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OPINION: Before Mayor de Blasio goes to work at City Hall, he works out at Prospect Park Y

Some mornings when I approach the entrance of the Prospect Park YMCA on 9th Street in Brooklyn, there are tell-tale signs that the mayor is inside. It could be the black SUVs out front or the small entourage of plainclothes policemen and policewomen huddling outside the entrance. … Full Article
 

Real estate investors continue to bet on the future of Gowanus

Commercial real estate investors continued to bet on the future of the Gowanus section of Brooklyn in 2014, buying 38 development/industrial/garage properties valued at $168.86 million, a 123 percent increase in dollar volume from the year before, according to rese … Full Article
 

St. Joseph’s wins women’s basketball HVIAC championship

The St. Joseph's College women's basketball team won the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) championship, defeating Albany Pharmacy 74-63 behind a 28-point performance by senior Samantha Retas in Albany on Sunday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights, buried in white

A blanket of snow covered Brooklyn Heights and vicinity this past weekend. Montague Street took on a timeless look, and the few walkers on the Promenade and in Brooklyn Bridge Park enjoyed the solitary stillness. … Full Article
 

‘The Iceman Cometh’ to BAM

From the moment he burst on scene, throwing money into the air and laughing heartily, it was clear that Nathan Lane was going to give a memorable performance in "The Iceman Cometh." And he delivered on his initial promise, bringing humanity, humor and audible volume to a character who spent … Full Article
 

St. Francis beats Fairleigh Dickinson for seventh straight win

The St. Francis Terriers clinched a tie in the Northeast Conference and won their seventh straight game when they beat Fairleigh Dickinson University 70-54 in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday night. … Full Article
 

Family of Brooklyn's ‘Kung Fu Judge’ Phillips wins $750K wrongful death settlement

A troubled Park Slope assisted living facility has agreed to pay $750,000 to the family of a Brooklyn judge who died there seven years ago, isolated from friends and family. … Full Article
 

Gaiman, ‘Lemony Snicket’ share anecdotes, insight at BAM

What advice do two experienced authors have for aspiring writers? That's simple: Get to work.
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Sunset Park leaders give cops coins in show of support

When Sunset Park business and civic leaders wanted to show support for the cops in their local precinct, the 72nd, in the wake of the assassinations of detectives Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, they put their money where their mouths were…literally. … Full Article
 

Jeffries says IRS should give cop charity donors more time

Residents who have opened their hearts to donate money to help the families of slain Brooklyn detectives should be granted an extension for filing their income taxes, according to U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries. … Full Article
 

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