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Zombies to attack Williamsburg on Sunday

Zombies are returning to Williamsburg on June 2 for another Zombie Apocalypse and it’s not gonna be pretty.

Hoards of Zombie-wannabes will meet at the Knitting Factory, a Williamsburg bar, to get bloody. Professional zombie technicians -- for a fee -- will make participants’ eyeballs appear to leak out of their heads and cut their hearts out.


Brooklyn lawyer blatantly ignores court orders, cited for contempt

A federal judge has cited Brooklyn solo practitioner Joel Gluck for contempt and possible disciplinary action for failure to follow court orders.


Brokers predict Bossert rebirth to bring new tenants, rent hikes on Montague

The Bossert, once the haunt of Dodgers and debutantes and Brooklyn’s most fabulous folk, is coming back to life as a luxury hotel, which will bring big spenders – and potentially big changes – to the Montague St. retail corridor.

Look for higher revenues for many merchants – plus rent hikes and an influx of new tenants, real estate executives predict.

“The Bossert will change the energy and create magic on Montague Street,” said Glenn Markman, a Cushman & Wakefield leasing broker with a big stake in Brooklyn Heights.


WATCH OUT: Bridezillas come to Brooklyn

The Bridezillas are coming to Atlantic Avenue – and merchants say the more the merrier.

Dozens of shop owners on the Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill retail corridor are gladly gearing up for an onslaught of fiercely fussy brides-to-be at a June 1 event showcasing their wares.

“We’re looking to get the secret out that Atlantic Avenue is the place to come for all things wedding,” Boerum Hill gown designer Michelle Fields told the Brooklyn Eagle.


Hynes picks up endorsements from 3 Democratic clubs

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, running for an unprecedented seventh term in office, has picked up endorsements from three Democratic Party clubs in Brooklyn. The Independent Neighborhood Democrats (IND), the Shorefront Democratic Club, and Brooklyn Democrats for Change all announced their endorsements of Hynes last week.


NYC writer to publish mysterious debut novel

David Samuel Levinson will soon release his haunting debut novel “Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence” (Algonquin Books), and he will appear twice in Brooklyn to celebrate.


OPINION: A subway station and an industrial canal

The other day, I took a trip to Carroll Gardens, and since I had some time to kill, I took the F train one more stop to the newly renovated Smith-9th Streets station, which reopened about a month ago. Not only is Smith-9th Streets one of only two elevated stops on the IND division of the transit system, it’s the highest elevated rapid-transit system in the city, and by some accounts, in the world.


There she rolls: Bike sharing begins today

New York City's long-awaited and much-hyped bicycle-sharing program is finally set to begin.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan will christen the beginning of bike-sharing at a docking station near the Brooklyn Bridge Monday morning.


Bestselling 'Coolidge' author Amity Shlaes draws fans to Heights casino book talk

Brooklyn Heights neighbors and fans turned out in force May 22 to hear best-selling author Amity Shlaes bring to life a politician with the willpower to say no to big government spending – America’s 30th President, Calvin Coolidge.

“He’s the hero I never knew I had,” Shlaes told an appreciative audience at the Heights Casino Speakers’ Series. “Here’s this Scrooge who begat plenty.”


Training for City Tech Hospitality Management students supported by Beitler Student Resource Endowment Fund

This spring, 62 students from New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) award-winning Hospitality Management program successfully completed the Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) certification course under the direction of Professor Patrick O’Halloran through funding provided by the City Tech Foundation’s Beitler Student Resource Endowment Fund.

Professor O’Halloran is a certified TIPS trainer, and Dr. Lorraine Beitler is a retired City Tech administrator and educator as well as the foundation’s former vice chair.



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