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Haitians sue UN over cholera epidemic

Downtown
A new lawsuit has been filed by 1,500 Haitian plaintiffs against the United Nations over a cholera outbreak that has killed thousands in the Caribbean nation. … Full Article
 

OPINION: Spike Lee’s half-right

Fort Greene
Recently, Brooklyn-raised filmmaker Spike Lee made waves when he complained about the gentrification of his former neighborhood, Fort Greene, which has a large African-American community. … Full Article
 

SKETCHES OF COURT: Shelter employee who was attacked seeks damages in spinal-injury case

Downtown
In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Peter Sweeney (right) listens as attorney Thomas Moverman (standing), partner in the law firm Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, makes his opening statement to a jury in Kings County Civil Term last Tuesday during the bifurcated trial of Valerie Lewis v. … Full Article
 

Man killed at Brooklyn crosswalk, NYPD increases jaywalking tickets

Greenpoint
A 47-year-old motorcyclist was killed on Sunday in a crash in Brooklyn at a busy intersection in Greenpoint. … Full Article
 

Bestselling author to launch ‘Pete Rose’ in Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill
On Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m., New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Kostya Kennedy will be signing copies of “Pete Rose: An American Dilemma” at BookCourt in Cobble Hill. … Full Article
 

Local groups get grants from Greenpoint oil spill settlement

Greenpoint
A church, a well-known conservation group, a boat club, a middle school and a community garden are among the 18 entities that have been chosen to receive the first environment-related grant awards from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn's future legal minds participate in WWII Event

Bushwick
In recognition of Black History Month, students at Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology explored the topic of civil rights through a program offered by Optimum Power to Learn, in conjunction with the Smithsonian Channel. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn DA announces dismissal of charges against Sam Kellner

Williamsburg
Brooklyn’s new district attorney has stayed true to his campaign promise to dismiss criminal charges against a Brooklyn father caught up in a questionable sex abuse case. … Full Article
 

Acclaimed writers to appear in conversation in Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill
Esteemed author Therese Walsh will appear in Brooklyn on March 10 to discuss her new novel, “The Moon Sisters,” with fellow author Barbara O’Neal, who recently published “The All You Can Dream Buffet.” The two will speak at BookCourt in Cobble Hill at 7 p.m., after which they will sign book … Full Article
 

Ken Burns, Fred Armisen, John Oliver, ‘Questlove’ headline star-studded event for Brooklyn’s 826NYC

Park Slope
While tutoring centers are no rarity in New York City, Park Slope’s 826NYC — also known as the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company — is unique in its quirky setup and programming. … Full Article
 

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