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Postcards From the Edge of Sunset Park: Toxic dump site is now Bush Terminal Piers Park

There's always something special to see in Sunset Park. As a preservation-obsessed Brooklynite, we've devoted photo features to the landmark-worthy blocks of this intriguing neighborhood. … Full Article

Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association celebrates Dr. Seuss at Bushwick elementary school

Justice Joanne D. Quinones and members of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) went to P.S. 274 in Bushwick on Monday to take part in Read Across America with a group of 75 first-graders and kindergarteners. … Full Article

Gloria Steinem is inaugural speaker at Senesh School series

Gloria Steinem is coming to Brooklyn. The feminist icon will be the inaugural speaker for the new Michael H. Steinhardt Speaker Series at the Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Carroll Gardens on March 27. … Full Article

NYC approves demolition of Brooklyn Heights Library, paving way for luxury tower

The city’s Department of Buildings (DOB) gave its official approval on Friday to the much-contested demolition  … Full Article

Five (more) important takeaways from Brooklyn Heights Assn's annual meeting

Another successful Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) annual meeting took place Monday, and the big news was that a panel of experts cast doubts on the proposed BQX ( … Full Article

Prospect Park Zoo debuts wreathed hornbill exhibit

Wreathed hornbills (Rhyticeros undulates) have been on exhibit seasonally at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo since 2014, but recent renovations to the Rotunda Gallery in the zoo’s Animal Lifestyles building included the creation … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association looks at BQX, honors community activists

Experts cast doubts on the proposed BQX (Brooklyn Queens Connector), a streetcar which would connect points along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront, and community members were honored for their service at the annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Monday night. … Full Article

Bitingly funny 'Skin of Our Teeth' at Theatre for a New Audience's Polonsky Shakespeare Center

That's a dinosaur in the Antrobus family's living room, with a woolly mammoth by its side. … Full Article

Panel on BQX lively, biting look at new transportation idea

Is the city on the right track with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed $2.5 billion Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) streetcar? That was the topic of discussion at the Brooklyn Heights Association's (BHA) 2017 Annual Meeting on Monday. … Full Article

Techies ‘Hack the Ban’ for undocumented immigrants in Brooklyn

As home to thousands of immigrants and an increasing number of technology professionals and creatives, it was only a matter of time before the groups got together in Brooklyn. … Full Article


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