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Willowtown anniversary dinner to honor veteran activists

In the late 1950s Robert Moses, known as the “master builder” of mid-20th century New York City, saw Willowtown in the southwest corner of Brooklyn Heights as a slum and targeted it for demolition. He intended to build high-rise housing on the cleared land. Long-time residents and newcomers … Full Article
 

Candy Is Dandy: Chocolate factory opening at 110 Montague St.

A real-life Willie Wonka is moving to Montague Street. … Full Article
 

You want how much for that house? Pacific Street property for sale for $16 Million

Whose house will beat Truman Capote's as the priciest of all in Brooklyn? … Full Article
 

Rhino horn trafficker pleads guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court

Michael Slattery, Jr., a 25-year-old Irish national charged with fraudulently purchasing  a set of black rhinoceros horns in Texas and then traveling to New York to sell the horns for $50,000, pleaded guilty on Tuesday. … Full Article
 

Schumer wants to put tracking devices on autistic kids

It’s a case that is every parent’s nightmare. Avonte Oquendo, the 14-year-old autistic boy who walked out of his Long Island City school and hasn’t been seen since, has been officially missing for more than a month. … Full Article
 

DA candidate Thompson votes in Clinton Hill

Ken Thompson, who won the Democratic Primary for Brooklyn district attorney in September and then faced an unexpected race when primary loser Charles Hynes decided to run against him on the Republican and Conservative lines, cast his ballot in the race Tuesday morning. … Full Article
 

Pete Hamill, celebrated Brooklyn author, to speak in Greenpoint

Renowned journalist, essayist and fiction writer Pete Hamill embodies the Brooklyn literary spirit. Born in Park Slope, he left school at the age of 16 to work in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, while attending night classes at the Cartoonists and Illustrators School. … Full Article
 

Prevalence of hit-and-run accidents in Brooklyn leads to push for reform

A Brooklyn man is facing multiple charges, including criminally negligent homicide, in connection with a crash that killed a 9-year-old boy and injured two others. … Full Article
 

The Heights Casino Speaker Series features Malcolm MacKay

The Heights Casino Speaker Series this week will feature Brooklyn Heights author Malcolm MacKay, whose book “Impeccable Connectio … Full Article
 

Interfaith receives another reprieve as supporters seek restructuring plan

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn received a short reprieve on Monday as Chief Bankruptcy Judge Carla E. Craig adjourned bankruptcy proceedings until November 13. … Full Article
 

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