs

SAN ANTONIO — The Brooklyn Nets ended 2012 a few hours earlier than most. … Full Article

Victim’s violent past cited as Brooklyn self-defense case heads to Albany

According to Carl Watson's account, the rival livery cab driver he shot dead in 2007 was a violent bully who was approaching his car in a threatening fashion and reaching toward his waist, where he was known to carry a gun. … Full Article

Fire-damaged Clinton Hill church holds Christmas services

The Church of St. Luke & St. Matthew, damaged by a two-alarm fire early on Sunday morning, Dec. 23, has prevailed and was able to hold its Christmas services the next day. … Full Article

Rare NYS death penalty case may reach Brooklyn in 2013

The year 2013 will bring a number of new beginnings to Brooklyn. In Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2 will open with courts for bocce, handball, and basketball. The Prospect Park Lakeside Project, to open in fall 2013, will possess two ice rinks. … Full Article

BBA Foundation to offer public forum on criminal law

Since a main goal of Pro Bono Barrister is 'telling about the good that lawyers do" we always take special note of the activities of the Brooklyn Bar Association's Foundation Law Committee headed by Fern Finkel. … Full Article


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