The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds helped their playoff chances in a big way when they beat Central Connecticut State University 67-55 in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday night to win their second in a row. … Full Article
The St. Joseph’s College Bears got off to a slow start, but rallied in the second half behind strong performances by David Louison and Michael Megafu to beat Medgar Evers College 88-71 in Clinton Hill Wednesday night. … Full Article
Author Sandra Newman transports readers into a dystopian world in her newest work “The Country of Ice Cream Star,” which will be released on Feb. 10 and has been described as “unbearably beautiful.” … Full Article
“The Meaty Truth: Why Our Food Is Destroying Our Health and Environment — and Who Is Responsible,” by Shushana Castle and Amy-Lee Goodman, will be featured at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11 at BookCourt — just in time for February Heart Health Month. … Full Article
Brooklyn Assemblymember Joseph Lentol, who on Wednesday announced that he would seek the Assembly speakership, suddenly withdrew from the race on Thursday, citing the need for a united front in Albany in the wake of the scandal surrounding Speaker Sheldon Silver. … Full Article
The Department of Buildings has issued a partial stop work order halting construction on and above the second floor at 130 Furman Street, the southern portion of the Pierhouse project at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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J. Ivy, a Grammy and Peabody award-winner who has collaborated with Jay-Z, Kanye West, John Legend, The Roots, The Black Crowes, Bob Dylan, and many more will be at The Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, Feb. … Full Article