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The $5.85 million Greek-Revival rowhouse and other recently sold Boerum Hill homes

We've got nothing against laundromats. But if you own a house, wouldn't you rather have the property next door be a handsome new condo building? The red-brick rowhouse at 87 Nevins St. has had it both ways. … Full Article

A Neo-Classical newspaper-printing plant and other Boerum Hill eye candy

There's a monumental building that looks kinda like a Neo-Classical temple and has the New York Times' name inscribed on a doorsill — on Third Avenue in Boerum Hill, of all places. … Full Article

‘Downtown Brooklyn’ Apple Store visually stunning and already packed

Business was quite brisk Monday evening at Brooklyn’s latest Apple store, which cuts a dramatic triangular wedge into the sky at 123 Flatbush Ave. in Fort Greene, within the BAM Cultural District. The store opened on Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn L Train riders demand answers from MTA, DOT on upcoming shutdown

It’s been about a year since L Train commuters last heard from the MTA and the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) about the coming 15-month service shutdown, scheduled to commence in April 2019. … Full Article

Move over, Rockefeller Center: Brooklyn’s tallest Christmas tree comes with live reindeer and free booze

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree may be receiving all of the attention lately, but across the river in Downtown Brooklyn, there’s an equally impressive tree.   … Full Article

Brooklyn shooter takes second chance on trial for nurse death

A Brooklyn man is trying his hand at a second self-defense argument after his first Brooklyn Supreme Court trial that pinned him with the shooting death of an innocent nurse was overturned. … Full Article

Brooklyn man gets 90 years to life for Fort Greene triple homicide

A 33-year-old man from Brooklyn, who was previously convicted on charges stemming from a triple homicide in Fort Greene was sentenced to 90 years to life in prison on Monday, even as he refused to be seen in the Brooklyn Supreme courtroom. … Full Article

City Council vote approves volatile Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment in Brooklyn

Spectators screaming "Kill the Deal!" "Laurie lied!" and "The city is not for sale!" were led from the City Council chambers on Thursday after disrupting the full Council vote on the Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment proposal and shaking the key Councilmember backing the plan, Laurie Cumbo. … Full Article

‘Brooklyn Tough’ graffiti mural unveiled at St. Francis College

St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights unveiled a one-of-a-kind graffiti wall mural in its gymnasium on Thursday, becoming the first college in the nation to commission a graffiti artwork. … Full Article

Ukrainian native gets 7 years for stabbing boss in Brooklyn Heights

A 23-year-old Ukrainian native in the U.S. for work and family was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday for stabbing his former boss in Brooklyn Heights over money. … Full Article


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