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Brooklyn Law School student receives fellowship to work at New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division

Janae Cummings, Brooklyn Law School  (BLS) Class of 2019, will spend a fully funded summer clerking in the chambers of New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division under Justice O. … Full Article
 

Cobble Hill’s magical independent bookstore opens Monday

It’s time for Brooklynites to turn the page on the recent closings of BookCourt and the Community Bookstore. Following both closures, Brooklyn resident and best-selling novelist Emma Straub vowed to right a wrong, to fill a void and to revive a dying breed. … Full Article
 

Dime Bank hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony, opens new corporate office at Pierrepont Plaza

On Thursday, the Dime Community Savings Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new corporate headquarters at One Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights. Elected officials and distinguished guests helped welcome Dime to its new home. … Full Article
 

John Sexton, NYU President Emeritus, returns to St. Francis

The rain washed out a night of New York Mets baseball April 25, but there was no stopping John Sexton from delivering his talk “Baseball as a Road to God” at a special St. Francis College presentation at Citi Field, hosted by Mets Owner Fred Wilpon. … Full Article
 

Environmental groups to sue EPA over unsafe waters in New York City

Something smells fishy, and it’s more than just the pungent fumes coming from the Gowanus Canal. … Full Article
 

Pier 6 settlement talks fall through; back to court for Brooklyn Bridge Park and Brooklyn Heights Association

Settlement talks between the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation over a controversial development project inside Brooklyn Bridge Park have fallen through. … Full Article
 

St. Francis College to host screening and discussion on ‘Rikers: An American Jail’

Thousands of people are now held behind bars at Rikers Island, a jail with a history of violence and abuse, but most of them have not been to trial yet. Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants to shut it down. … Full Article
 

Everybody Lies: Brooklynite’s new book confirms old suspicion

In a world where endless information is available at the touch of a screen, much of what we think we know about people is dead wrong.  The reason is simple — we all lie, not only to each other but to doctors, surveys and most importantly, ourselves. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights carriage house will get a fix-up

Say sayonara to this skylight.

The new owners of a Brooklyn Heights Historic District carriage house plan to tear down a distinctive skylight that has topped their home at 276 Hicks St. for many decades. … Full Article
 

Landmarks Preservation Commission okays installation of modern signage at Brooklyn's landmarked Carnegie libraries

Should modern digital-display signs be allowed to stand outside Brooklyn's landmarked libraries?

This is not a theoretical question. … Full Article
 

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