Brooklyn Bridge Park killer convicted of murdering ex-girlfriend in 2016 shooting

After less than a full day of deliberations, a Brooklyn Supreme Court jury found a 55-year-old ex-con guilty of second-degree murder for fatally shooting his 23-year-old ex-girlfriend after she left work at Brooklyn Bridge Park, officials said Tuesday. … Full Article

Landmarks agency shoots down big addition to 135 Montague St.

Back to the drawing board, sir! The city Landmarks Preservation Commission shot down longtime landlord Eli Dweck's plan to build an eye-catching two-story addition on top of an elegant limestone Montague Street retail building. … Full Article

NYU Langone doctor takes patients grocery shopping to promote healthy eating

A kind doctor is one who is said to have a good bedside manner. But Dr. Mary Kristine Ellis is different. She shows her compassion for her patients by taking them to the grocery store. … Full Article

Check out fresh pix of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 3

Workers are busily installing landscaping, hardscaping and other features at Pier 3, the final unfinished pier at Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Bishop's Crook lamp post may have spared lives in Brooklyn Heights car crash

A man driving a gray 2005 GMC Envoy smashed into an early 20th century style "bishop's crook"  lamp post, leaving it tilting precariously, on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights at roughly 1:15 p.m. on Monday. 
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Noxious odor leads to lockdown of two floors at Brooklyn Supreme Court

Three people were exposed to a noxious odor and one had to be rushed to the hospital as a result after the Kings County Supreme Court, Civil Term, received a letter on Monday that contained a white powder, court employees told the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article

‘Soap opera’ trial comes to close for accused Brooklyn Bridge Park murderer

Closings arguments were given at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Monday in the trial of a 55-year-old registered sex offender accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend after she left work near Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Advocates demand safety at deadly Park Slope corner

Park Slope residents and elected officials came together Friday morning at the busy intersection where two young children were tragically mowed down by a car in a gathering designed to pay tribute to the tiny victims and to demand action to make the corner safer for pedestrians to cross. … Full Article

Fifth Ave. Committee brings solar power to buildings

Apartment buildings in several Brooklyn neighborhoods will be fitted with solar panels to provide tenants with heat and electricity under an ambitious project sponsored through a partnership between two forward-thinking Brooklyn-based organizations.  … Full Article

Brooklyn citizen lobbyists trek to Albany to push for faster, cheaper BQE fix

Volunteers from six Brooklyn communities attempting to avert years of unnecessary traffic chaos piled onto a bus chartered by the Brooklyn Heights Association early Tuesday morning, headed for the state capitol in Albany. … Full Article


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