Scott Stringer speaks at Crown Heights tenants rally

New York City Comptroller Scott M. … Full Article

Candy-covered tree a labor of love at Brooklyn Heights co-op

Visions of sugar plums danced in Pamela Harwood’s head this Christmas -- along with gumballs, jelly beans, Sugar Dots, Sweet Tarts, Tootsie Rolls, ice cream cones, Candy Corn and Red Hots. … Full Article

DOJ seeks benefits for families of slain NYPD officers

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is directing the Justice Department (DOJ) to expedite death benefits to the families of two New York police officers who were fatally shot inside their patrol car, the DOJ said Monday. … Full Article

De Blasio and wife visit scene of police officers' killings

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife have quietly visited the place where two New York City police officers were shot to death. … Full Article

Rabbinical student thanks cops for saving his life after stabbing

Members of the Chabad-Lubavitch community in Crown Heights showed their support for police by paying a visit to their local precinct on Monday and bringing along a special guest: the young rabbinical student whose life cops saved after he was stabbed by a deranged assailant on Dec. 9. … Full Article

Atlantic Avenue: A tale of two corners

Christmas is coming — but construction workers have been staying busy, busy, busy on  the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Boerum Place in the days before St. Nick's scheduled arrival. … Full Article

Vijay Iyer brings Holi to life at BAM

It can be difficult to classify the music of Vijay Iyer, who played a three-part concert at the Brooklyn Academy Music (BAM) last week. It is certainly unlike most other things you're likely to hear, with dramatic, looping discord building tension throughout each piece. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library gets $5M for Environmental Education Center at Greenpoint Library

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund has awarded Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) a $5 million legacy  grant to build a new Greenpoint Environmental Education Center (GEEC) at its existing neighborhood branch, the Fund announced this week. … Full Article

Brooklyn mourns slain cops with vigils, blue ribbons

As the shock of the assassination of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu continued to hang over the city like a dark cloud, residents and elected officials from all corners of Brooklyn paid tribute to the two slain cops with candlelight vigils, blue ribbons and statements expressing  … Full Article

Flowers, candlelight vigil for two murdered Brooklyn NYPD officers

A memorial of flowers and stuffed animals piled up at the entrance to Downtown Brooklyn’s 84th Precinct on Gold Street on Sunday, as hushed passersby added a card, said a prayer  … Full Article


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