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New novel re-stages classic ‘Rebecca’

Cobble Hill
Famed author Meg Wolitzer described Rachel Pastan’s debut novel “This Side of Married” as “a wedding bouquet of great wit and affection” and Booklist praised it as “smart … Full Article
 

Song-a-day maven cuts one for 'Brooklyn'

Williamsburg
Song-a-day writer Jonathan Mann (he's up to number 1,867) teamed with Erel Pilo last week to cut this ode to Brooklyn… … Full Article
 

Snow sculptures bring imaginative critters to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights
Castles and dragons and octopi, oh my! Roughly 100 snow enthusiasts of all ages gathered at Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park this past Saturday for the park’s first-ever snow sculpture contest, sponsored by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. … Full Article
 

Mosley throws support behind Fortis development plan in LICH dispute

Prospect Heights
Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley (D-57) on Monday threw his support behind one of several proposals being considered by SUNY Downstate in its push to sell Long Island College Hospital (LICH), in Cobble Hill. Mosley said in a letter to SUNY Board Chairman H. … Full Article
 

It’s on: SUNY officials to face Brooklyn judge on LICH contempt charges Tuesday morning

Cobble Hill
State University of New York (SUNY) and Department of Health officials have been ordered to appear before a Brooklyn judge at 10 a.m. on Tuesday to answer for their yearlong attempts to close Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in violation of court orders.   … Full Article
 

De Blasio gets cards, balloons, poem from housing advocates for Valentine’s Day

Park Slope
Housing advocates had a special Valentine’s Day gift for mayor Bill de Blasio but rather than rely on a florist to delivery it, they brought it to the mayor’s Park Slope home themselves. … Full Article
 

East River shuttle bus service between Greenpoint, Williamsburg starts Tuesday

Williamsburg
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and State Senator Daniel Squadron today announced a temporary shuttle bus service will commence operation tomorrowFebruary 18, 2014, transporting riders be … Full Article
 

Levin: Ferry can’t resume until ramp collapse probe complete

Greenpoint
In the wake of the collapse of a gangplank at the Greenpoint ferry, Councilman Stephen Levin said ferry service cannot resume “until we have full knowledge of what caused the ramp to collapse.” … Full Article
 

Adams to host Brooklyn Economic Exchange

Downtown
How about some business tips with your bacon and eggs? Borough President Eric Adams and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to start a new program to promote economic growth in Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Sweethearts celebrate decades of love, at Brooklyn Borough Hall

Downtown
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted a Valentine’s Day celebration of love, both mature and young, during his Sweethearts party at Borough Hall on Friday. … Full Article
 

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