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Winston Churchill's mother was born in Cobble Hill, and James Bond star Daniel Craig reportedly bought a house here

Winston Churchill's mother was born in Cobble Hill. Did you know that? And reportedly James Bond, AKA actor Daniel Craig, bought a rowhouse in Cobble Hill last year. … Full Article

Williamsburg resident Emma Gray releases feminist handbook

“The 2016 presidential election felt, in some ways, like a referendum on the value of women (and people of color and immigrants and refugees and Muslims … the list goes on), one that we had lost. On the evening of Nov. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School professor appointed to the Israeli Supreme Court

A Brooklyn Law School professor was appointed to the Israeli Supreme Court by the country's Judicial Appointments Committee, the school announced last week. … Full Article

Brooklyn teens making memorable music in London

Seven Brooklyn teenagers are making the trip of a lifetime as part of a jazz orchestra jetting to London to perform in concert. … Full Article

Kids take center stage during civil court’s Black History Month celebration

Most Black History Month events that take place in the courts throughout Brooklyn include distinguished speakers, veterans and history lessons, but Friday’s event in the Kings County Civil Court featured kids as a way to show that black excellence isn’t just about what has happened in the past, b … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber and Brooklyn Historical Society launch ‘The Business of Brooklyn’

It was a grand, grand opening for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC) and the Brooklyn Historical Society’s (BHS) new “The Business of Brooklyn” exhibit at 128 Pierrepont St. on Thursday. … Full Article

Unitarian Church pastor shares fresh perspective on Ten Commandments in new book

The Ten Commandments are a pervasive yet divisive part of American culture. Religious conservatives champion them, even if they don’t always adhere to them in practice. … Full Article

Could a pontoon bridge be the solution to the L-train shutdown?

It seems like any and all mitigation options are on the table for the L-train shutdown these days. … Full Article

Enjoy the heat wave while it lasts

O Wind, if Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
It was 62 degrees when Brooklynites woke up this morning.  … Full Article

Williamsburg construction update: Spitzer Enterprises' 420 Kent Ave. development

All that glitters is not gold. Sometimes it's a glass curtain wall. The glistening glass we're talking about covers the facade of 416 Kent Ave., which Spitzer Enterprises is building. … Full Article


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