Young man leaps to death from Brooklyn Bridge

A 19-year-old man leapt to his death Tuesday morning from the Brooklyn Bridge during morning rush hour traffic, the New York Post reports. … Full Article

City wants to close 24 more schools

The city’s Department of Education has added two dozen schools – including George Westinghouse, Boys and Girls High, and Sheepshead Bay High School -- to the list of schools the city is considering closing,  … Full Article

NYU on the `CUSP’ of MetroTech launch

NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) Tuesday announced that it will launch its inaugural programs and host its first class of 50 students at MetroTech.  … Full Article

Reggie!, Reggie!: Evans' hustle highlights Nets' landmark OT win over Knicks

Reggie Evans and the Nets have bigger fish to fry than the New York Knicks. … Full Article

Councilwoman delivers turkeys to hurricane victims

The impact Hurricane Sandy had on Red Hook and other parts of Brooklyn’s waterfront gave an air of urgency to the annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway City Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez (D-Red Hook-Sunset Park) conducted for the holiday. … Full Article

Speaker Quinn against moving Lopez into another district

Council Speaker Christine Quinn wants to change the proposal by the Districting Commission that would move Assemblyman Vito Lopez into Councilwoman Diana Reyna’s district, the New York P … Full Article

Markowitz: Brooklyn Knicks fans commit 'treason'

Take that, traitors: Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz has released a video putting all Brooklynites on notice that if you support the Knicks, "there's no room for you in Brooklyn" and he, as Borough President, will personally bring you up on "charges of treason." More at  … Full Article

After Sandy, New York politicians taking hurricane barriers seriously

U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand recently called for a hurricane protection plan for New York’s coastline, asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study a series of projects meant to protect cities from future storm surges. … Full Article

Where did Brooklyn shop on Small Business Saturday?

Despite special promotions and holiday trolleys, many Brooklyn shopkeepers looking for a boost on this past weekend’s Small Business Sa … Full Article

Black Friday officially kicks off holiday shopping mania, but in Brooklyn festive ‘Small Business Saturday’ is the real deal

Across the country, Black Friday -- the day when holiday shopping officially kicks off – is marked by insane sales, long lines and shopping hysteria. And the Brooklyn outposts of national chains are offering door busters with the best of them.  … Full Article


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