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As both transit hub and retreat, historic Brooklyn Heights held prominence

Once again, the sun shone on Betsy as she sat on Boerum Place. A double decker bus dating from 1931, Betsy was part of this year’s display at the New York Transit Museum’s 21st Annual Bus Festival this past Sunday. … Full Article
 

Bushwick gets a new city landmark: Doering-Bohack House at 1090 Greene Ave.

A supermarket king lived on this Bushwick corner. His house is now a city landmark. … Full Article
 

In Williamsburg, trickle of chain stores gives way to a flood

The lettering was subtle, the colors muted and soft. J. Crew’s signage on its new Wythe Avenue storefront, like the run-up to its opening over the weekend, involved careful steps to avoid too much attention or any ostentatious displays. … Full Article
 

New illustrated book reveals stories of celebs under the influence

“This book is like being at the best dinner party in the world,” comedian Chelsea Handler said, referring to “Of All the Gin Joints” — a new book written by Mark Bailey and illustrated by Edward Hemingway. … Full Article
 

OPINION: 370 Jay back in 1950: Shiny, hi-tech & secret tracks for 'Money Train'

Soon, on Oct. 1, the Transit Museum will unearth a time capsule at 370 Jay St., the former MTA New York City Transit Headquarters, that was installed before the building was opened in 1950. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn judge rules against nurses in NYU - LICH case

A Brooklyn judge dismissed a lawsuit by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) on Monday, allowing NYU-Langone to take over the walk-in emergency department at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) without rehiring LICH nurses. … Full Article
 

DUMBO public art performance examines social injustice

A public performance piece by artist Dread Scott, “On the Impossibility of Freedom in a Country Founded on Slavery and Genocide” is coming to DUMBO for a one-time only performance on Oct. 7.  … Full Article
 
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VIDEO: Photoville brings Brooklyn Bridge Park to life

You'd think that giant shipping containers would negatively impact the beauty of Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
 

Filmmaker to share first novel in Brooklyn Heights

Groundbreaking filmmaker David Cronenberg, known for “History of Violence,” “The Fly” and “Crash,” is coming to St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights for the release party for his first novel, “Consumed,” on Oct. 2.    … Full Article
 

New book dishes on ‘Scandals of Classic Hollywood’

Based on the popular Hairpin column of the same name, but featuring new content, “Scandals of Classic Hollywood” (a Plume original, on sale Sept. … Full Article
 

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