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LETTER: Not saving LICH would be an incredible waste of money, effort

Cobble Hill
Leaving aside the alleged “milking” of the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) properties by Continuum, and leaving aside whatever support was -- or was not -- provided by SUNY Downstate, and leaving aside whatever hopes SUNY Downstate and/or the state have for cashing in on the fabulous wa … Full Article

Brooklyn's 'oldest bar' files for bankruptcy

Carroll Gardens
Brooklyn's oldest bar -- P.J. Hanley's -- has filed for bankruptcy protection and is up for sale, Crain’s NY reports. … Full Article

Brooklyn bookstores join fight against the power of Amazon, Barnes and Noble

Cobble Hill

If you purchased “50 Shades of Gray” on Amazon for your Kindle e-reader, you're blocked from transferring that purchase onto your Barnes and Noble Nook. 

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The New Rat Pack: Superstorm Sandy blamed for rats damaging Brooklyn cars

Brooklyn Heights
So much of our world is controlled by computers that it should therefore be no surprise that a traditionally mechanical tool -- the ordinary car -- could be crippled by a computer glitch.  … Full Article

GRIM SUNDAY NIGHT IN BROOKLYN: Randolph, Gasol lead Grizzlies over Nets 76-72

Atlantic Yards
Ever since trading top scorer Rudy Gay, the Memphis Grizzlies have shown they can still put up some points. … Full Article

EERIE: Manhattan seaport a 'ghost town' months after Sandy

The historic cobblestone streets and 19th-century mercantile buildings near the water's edge in lower Manhattan are eerily deserted, a neighborhood silenced by Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Rockets beat Nets for 13th straight time, 106-96

Atlantic Yards
East Rutherford, Newark or Brooklyn. The Houston Rockets win no matter where the nomadic Nets call home. … Full Article

Comptroller Liu wants HP to pay up or lose millions in NYC contracts

New York City Comptroller John Liu said the Comptroller’s office may reject future contracts with Hewlett-Packard (HP) if the company fails to reimburse taxpayers for the up to $163 mill … Full Article

MTA hears G train riders' complaints, will conduct full review of line

There are humorous ditties about it, and expletive-filled rants against it. … Full Article

Charles Hynes announces takedown of 14 in Red Hook drug sale ring

Red Hook
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. … Full Article


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