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State obtains $5.5M settlement from EHS, operator of dorms at St. George

Brooklyn Heights
The state Attorney General’s Office has obtained a $5.5 million settlement to resolve an investigation into what it calls mismanagement and excessive executive compensation at Educational Housing Services, Inc. … Full Article
 

Google maps RAMBO, tiny new neighborhood in DUMBO

DUMBO
A tipster emailed the Curbed blog to tell them that "Rambo," short for "Right Around the Manhattan Bridge Overpass," is now appearing in Google M … Full Article
 

Jennings, Ellis lead Bucks in 97-88 win over Nets

Atlantic Yards
Brandon Jennings had heard all the talk about how Brooklyn's backcourt of Deron Williams and Joe Johnson was considered one of the best in the league. … Full Article
 

Rice gets butchered by GOP strategists

Downtown
After twice ambushing U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice over the bungle in Benghazi, it's now clear that she is being sacrificed as a result of a diabolic plot by the GOP to take back the Massachusetts senate seat by replacing Dem. … Full Article
 

Mark Jackson wins in return to Brooklyn

Atlantic Yards
Mark Jackson looked around Barclays Center and saw friends, family and familiar faces from a lifetime of New York basketball. What he saw on the court was pretty special, too. … Full Article
 

Hip new retail, art complex eyes coming to Bushwick

Bushwick
An 80,000-square-foot retail and nightlife mall may be coming to Bushwick at 82 Bogart Street, the  … Full Article
 

Santa joins Marty at Boro Hall Christmas tree lighting

Downtown
With music and plenty of good cheer, the spectacular 40-foot balsam fir Christmas tree in Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza was lit with energy-efficient LED lights at a ceremony Thursday night.  … Full Article
 

Menorahs light up for Chanukah across Brooklyn starting Saturday

Downtown
Chanukah (or Hanukkah), the eight-day Jewish "festival of lights" begins at sundown Saturday, and numerous menorah lightings are taking place around Brooklyn.  … Full Article
 

Single bullet killed Brooklyn rapper Notorious B.I.G., autopsy shows

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Brooklyn rapper Notorious B.I.G. was killed by a single bullet that pierced several vital organs in a 1997 drive-by shooting, a long-sealed autopsy report released Friday shows. … Full Article
 

Pizza wars still burning at Grimaldi's

DUMBO
Frank Ciolli – owner of the famous Grimaldi's Pizza in DUMBO, Brooklyn – is smoking mad at pizza's patron saint Patsy Grimaldi, 81. Ciolli always says he bought the Grimaldi's Pizza name from him back in 1998 for half a million dollars, and Patsy Grimaldi officially retired. … Full Article
 

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