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Dearly Departed? No, just moving

The Court Street Funeral Home plans to leave the building where it has operated since 1946 – but will relocate within Cobble Hill, owner Dominic Cusimano told the Brooklyn Eagle Tuesday. … Full Article

New historical novel reads like thriller

New York-based author Michele Zackheim this week published her latest novel, “Last Train to Paris” (Europa Editions), and will be celebrating in Brooklyn with a reading on Jan. 9 at Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene.  … Full Article

Lutheran HealthCare lecture focuses on spiritual side of medicine

Medical care these days involves far more than just physical exams in a doctor’s office, flu shots and MRIs. There is also a spiritual component to healing the patient, according to officials at Lutheran HealthCare. … Full Article

Coming to America: Shteyngart writes first memoir

At age 41, Gary Shteyngart seems awfully young to be writing a memoir. But readers of "Little Failure" soon discover that he's been precocious all his life. … Full Article

Terriers come from behind to win first NEC game of the season

Jaymee Veney was heated after she was held scoreless and her St. Francis Terriers trailed Mount St. Mary’s by four points going into halftime. She knew that she had to have a big second half to get her team back in it, but she also knew that she couldn’t do that by playing angry. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park begins construction on more parkland, bouldering wall, community space

Brooklyn Bridge Park is growing again. Work is starting this week on new parkland, a bouldering wall, an education center and more. The work will take about a year, according to park officials. … Full Article

Hasidic leaders praise Menachem Stark, but business dealings come under scrutiny

As a coalition of Brooklyn officials condemned sensational tabloid coverage of Hasidic millionaire Menachem “Max” Stark’s murder, his family members and fellow Williamsburg Hasidim increased the reward for any information on his death to $25,000. … Full Article

Greenpoint to get new waterfront park

A major development project in Greenpoint will bring a new waterfront park as well as 200 units of affordable housing to that northern Brooklyn community, according to Councilman Stephen Levin, who negotiated with the city and the property developer to secure the amenities. … Full Article

Attorney failure allows plaintiff to refile claim against landlord

A Brooklyn preacher may be given temporary possession of laundry/office space in a Jay Street building, Brooklyn Civil Court Judge Ingrid Joseph ruled. … Full Article

Attorney General tells businesses: ‘If you price gouge, you’ll pay’

If business owners are planning to triple their prices for food, gasoline, batteries and other items residents will need to get through Winter Storm Hercules, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has a message for them: Don’t even think about it! … Full Article


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