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Secrets unravel in Brooklynite’s debut novel

Every family has its secrets; every town has its scandals. … Full Article

To get Gov. Cuomo’s attention, nonstop rallies for LICH

In an attempt to snag the attention of a curiously silent Governor Andrew Cuomo, supporters of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) have been holding rallies on a regular basis since financially troubled SUNY Downstate announced its intention to shut the Cobble Hill hospital down.  … Full Article

Holy Cow! Jehovah's Witnesses selling six DUMBO properties for $375 million

The Jehovah's Witnesses are selling a package of six prime DUMBO properties for a whopping $375 million, the buyers announced Monday. … Full Article

Romance & Art: Author to launch debut novel in Brooklyn

A gorgeous literary debut about second chances, “The Rest of Us: A Novel” (Simon & Schuster; Hardcover; July 2, 2013) by Jessica Lott is an unconventional love story that upends society's assumptions about May/December romances, while simultaneously offering a fascinating look at the no … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Administrator cited for job performance failure

 New York City Comptroller John Liu’s office conducted an audit of the Kings County Public Administrator (KCPA) and found that the KCPA mishandled many of the estates under its supervision as well as uncovering mor … Full Article

Red Hook comes to life in Brooklyn native’s novel

Set in Red Hook, Brooklyn native Ivy Pochoda’s new novel “Visitation Street” (Ecco/Dennis Lehane Books) paints an intricate portrait of the neighborhood as its community grapples … Full Article

The road ahead for Brooklyn Law School

(This is a condensed reprint of a message sent to the Brooklyn Law School community by Dean Nick Allard.) … Full Article

Firm helps make 'Brooklyn Tech Triangle' a reality

Awhile back, this newspaper reported on the “Brooklyn Tech Triangle” initiative to develop the area between Downtown Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Navy Yard and DUMBO to make it the largest cluster of high-tech activity outside Manhattan. … Full Article

Small brewers — including Brooklyn — are growing

In once rundown urban districts across the country, craft breweries have helped to transform the neighborhoods around them. This Associated Press report looks at six such businesses, including Brooklyn Brewery. … Full Article

Gonzalez wins DC 37’s endorsement

Two days after she was spurned by the Detectives Endowment Association (DEA) for her votes in favor of two bills cracking down on the New York Police Department’s controversial stop and frisk policy, Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez (D-Sunset Park-Red Hook) bounced back, winning the endorsement o … Full Article


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