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Hero traffic agent receives 84th Precinct ‘Cop of the Month’ award

As a cop with Brooklyn’s 84th Precinct, Police Officer Natasha Lasalle has come to the aid of many in the community. But on September 18, she was the one who needed help -- when she was seriously injured in a police department vehicle while on assignment. … Full Article

Lightstone responds to CB 6 vote; to offer free space to Gowanus Dredgers

Saying he was gratified by the 27-4 vote by Community Board 6 to conditionally approve The Lightstone Group’s proposed Gowanus Canal development, Kasra Sanandaji, senior vice-president, said he believed the firm has proceeded “with total transparency and has been responsive to the community’s c
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Dress Rehearsal: Brooklyn Nets' exhibiton opener at Barclays Center a smashing success

As far as dress rehearsals go, this one had all the makings of a long-running hit on the corners of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues. … Full Article

Carroll Gardens fights homeless shelter, while officials question conflict-of-interest

More than 440 residents of Carroll Gardens have signed a petition expressing their dismay with the lack of community input surrounding a homeless shelter for single adults planned for their neighborhood. … Full Article

Gowanus Development gets CB 6 approval

The Gowanus Canal waterfront may soon see the start of work on a 700-unit residential development to be constructed by the Lightstone Group, a Manhattan-based developer. … Full Article

Sale completed of Domino Sugar Factory to Two Trees Management

Representatives of Two Trees Management Co., now the official owner of the Domino Sugar Factory in Williamsburg, will be spending “significant time” in that community over the next few months to listen and learn from local residents and community leaders. … Full Article

Atlantic Yards 'Quality of Life' meeting on Tuesday

While Brooklyn Nets and Barbara Streisand fans have been showing the love, some residents near Barclays Center have complained that the arena’s bright lights have been shining all night, contrary to agreements. Others are annoyed about frequent nighttime helicopter overflies. … Full Article

No Brooklyn concerts for Rolling Stones?

New dates announced – in Newark Bruce Ratner and Mikhail Prokhorov took the Nets out of the Prudential Center in Newark and brought them to Barclays Center in Brooklyn this year. Now, however, the folks who run the Prudential Center may be having their revenge. … Full Article

Mayor announces major media center coming to DUMBO

Building on DUMBO’s strength in media and all things digital, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other city officials gathered in Brooklyn on Thursday to announce that a state-of-the-art “Made in NY” Media Center will be constructed at 20 Jay Street in DUMBO, overlooking Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Pratt, Brooklyn Icon, celebrates 125th anniversary

What do the Scrabble game, the Ford Thunderbird, the Chrysler Building, the Dunkin Donuts logo and the newly-famed Big Bird character have in common? … Full Article


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