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Brooklyn Hospital Center’s interim CEO to take over on March 1

A trustee of The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Jonathan M. Weld, will be taking over as interim president and chief executive officer of the hospital on Sunday, March 1. Weld will serve while the board continues its search for a successor to departing CEO Dr. Richard B. Becker. … Full Article
 

'An Octoroon' thrills at Theatre for a New Audience

Our borough's got its very own run of a dazzling, dizzying play about slavery and hopeless love — and the art of play-making — that won an Obie Award last year for Best New American Play when it was shown in Manhattan. … Full Article
 

Myrtle Ave. Brooklyn Partnership creates ‘Audio Tour of Black Art History’

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership has created a self-guided “Audio Tour of Black Art History,” now available on iTunes and on myrtleaveue.org/black-artstory-tour/. … Full Article
 

New restaurant tenants for iconic Empire Stores

Now that's A Snack With A View. The developers in charge of restoring and repurposing DUMBO's Empire Stores, the iconic former coffee warehouses, signed leases with two restaurant tenants, Vinegar Hill House and Pizza East.  … Full Article
 
BHA 2015 Annual Meeting

Theme of Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting: Change vs Preservation

The theme of the Brooklyn Heights Association’s 2015 annual meeting, held at Grace Church Wednesday night, was the inevitability and necessity of change. … Full Article
 

St. Francis-Brooklyn is the people’s champion

Remsen Street’s Pope Center will be the official home office for the upcoming Northeast Conference Tournament as the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers captured their first regular-season league championship in over a decade with Saturday’s 66-54 victory over St. Francis University (Pa.). … Full Article
 

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
 

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