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Women’s Poetry Initiative at St. Francis continues new tradition of visiting authors

The St. Francis College Women's Poetry Initiative will welcome author Evie Shockley (“the new black,” “a half-red sea”) on Oct. 9 in the College’s Founders Hall. … Full Article
 

De Blasio puts Park Slope town house for rent

Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to rent out his Brooklyn town house while he and his family live in Gracie Mansion. The mayor's office says the 3-story house in Park Slope is listed for nearly $5,000 a month.
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Time capsule unveiled by MTA in Brooklyn

As members of the press gathered in anticipation, MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco, NYU Vice President of Government Affairs and Community Engagement Alicia Hurley and New York Transit Museum Director Gabrielle Shubert hosted a ceremony during which a time capsule was unearthed i … Full Article
 

SUNY board to meet in NYC Thursday

The trustees of the State University of New York (SUNY) have called a special board meeting in New York City on Thursday, October 2, at 11 a.m.  … Full Article
 

Tom Hanks lights up the night on Hicks Street

Tom Hanks was a hit on Hicks Street. The endearing Hollywood leading man brought his star power to the open-air Brooklyn Heights set of Steven Spielberg's film “St. James Place,” which is being shot throughout the neighborhood and in DUMBO. … Full Article
 

Woman in Brooklyn NYPD altercation meets with prosecutors

The attorney for a pregnant woman whose altercation with police led to her being put on the ground belly-first has met with Brooklyn prosecutors about the event, which was captured on video. … Full Article
 

Caretaker’s son claims he tore down barricades at Bed-Stuy’s famed Slave Theater

The standoff at the Slave Theater has begun. “This is our theater,” said Omar Hardy, whose father Clarence claims to be the rightful heir to the vaunted but troubled Bed-Stuy institution. “This is my birthright. I was born to take care of this place.” … Full Article
 

Park Slope properties near New York Methodist Hospital's expansion site are worth a bundle

Delectable! We could rhapsodize at length about the eye candy — AKA the historic homes — near New York Methodist Hospital's proposed expansion site. After all, the jaw-dropping perfection of Prospect Park West is but a block away. … Full Article
 

Did you know? New York Methodist Hospital owns this Park Slope property, too

At least one landlord on the landmarked Eighth Avenue block right across from New York Methodist's Park Slope expansion site won't disapprove if the hospital's Center for Community Health project moves forward. … Full Article
 

A checklist of New York Methodist Hospital's doomed buildings

Notice them while there's time. We made the rounds of the buildings New York Methodist Hospital is planning to tear down for its controversial expansion in Park Slope. Take a look: * * * … Full Article
 

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