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Brooklyn Bar Association gives out $5,000 scholarship to BLS student

The Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation gave out its third annual Hon. Theodore T. Jones Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Damandeep Kaur, a second-year student at Brooklyn Law School, during its board of directors meeting in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights showhouse welcomes public

The borough’s inaugural Designer Showhouse has swung open its mahogany doors to the general public, treating both local residents and out-of-towners to a rare glimpse of 21st century living inside a historic 19th century Brooklyn Heights home. … Full Article

Search begins for new Brooklyn CB6 district manager following Hammerman resignation

Longtime Community Board 6 District Manager Craig Hammerman has submitted his resignation from his $121,000-a-year position, which will go into effect on Oct. 20, according to Hammerman’s attorney and published accounts. … Full Article

Greenpoint mailman pleads not guilty to stealing packages and $10K worth of stamps

A Greenpoint postal worker pleaded not guilty at Brooklyn’s federal court on Tuesday to stealing packages for two years, including nearly $10,000 worth of "Pets Forever" stamp booklets. … Full Article

Google Roadshow is a hit at Brooklyn’s P.S. 375

Doug Cutting, the co-founder of the software development company Apache Hadoop, was speaking at a conference for technology entrepreneurs in London four years ago when he made a momentous observation about Google. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront gala raises record $1.35 million

In a night full of celebrities and New Yorkers alike, the Brooklyn Black Tie Ball near Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 basketball courts, raised a record $1.35 million for the park Thursday night. … Full Article

Court reporter named Employee of the Year at Brooklyn Supreme Court

Senior court reporter Enika Bodnar was named the Employee of the Year at Brooklyn Supreme Court Thursday in front of dozens of fellow court employees and her family members. … Full Article

Brooklyn Ballet presents hip-hop ‘Nutcracker’

The Brooklyn Ballet is getting ready for the upcoming holiday season by preparing a hip-hop, modern-day twist on the classic ballet “The Nutcracker.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association hosts experts to explain how to calculate damages at trial

The Brooklyn Bar Association, with the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers, hosted a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday titled “Building Your House of Damages with Economic Experts,” in which a team of experts explained the best practices for determining damages at … Full Article

After decade of neglect, Gowanus residents demand city reopen community center

After waiting for 10 years, Gowanus residents are demanding that the city fulfill its commitment to reopen the Gowanus Houses Community Center, once a hub for the arts, a community gathering place and an educational and vocational resource. … Full Article


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