A young girl with questions about her ultra-Orthodox Jewish religion was sent to a respected counselor to help her back on a path of faith. Prosecutors say the girl was instead molested by the man for years behind a locked office door starting when she was just 12. … Full Article
Despite setbacks delivered by Mother Nature, construction is moving full speed ahead on building 20-30-foot sound attenuating hills at Brooklyn Bridge Park, according to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. … Full Article
Amidst concern about toxic sewage overflows from Superstorm Sandy and the EPA’s Superfund cleanup process, the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) will meet with senior officials from the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6 to 8 p.m. … Full Article
Just last week large swaths of Prospect Park’s woodlands and most of its drives remained off limits to the public due to damage from Superstorm Sandy. Almost 500 trees were downed in the storm, or so badly damaged that they had to be removed. … Full Article
Holiday shoppers headed en mass to numerous craft fairs and winter festivals across Brooklyn this past weekend.
Above, a young girl squirts paint onto a spinning canvas at the Winter Festival and Artisan Craft Fair at Brooklyn Friends School. … Full Article
Violinist Johnny Arco performs in front of the Brooklyn Industries shop at Atlantic Avenue and Smith Street in Boerum Hill. Arco also sings, and is the founder of Greenroom Brooklyn, which promotes performances of local talent.
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