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Group files federal complaint over sale of Brooklyn Heights Library

An advocacy group filed a complaint with the United States Attorney’s Office on Tuesday over the planned $52 million sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library to developer Hudson Companies. … Full Article
 

Greenpoint woman is aide to St. Patrick grand marshal

A lifelong resident of Greenpoint who is active in the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (LAOH) and the Catholic charitable group the Saint Vincent de Paul Society has been tapped to serve as the Brooklyn aide to the grand marshal of the New York St. … Full Article
 

Times photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to join Councilmember Laurie Cumbo in conversation at Brooklyn Historical Society

On March 3, venerable New York Times photographer Chester Higgins Jr. will join City Councilmember and founder of Brooklyn’s Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts Laurie Cumbo in conversation at the Brooklyn Historical Society. … Full Article
 

Pier 6 high-rises not necessary for Brooklyn Bridge Park, according to privately-funded studies

A coalition of Brooklyn community organizations has released two commissioned reports from independent firms that they say point to a massive surplus from existing development projects in Brooklyn Bridge Park, eliminating the need for a controversial two-tower project at Pier 6. … Full Article
 
 

St. Francis College to celebrate Women’s History Month

St. Francis College celebrates Women’s History Month with a full slate of free events that feature successful women in politics, the film industry and the arts. … Full Article
 

Director Trevor Nunn delivers a captivating 'Pericles' at Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Trevor Nunn is a man on a mission — and he's sharing it with Brooklyn. The famed Shakespearean wants to direct all 37 of the Bard's plays before he retires. “Pericles” is play number 35 for him. … Full Article
 

Fortis moving towards rezoning of massive LICH site, says Cobble Hill Association

Despite the opposition of Cobble Hill residents and local officials, developer Fortis Property Group is “likely” to begin the process of rezoning of the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site via ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure), rather than going ahead with a smaller as-of-right plan, … Full Article
 

PHOTOS: Construction on the Kosciuzko Bridge

Construction continues daily on the Kosciuzko Bridge. A fresh version will replace the bridge with the same name that opened in 1939, and the span will connect Brooklyn and Queens. These photos, taken on Feb. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Navy Yard to launch new shuttle service

Getting to the Brooklyn Navy Yard — which is home to 7,000 jobs today and a projected 16,000 jobs by 2020 — will soon become much easier with the addition of a new shuttle service linking the Brooklyn Navy Yard to 13 subway lines and the LIRR. … Full Article
 

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