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Prince Hotel owner takes city to court to stop sale

The city is moving ahead with the planned auction of the trouble-plagued Prince Hotel in Bay Ridge, despite the fact that the hotel’s owner is taking the de Blasio administration to court over the matter, according to a local lawmaker. … Full Article

BP Adams cuts ribbon on expansion of free legal services clinic at Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Monday cut the ribbon on an expansion of his free legal services clinic at Brooklyn Borough Hall, which will provide critical resources for Brooklyn families who want to claim their rights under the law but cannot afford to hire an attorney. … Full Article

Brooklyn native flies next generation of helicopters

Olufemi Lawrence is getting the chance to do what few people have done. Lawrence, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, is currently serving with a helicopter squadron that flies the Navy’s newest and most technologically advanced helicopter. … Full Article

Monday April 18, Our World In Pictures

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Candidate Dances at Block Party: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton dances with New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat at a block party in the neighborhood on Sunday. … Full Article

Union workers paint the Mary A. Whalen for free

Painters Ahoy! Here are photos the Brooklyn Eagle took of unionized workers spiffing up the Mary A. Whalen, free of charge. … Full Article

‘No contract, no FIOS!’ - Verizon strikers rally across Brooklyn

Chanting “No contract, no FIOS!” hundreds of striking members of the Communications Workers of America held a massive rally – complete with inflated rat -- in Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. … Full Article

Debate security: Elite NYPD squad stands guard in Downtown Brooklyn

Members of the NYPD’s elite Strategic Response Group (SRG) set up a staging area on Tillary Street in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday prior to the Hillary Clinton / Bernie Sanders debate. … Full Article

Baby saving cops win praise from Adams

Cops from the Sea Gate Police Department who saved a 5-month-old from choking to death were honored by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in a ceremony at Borough Hall on April 13. … Full Article

Parks Dept. calling for a café at Cadman Plaza parkhouse

A small parkhouse in Cadman Plaza Park, at the corner of Tillary Street and Cadman Plaza West, could soon be the site of a café, according to the city. … Full Article

Shorefront Council expands Holocaust survivor services

Holocaust survivors living in Brighton Beach now have a place to go for help, thanks to the City Council, which provided funding for the Shorefront Jewish Community Council to expand its Holocaust Survivor Social Services Program. … Full Article

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