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Amidst LICH chaos, 81-year-old patient falls through the cracks

An 81-year-old man suffering from dementia, Celso Heredia, disappeared from Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, on Wednesday, on a day when 650 staffers there were placed on administrative leave by SUNY Downstate, which is trying to close down LICH.  … Full Article

Usdan Center to collaborate with BAM on creative writing programs

A new collaboration will take place this summer between Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, and the new Youth Summer Programs of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). … Full Article

Prospect Park South woman dedicates her life to helping kids

Her dedication to improving the lives of schoolchildren has earned Prospect Park South resident Patricia Carbo-Leon recognition from Learning Leaders, a non-profit group whose mission is to foster close ties between schools and communities. … Full Article

In the Heights: A garden spacious, precious, almost unimaginable today

Back in the day, before there was a Promenade, moms took their children to play in Miss White's garden. But first they had to pass muster with Miss White. … Full Article

Park Slope parents explored through one’s fiction

Park Slope parents have a reputation. Often mocked as kale-loving yogis who cannot help but intervene in every minute detail of their child’s actions and interactions, the stereotype is easily recognizable. … Full Article

Heights author, Promenade gardener, returns to roots

She’s a Promenade Gardener gone global. That’s Ellie Levinson, an avid volunteer in the green-thumb group, setting a shovel to the soil of her South African homeland in dramatic photos from a recent visit to loved ones. … Full Article

Hanging of posters constitutes harassment, verbal threats may not, says Brooklyn judge

Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge Michael Gerstein ruled that an artist’s hanging of posters accusing a fellow artist of child molestation is enough to constitute aggravated harassment while verbal threats may not.
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Levin says: Turn vacant lots into public gardens

Calling on New Yorkers with green thumbs! … Full Article

Fathers ‘& Sons’ struggle to connect in new novel

The ghost of J.D. Salinger hovers over David Gilbert's new novel, "& Sons” (Random House). Set amid the wealth and privilege of Manhattan's toniest neighborhood, the novel centers on A.N. Dyer, a reclusive author best known for his coming-of-age story set in a boys' prep school. … Full Article

What price light & air from a neighboring lot?

How much value do prospective renters or purchasers put on light and air – access to some sunshine to keep the back of a building from feeling cave-like and breezes to reduce the need for air-conditioning, at least a little? … Full Article


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