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At 'National Night Out,' 84th Precinct celebrates partnership with community

Crime has dived 78 percent in the 84th Precinct over the last two decades, Deputy Inspector Mark Di Paolo said at Tuesday’s National Night Out Against Crime celebration at Brooklyn Borough Hall, where neighbors cheered the success of the partnership between the precinct and the community. … Full Article

HILLS & GARDENS: Pilates on the pier

There’s something mesmerizing about watching the almost perfect human synchronization at Olympic events such as synchronized swimming and diving. A particularly practiced and proficient dance troupe can achieve the same effect.   … Full Article

Paying homage to the Virgin Mary

Participants hoist a statue of the Virgin Mary during the Saturday's festival of the Virgen de la Asunción at the Church of All Saints at Throop and Flushing avenues, Bedford-Stuyvesant. The festival is part of a series of cultural events held on the days before and after Aug. … Full Article

Leasing agents named for Federal Building 2 project

The new leasing agents have been selected for the former Federal Building 2 — also called the U.S. Navy Fleet Base Storehouse 2 — in Sunset Park. … Full Article

Oro 2 permits issued by DOB

The Department of Buildings (DOB) last week approved plans for the Oro 2 site at the corner of Gold and Johnson Streets in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Going green! Farm tops Navy Yard roof

AP Photo/Seth WenigBrooklyn Grange has established a rooftop farm atop Building 3 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. … Full Article

Kane St. Synagogue hosts stricken Christ Church


The Kane Street Synagogue opened its doors on Sunday to the congregation of Christ Church-Cobble Hill, temporarily displaced while its building undergoes repairs. … Full Article

Brooklyn diner frequented by lawyers and defendants alike closed by fire

Diners and employees evacuated the Park Plaza Diner just before 7 p.m. Saturday night, as a fire broke out on the roof of the restaurant at Cadman Plaza West in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brownstoned: Author’s portrayal of slutty, pothead parents has Park Slope feeling dirty

Parents in Park Slope and other Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods are popping a cork over author Amy Sohn’s latest poke at their neighborhoods' slutty, pill-popping moms and dads. … Full Article

And now, ‘awesome’ outdoor pop-up office space in DUMBO

The scene under the vaulted Manhattan Bridge Archway on Thursday was an only-in-Brooklyn mixture of dining, drinking, mini-golf and pop-up office workers, busily emailing and blogging in the shade. … Full Article


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