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Homeless vet gets a year in prison for assaulting gay couple in Brooklyn

A 61-year-old homeless veteran from Queens was sentenced to a year in prison on Friday for assaulting and harassing a gay couple on Brooklyn streets. … Full Article

Citi Bike expands to Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

With Citi Bike's headquarters located in Sunset Park and a new flagship operations facility opening in Gowanus in August, Brooklyn has slowly but surely become the heart and soul of the citywide bike-sharing program. … Full Article

Matt Damon to buy borough’s priciest pad in Brooklyn Heights

Jason Bourne is coming to Brooklyn Heights. Or at least Matt Damon, the actor who played the former CIA assassin, is. … Full Article

LICH developer bags $297 million construction loan

After a lull period, the acceptance of a $297 million construction loan to Fortis Property Group for its redevelopment at the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site in Cobble Hill marks the way for construction of three residential buildings to continue, according to The Real Deal. … Full Article

Historic Ft. Greene church calls native Brooklynite as new pastor

This Sunday, Sept. 17, will be a true Brooklyn homecoming for both the Rev. David Telfort and the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church. … Full Article

Sept. 11 Services: Interfaith group gathers on Brooklyn Heights Promenade for words of healing, grace and mercy

“Grace is wider and deeper than you think, and it can change far more than you ever imagine. You can’t learn grace. You have to surrender to it.”   … Full Article

In Williamsburg, a renewed push for a platform park over the BQE

Walking along the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) in South Williamsburg, residents are plagued by deafening noise, polluted air and a lack of open space.   … Full Article

Candidates vying to replace Sen. Squadron to debate Sunday in Brooklyn Heights

Six candidates vying to replace state Sen. Daniel Squadron for the 26th state Senate seat (Brooklyn waterfront-lower Manhattan) are set to debate on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 119-121 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

5 years post-Sandy, NYCHA begins massive resiliency project at Red Hook Houses

It’s been five years since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the city, and on Tuesday, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) broke ground on a $63 million project to replace all 28 roofs at Red Hook Houses. … Full Article


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