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Wellness and utopia main themes of art show at Old Stone House

Dozens of people crammed into the upstairs of the Old Stone House Thursday in Park Slope to explore the idea of being well and searching for utopia, as artwork displayed from about 10 different artists greeted them. … Full Article
 

College basketball coach sells his art to help players

A kindhearted college basketball coach is teaching his players a lot more than just how to make a three-point shot. … Full Article
 

Fox pushes for safety measures at Farragut Houses

In response to shootings at the Farragut Houses in Brooklyn, Democratic City Council candidate Ede Fox visited the residential complex to meet with tenants and to call on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to provide immediate maintenance upgrades to improve safety in the buildings.  … Full Article
 

Future tech, virtual reality, social robots coming to Brooklyn at Worlds Fair Nano

Want to fly a drone, create art with movable sound cubes or try on a haptic suit? A weekend of bleeding edge technology, futurist talks, interactive art and immersive experiences will be taking place at Worlds Fair Nano, at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint on Sept. 16 – 17. … Full Article
 

Why are there so few women in city government?

Thirteen of the City Council’s 51 members are women. That’s barely a quarter. And the number could drop to as low as nine after the Nov. 7 election, according to the findings of a new report on gender equity in New York City politics. … Full Article
 

Bed-Stuy man gets three years for cocaine dealing

A Bedford-Stuyvesant man who was part of a 32-person bust for drug dealing and gun violence was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday for selling cocaine. … Full Article
 

Interfaith gathering denounces racial hatred as faith leaders call for renewed unity

“Very fine people do not wear T-shirts extolling white power and white separatism. … Full Article
 

Review: In 'Crown Heights,' a wrongful conviction in Brooklyn

Matt Ruskin's "Crown Heights" takes its name from the Brooklyn neighborhood, but its story is both more pointedly individual and more broadly national than that suggests. … Full Article
 

20-year-old gets 18 years for fatal stabbing during an argument in Crown Heights

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday for fatally stabbing a teenager during an argument. Jermaine Matthews, 20, previously pleaded guilty to stabbing 17-year-old John Garrett to death on June 10, 2015 in Crown Heights near Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Law School welcomes entering class

Hundreds of brand new Brooklyn Law School students gathered in Brooklyn’s federal court ceremonial courtroom and were welcomed into the school with advice, oaths and jokes on Tuesday.  … Full Article
 

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