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'Serial' creators: 'Truthful reporting can look like art'

When Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, co-creators of the hit podcast “Serial,” embarked on their project, they had modest expectations. … Full Article

12-year-old filmmaker to screen latest work at WILLiFEST film festival

She’s only 12, but Emma Penaz Eisner has already created three critically-acclaimed short films that have screened at more than 60 international film festivals and won 25 awards. … Full Article

Only the Dead Know the Brooklyn Americans

As the New York Islanders get set to open their first season on Atlantic Avenue, the Brooklyn Historical Society is presenting a new exhibit that tells the story of the first NHL franchise that tried to conquer the borough — the Brooklyn Americans. … Full Article

‘Dr. Mütter’s Marvels’ author returns to Brooklyn for book talk

In celebration of the paperback release of The New York Times bestselling nonfiction book “Dr. Mütter’s Marvels,” author Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz will return to the Morbid Anatomy Museum on Sept. … Full Article

Learn the ins and ‘outs’ of early baseball with talk, trolley tour at Green-Wood

Baseball historian and author Thomas W. Gilbert will visit Green-Wood Cemetery’s Historic Chapel on Sept. 26 to celebrate his newly published book “Playing First: Early Baseball Lives at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Elizabeth Gilbert saws fear in half in 'Big Magic'

Over a lifetime committed to writing, Elizabeth Gilbert has learned that engaging fear is part of the creative process. In her new book "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear" (Riverhead Books) she offers tricks to make fear disappear, at least long enough to get some work done. … Full Article

Comptroller: Brooklyn Bridge Park might be able to issue bonds instead of building at Pier 6

The New York City Comptroller’s Office said that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) may be able to issue tax-exempt bonds through a conduit agency to finance capital improvements. … Full Article

Assemblymember Simon wants to hang out with you on the stoop

It’s a stoop-endous idea: Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon (Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Cobble Hill) is inviting her constituents to join her for conversations where Brooklynites traditionally hang out to chat and observe the hurly-burly of street life – on the stoop. … Full Article

Judge dismisses lawsuit vs. Pierhouse development in Brooklyn Bridge Park

A Brooklyn judge on Monday dismissed the case against the Pierhouse hotel/condo development in Brooklyn Bridge Park, deeply disappointing advocates who claimed the park misled the public about the height of the project. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission says No to redesign plan for decaying Crown Heights 'country house'

Will the sad little landmark with the big price tag ever be repaired? … Full Article


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