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OSHA probes trash man’s DUMBO tragedy

DUMBO
The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has opened an investigation of Saturday morning’s tragic accident involving a young worker at a private garbage firm in DUMBO. … Full Article
 

Jumbo's coming to DUMBO for an 'Elephant Dance Party'

DUMBO
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be opening in Brooklyn at Barclays Center on March 20, and to celebrate the circus will be throwing an "Elephant Dance Party" in DUMBO, Gothamist reports. … Full Article
 

Youth mentoring group honors Hynes at Grand Prospect Hall

Park Slope
Pathways for Young Leaders is an organization for Brooklyn youth started by Brooklyn Supreme Court Officer Susie Williams. … Full Article
 

Construction workers hurt in fall at Gowanus Whole Foods site

Gowanus
FDNY confirmed that three male construction workers were hurt on Monday after falling at a construction site at Third Avenue and Third Street in Gowanus, the site of the future Whole Foods supermarket. … Full Article
 

Prospect Park looks to spring, post-Sandy

Prospect Park
Evidence of the devastation Hurricane Sandy wrought in Prospect Park lingers as weathered tree stumps await removal and yellow police tape rings drooping trees. … Full Article
 

Buses to roll in Brooklyn for Tuesday’s LICH hearing in Purchase

Cobble Hill
Long Island College Hospital (LICH) supporters are renting buses to travel to Purchase, New York on Tuesday, to speak out against the controversial closure of the Cobble Hill hospital at the SUNY board’s  … Full Article
 

Complaints about `Spider-Man’ Passover shoot reach Hollywood

Williamsburg
The unit manager for the film “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and a local City Councilman are all hearing the complaints of Hasidic Jews in South Williamsburg about Columbi … Full Article
 

Brooklyn bishop to hold mass of thanksgiving for new pope

Downtown
Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will celebrate a special bilingual mass of thanksgiving in honor of the new pope. The mass, which will be celebrated in English and Spanish, will take place tonight at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint James, 250 Jay St., at 7:30 p.m. … Full Article
 

This is an actual street sign

DUMBO
This sign, making fun of the fashion in which some young men let their pants droop to show off their underwear, was seen in DUMBO near the Pearl Street triangle on Friday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Clive Davis fondly recalls Brooklyn roots in new memoir

Crown Heights
Major music legend Clive Davis begins his recent memoir by informing his readers, “I’m a Brooklyn boy. … Full Article
 

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