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Dime Bank hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony, opens new corporate office at Pierrepont Plaza

On Thursday, the Dime Community Savings Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new corporate headquarters at One Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights. Elected officials and distinguished guests helped welcome Dime to its new home. … Full Article
 

John Sexton, NYU President Emeritus, returns to St. Francis

The rain washed out a night of New York Mets baseball April 25, but there was no stopping John Sexton from delivering his talk “Baseball as a Road to God” at a special St. Francis College presentation at Citi Field, hosted by Mets Owner Fred Wilpon. … Full Article
 

Environmental groups to sue EPA over unsafe waters in New York City

Something smells fishy, and it’s more than just the pungent fumes coming from the Gowanus Canal. … Full Article
 

Pier 6 settlement talks fall through; back to court for Brooklyn Bridge Park and Brooklyn Heights Association

Settlement talks between the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation over a controversial development project inside Brooklyn Bridge Park have fallen through. … Full Article
 

St. Francis College to host screening and discussion on ‘Rikers: An American Jail’

Thousands of people are now held behind bars at Rikers Island, a jail with a history of violence and abuse, but most of them have not been to trial yet. Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants to shut it down. … Full Article
 

Everybody Lies: Brooklynite’s new book confirms old suspicion

In a world where endless information is available at the touch of a screen, much of what we think we know about people is dead wrong.  The reason is simple — we all lie, not only to each other but to doctors, surveys and most importantly, ourselves. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights carriage house will get a fix-up

Say sayonara to this skylight.

The new owners of a Brooklyn Heights Historic District carriage house plan to tear down a distinctive skylight that has topped their home at 276 Hicks St. for many decades. … Full Article
 

Landmarks Preservation Commission okays installation of modern signage at Brooklyn's landmarked Carnegie libraries

Should modern digital-display signs be allowed to stand outside Brooklyn's landmarked libraries?

This is not a theoretical question. … Full Article
 

Only in Brooklyn: 5th Annual Hot Sauce Expo Lands in Greenpoint

As the great Donna Summer once said, "I need some hot stuff, baby, tonight.” … Full Article
 

Democratic clubs flowering in Trump era, Carroll says

Republican President Donald Trump is giving a big boost to the rival Democratic Party by fostering an almost unprecedented rise in grass-roots political activism, according to Assemblymember Robert Carroll, who implored the president’s opponents to keep it up. … Full Article
 

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