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Monday night books: Literary coordinators share their work at a BookCourt 'Salon'

This Monday, Feb. 4, BookCourt will be hosting ‘The Salon’ — a conversation on literary and visual culture featuring some of the curators of New York’s greatest literary events. … Full Article

Brook Lopez gives advice to Harbaugh brothers coaching in the Super Bowl

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh and San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh are hardly the only high-profile siblings who've squared off in their arena of expertise. … Full Article

Reality Check: LeBron, reigning champion Heat school Nets to complete season sweep

The Nets received a valuable lesson in humility Wednesday night before a sellout crowd of 17,732 at the Barclays Center. … Full Article

Heat blow out Nets in 2nd half, win 105-85

LeBron James had 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat blew outBrooklyn in the second half for a 105-85 victory Wednesday night, their 13th in a row over the Nets. … Full Article

Brooklyn religious school rabbi suspected of sex abuse

A rabbi at a religious school in Borough Park is suspected of sexually abusing students, a law enforcement official said Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn court reporter is employee of the year

The Kings County Supreme Court named Frances Napoli Employee of the Year in the court reporter category at a ceremony at the Adams Street court on Wednesday. … Full Article

FIRST PUBLIC AIRING: Plans to rebuild Brooklyn Heights library, move Business branch, face a skeptical audience

Details of the Brooklyn Public Library’s plan to sell the building shared by the Brooklyn Heights branch and the Business & Career Library to a private developer were shared at a contentious meeting of the Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library on Tuesday night. … Full Article

Historic but rundown Coignet Building in Gowanus for sale

The New York and Long Island Stone Company Coignet Building in Gowanus – which today is quite dilapidated and covered in graffiti – is the earliest known concrete building in New York City and was designated with landmark status in 2006. It’s also for sale. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Carroll Gardens writer praises ‘Messy Lives’

Brooklynite Katie Roiphe has long been known for her courageous writing, whether in the form of personal essays or cultural and literary criticism. … Full Article

Mariachi band to serenade Sunset Park councilwoman

Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez has received plenty of awards during her time in public office. But has she ever been serenaded by a mariachi band? She soon will be! … Full Article


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