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Charter school rally in Downtown Brooklyn draws 15,000

As helicopters buzzed overhead and chartered buses lined Cadman Plaza West, roughly 15,000 chanting charter school supporters -- many from the city’s 34 Success Academy schools -- held a politically-charged rally in Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn Wednesday morning. … Full Article

Fortis Property Group files permits for row of townhouses at former LICH site

Fortis Property Group has filed permit applications for eight townhouses in Cobble Hill at the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site, despite the fact that serious talks are underway regarding an extensive rezoning proposal. … Full Article

St. Ann’s Warehouse cuts the ribbon on new home

Thunderous applause inaugurated the final grand opening of St. Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO on Tuesday morning, celebrating a long-running theater in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Author to discuss new book on influential 19th century reformer and Green-Wood resident Henry George

On Oct. 17, historian, author and Professor Edward T. O'Donnell will visit Green-Wood Cemetery for a fascinating discussion about his new book, “Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age: Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality.” The event will begin at 1 p.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn D.A. to get federal funds to fight sex traffickers

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson’s office will be getting federal funds to assist victims of sex trafficking, according to U.S. senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, who said the Department of Justice is allocating more than $2 million to four recipients in New York City. … Full Article

Maronite Catholics to hold fundraising dinner

Maronite Catholics from the greater New York area and beyond will gather on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan for the Sixth Annual Benefit Dinner for the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn. … Full Article

Sara Bareilles visits BAM to talk up new book with Ben Folds

Sara Bareilles, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, has recently turned to a different medium to share her voice. … Full Article

As long as there's no hurricane on the horizon, we love the Greenpoint ferry

Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. The East River, thank you very much. The other day we went to visit a new arrival on the Greenpoint waterfront, Brooklyn Barge Bar. … Full Article

Greenpoint eye candy

Greenpoint is so groovy. It's got some hipster flare, but not enough to be irritating to the rest of us. It's got traces of its Polish heritage, so there are interesting places to buy Polish pastries and books. … Full Article

Greenpoint's Brooklyn Barge Bar will be a hub of water-related activities starting next spring

There are Brooklynites in landlocked neighborhoods who never spend time on the water. Matt Perricone and his buddies want to change that. … Full Article


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