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Brooklyn Bar packs the Marriott for annual dinner

More than 1,000 judges, lawyers and other members of Brooklyn’s legal community packed into the ballroom at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge for the Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation’s annual dinner where six people were honored including a pair of retiring judges, during a sp … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Historical Society establishes Gina Ingoglia Weiner Exhibition Fund

Gina Ingoglia Weiner served on the Brooklyn Historical Society’s board of trustees with passion and dedication from 1990 to 2015. … Full Article
 

PHOTO: Sunset in Williamsburg

Sunset really put on a show Monday in Billyburg. At the North Williamsburg ferry pier, folks went wild snapping photos of the super-pinks clouds seen over the river and the World Trade Center. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s North Border Dump Site: Newtown Creek patrolled by riverkeeper

“The wind blew and the sh*t flew,” were the first words the Brooklyn Eagle heard on a recent morning before climbing aboard the Riverkeeper patrol boat to explore one of Brooklyn’s lesser known waterways. … Full Article
 

Lawsuit over Pierhouse height filed against Brooklyn Bridge Park, city, Toll Brothers

On Thursday, the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and the preservationist group Save The View Now (STVN) filed a joint lawsuit over the height of a section of the Pierhouse hotel/residential complex under construction at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
 

Sales of Watchtower headquarters and two other Jehovah’s Witnesses' properties could total $1.2 billion, real estate pros predict

Hallelujah brother! Investors are expected to pay heavenly sums totaling around $1.2 billion for the famed world headquarters of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Brooklyn Heights and two other hot Watchtower properties.  … Full Article
 

Judicial Spotlight: Acting Justice Wade enjoys being mentor

Acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Carolyn E. Wade said one of the things she loves most about her job is the opportunity it gives her to serve as a mentor and a role model for young people. … Full Article
 

Rampant development and lack of city planning key topics at Squadron’s open house

Protecting New York City’s open space from development and the lack of enlightened city planning were two major areas of concern expressed by constituents at state Sen. Daniel Squadron’s town hall in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday. … Full Article
 
 

Stringer criticizes de Blasio affordable housing plan

Charging that “a one-size-fits-all approach” to rezoning doesn’t work in a complicated, diverse metropolis like New York, New York City Comptroller Scott Stinger criticized Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ambitious and controversial affordable housing plan. … Full Article
 

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