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Brooklyn Law School hosts Buckley v. Valeo discussion for case’s 40th anniversary

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) recently hosted a conversation on the landmark case Buckley v. Valeo in observance of its 40th anniversary with three of the major figures who helped bring forth its First Amendment challenge. … Full Article

Fariña: New middle school coming to Atlantic Yards / Pacific Park

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced on Thursday that a large capacity, district-level middle school is headed to Prospect Heights. … Full Article

Is 1 Pierrepont Plaza a smart move for Brooklyn Family Court?

Brooklyn’s Family Court is considering an expansion of its current offices at 350 and 330 Jay St. to 1 Pierrepont Plaza. The news of a possible expansion surfaced following Gov. … Full Article

Winter white in Brooklyn Heights — and we don't mean snow

Is that a snow bunny on your stoop? Last week, while everybody was waiting for the Big Storm to arrive, we kept noticing winter white throughout Brooklyn Heights. Not snow, but lots of snow-hued stuff. … Full Article

Advocates charge Cuomo shortchanging transit system

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making empty promises when it comes to the city’s buses and subways, transit advocates are charging. … Full Article

Oil tycoon's daughter buys Brooklyn Heights carriage house that once belonged to the Jehovah's Witnesses

Bless This House. Or more specifically, this carriage house. The Brooklyn Heights Historic District property sold for $9.8 million — to an oil tycoon's daughter. … Full Article

Community group claims Brooklyn Public Library understates capital funds

The Brooklyn Public Library has more money than it’s letting on, according to a new organization called Love Brooklyn Libraries (LBL). … Full Article

Behind the scenes of the Pineapple Walk vote in Brooklyn Heights

Was a co-op’s vote to reject development on a valuable slice of Brooklyn Heights an example of civic altruism or healthy self-interest? Maybe a bit of both, residents say. … Full Article

Brooklynite’s second novel brings to life post-9/11 New York

Brooklyn author Kristopher Jansma’s award-winning first novel “The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards” was published in 2013 to wide critical acclaim. … Full Article


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