Brooklyn Today April 24: A Dog in the Dentist's Chair, a Pigeon in a Pasta Strainer, more

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 62°, Night 49°, cloudy, rain likely later. … Full Article

Surviving the Holocaust, she helps others survive the horror of Alzheimer’s

Olga Lipschitz learned the importance of administration from at a very early age. … Full Article

Developer releases big plans for Domino Park in Williamsburg

How sweet it is! Real estate development firm Two Trees Management announced on Wednesday that Domino Park would open next summer in front of the landmarked Domino Sugar Refinery. … Full Article

Bogus No Parking signs at LICH site tick off Cobble Hill residents

Cobble Hill residents have finally had their suspicions confirmed: poorly displayed “no parking” and “no standing signs” that appeared on Henry Street between Amity and Pacific streets in January were illegal, put up by a contractor for Fortis Property Group, which is developing the former  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 21: "Dorm Room Chef" Moves to Brooklyn and more

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 60°, Night 51°, scattered showers … Full Article

Report: As homelessness increases, Brooklyn stands to lose thousands of units of affordable housing

The Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness (ICPH) has released a report analyzing trends of homelessness in New York City, with snapshots of each of the 51 City Council districts. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Tree Fund to hold annual sale

You know that spring has finally arrived when you stroll down the charming streets of Cobble Hill and see the cherry blossoms in full bloom along with fragrant dogwoods and sweet magnolia trees. … Full Article

$13 a pack? De Blasio wants highest cigarette prices in US

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for the nation's biggest city to also be the country's priciest spot to buy a pack of smokes. De Blasio is backing an effort to raise the price of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, which he says would be the nation's highest. … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio launches new, unified ferry service for NYC Waterway riders

On this sultry Monday morning, low-hanging clouds threatened rain as Mayor Bill de Blasio and a crew of business and political leaders cruised triumphantly into Brooklyn’s Pier One aboard the ferry vessel “Lunchbox.” Named by second-grade students from Bay Ridge’s P.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 20: We Might Be Getting That 27-Acre Waterfront Park After All, more

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 64°, Night 49°, rain likely … Full Article


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