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Artist and author collaborate on multimedia Gowanus-themed project

Amy Sohn (known for her Park Slope-based novels “Prospect Park West” and “Motherland”) and artist Christina Kelly have collaborated on a multimedia project, “Gowanus Underworld,” as part of a Gowanus-themed group show, “Falling In,” at Trestle Projects. … Full Article

Author to visit Greenpoint bookstore to discuss ‘How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World’

Smithsonian magazine correspondent and lifelong cat lover Abigail Tucker will visit WORD Bookstore in Greenpoint on Oct. … Full Article

Red Hook: Spiced Just Right at Mex Carroll’s Diner

The Mexican Corner of the menu at Mex Carroll’s Diner is a hot topic in Red Hook– literally! The delightfully spicy flavors of chipotle, jalapeño, poblano and chile guajillo lend authenticity to regional classics like burritos, enchiladas and tortilla soup. … Full Article

Shore Patrol: Pols warn mayor not to shortchange Red Hook on flood protection funding

They want to be sure about Red Hook’s shore. A pair of elected officials who represent the waterfront neighborhood are warning the de Blasio administration not to cut federal funding intended to protect it from flooding in future storms. … Full Article

Another exuberant Cranberry Street Fair comes to Brooklyn Heights

On Saturday, Heights residents celebrated the coming of autumn at the 45th annual Cranberry Street Fair. … Full Article

Henrik Krogius, Emmy Award-winning NBC News producer and chronicler of Brooklyn Heights, dies at 87

Brooklyn lost a tireless chronicler early Tuesday morning as Henrik Krogius – world traveler, Emmy-award winning NBC news producer and editor of the Brooklyn Heights Press and Cobble-Hill News for 22 of Brooklyn’s most transformative years – passed away at the age of 87. … Full Article

The end of an era for a Cobble Hill cornerstone

Longtime residents of Cobble Hill will remember the Community Bookstore as a warm and welcoming place where visitors could get lost in a maze of timeless classics, dusty toys and vintage records. … Full Article

Community groups band together to oppose 49-story Downtown Brooklyn tower

Six community groups and co-op boards in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn have formed a consortium to fight off a plan to build a 49-story luxury-apartment tower with affordable units in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

BRIC TV celebrates one-year anniversary, launches fall programing in style

On a seasonably cool evening with a brisk wind whisking off the Fort Greene brownstones, it was only appropriate that BRIC TV hosted its fall launch party. … Full Article

Community Board Six looks to solve problems before they start

The leaders of Brooklyn’s Community Board Six said it’s important to not just to confront issues in their district head-on but to be on the lookout for potential problems before they arise. … Full Article


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