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Kushner Bushwick transaction linked to bank probed by feds

A bank that was under federal investigation until last year played a role in two recent real estate transactions involving Kushner Companies — one of them in Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Con Edison selling ‘last large-scale’ Williamsburg waterfront development site

Con Edison is selling three vacant sites a block north of the former Domino Sugar Refinery on the Brooklyn waterfront, according to Crain’s New York Business.  … Full Article
 

The million-dollar ghost on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

The owner of a decrepit Brooklyn Heights brownstone that could sell for millions is in danger of losing the house to foreclosure — for the second time! — if he doesn’t pay $55,000 in overdue taxes. … Full Article
 

Joe Lentol, age 75, is high on legalizing marijuana

Since before most of you were born, Joe Lentol has roamed the hallways of the State Capitol, representing the good people of Greenpoint since (hold onto your ballot) 1973. … Full Article
 

Woman struck by train in Downtown Brooklyn

A woman was run over by a train when she fell onto the Brooklyn subway tracks on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The woman fell onto the tracks as a Manhattan-bound C train came barreling into the High Street — Brooklyn Bridge station in Downtown Brooklyn around 2 p.m. … Full Article
 

Fulton Street businesses fight own BID over city’s bus-only lanes

Dozens of business along Fulton Street in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill are fighting their own business improvement district over a city plan to take away parking spaces and add bus-only lanes in front of their stores. … Full Article
 

National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward to speak at St. Francis College May 8

Scribner is thrilled to announce the paperback publication forSing, Unburied, Sing,” (May 8), the historic National Book Award winner that took the literary world by storm when it was published last fall. … Full Article
 

Arab-American group supports new high school at 80 Flatbush

Many neighborhood groups and elected officials oppose the proposed 80 Flatbush skyscraper in Boerum Hill, but an Arab-American group offered its strong approval in the form of 600 petition signatures delivered Thursday to Borough President Eric Adams. … Full Article
 

Offshore wind farm could bring fabrication hub, hundreds of jobs to Brooklyn

The nation’s leading wind-power developer plans to establish a major assembly hub in Brooklyn that would support construction of the largest offshore wind farm in the United States, proposed for 30 miles east of Montauk. … Full Article
 

Gold St. could be renamed for Civil Rights activist Ida Wells

Councilmember Stephen Levin (D-Brooklyn Heights-Downtown) has introduced an application to rename Gold Street in Downtown Brooklyn after civil rights activist and journalist Ida B. … Full Article
 

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