Prospect Heights

Gowanus Canal cleanup to cost a half-billion

The EPA on Friday announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal – and it’s slated to cost betw … Full Article

Nets hold off Cavs, move to 2-0 under Carlesimo

Two victories and now two huge tests coming up for the Brooklyn Nets. They sure look more ready under P.J. Carlesimo than in their final days under Avery Johnson. … Full Article

Carlesimo, Nets hand Bobcats 17th straight loss

Mikhail Prokhorov saw the draining team spirit, the missing will to fight, and decided change was needed. The Brooklyn Nets owner had to like the results in the first game under P.J. Carlesimo. … Full Article

After street-sweeper truck kills man, family sues with Rubenstein's help

Hours after the Brooklyn Nets won 107-105 over the Detroit Pistons, a street-sweeper truck struck and killed a man outside of the Barclays Center.  Ronald Sinvil, 36, had just left a Christmas party and was headed to his girlfriend Jvonne Crump’s apartment in East New York.  He never made it ther … Full Article

Diamond wants to renew search for 1830s steam engine under Atlantic Avenue

The last time we checked in on the long-running story of railroad buff Bob Diamond vs. … Full Article

Nature turns strange and savage in `The Service Road’ at City Tech

A nature guide attempts to find a lost child after a violent storm of mythic proportions hits Prospect Park in the world premiere of "The Service Road," a highly visual multimedia show to be performed from Jan. 11 through Feb. … Full Article

`Tamil Tigers’ terror suspects extradited to Brooklyn

Piratheepan Nadarajah and Suresh Sriskandarajah, two alleged operatives of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a Sri Lankan terrorist organization popularly referred to as the “Tamil Tigers,” was arraigned Thursday afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom at the federal … Full Article

Bucks beat Nets for 13th straight time, continue Brooklyn's struggles

MILWAUKEE— The Milwaukee Bucks used the 3-pointer to extend their dominance over the Brooklyn Nets. … Full Article

Rehab of once-spectacular Smith-9th Sts. station behind schedule again

Completion of rehab work on the Smith-9th streets F and G train station – an elevated station with a view so spectacular that Borough President Marty Markowitz once speculated that it could be a tourist a … Full Article

Williamsburg resident charged with bleach attack on anti-abuse rabbi

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Wednesday announced the indictment of Meilech Schnitzler for allegedly throwing a cup of bleach in the face and eye of Rabbi Nathan (Nuchem) Rosenberg in Williamsburg on Dec. 11. … Full Article


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