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Locals enjoy ‘Work from the Park Day’ in Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and AT&T hosted a "Work from the Park Day” that leveraged free public Wi-Fi and charging stations in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 this past Friday. … Full Article

Jared Kushner's in a $340 million joint-venture purchase of the Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters

When will the red neon sign cease to shine forth with the “Watchtower” name? The Jehovah's Witnesses have closed on the $340 million sale of their Brooklyn Heights headquarters, with its iconic neon sign that can be seen from the Lower Manhattan shoreline. … Full Article

French volunteers perform restoration work in Green-Wood Cemetery

Proof that France’s generosity to the U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association working to expand and improve tree pits on Brooklyn Heights streets

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) is making a move towards larger tree pits in the streets of Brooklyn Heights, in the hopes that this will lead to healthier trees and a healthier city.   … Full Article

A peek at Greenpoint's Newtown Creek Nature Walk

Betcha don't know how to find the entrance to the Newtown Creek Nature Walk. Unless you work at Time Warner Cable's Greenpoint facility or the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, you probably haven't been down to the edge of Paige Avenue. … Full Article

Purple rain at WNYC Transmitter Park

When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain? The photo ops are fabulous when storms come rolling in. The witches of “Macbeth” would love it here at WNYC Transmitter Park on Greenpoint's East River shoreline. … Full Article

Ten spots you should see in Greenpoint

Polish enclave. Hipsterville. Manufacturing haven. Waterfront neighborhood. Don't you love Greenpoint? This is a checklist of places you should see if you want to claim you know the neighborhood well. … Full Article

De Blasio: City will cooperate in LICH probe

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday insisted that the city acted appropriately in the controversial sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH), and said his administration is “absolutely ready to cooperate in every way” with any federal probe into his role in the sale. … Full Article

EPA to update public on state of contaminated Red Hook ball fields

The Red Hook ball fields have long been plagued by uneven playing surfaces, puddles of water and trash. Student-athletes who utilize the fields are all too familiar with the miscellaneous drug paraphernalia, used contraceptives and broken glass that litter the grounds. … Full Article


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