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Six community groups and co-op boards in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn have formed a consortium to fight off a plan to build a 49-story luxury-apartment tower with affordable units in Down … Full Article

Schumer says feds should make shoreline storm resilient

A group of elected officials led by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to include Southern Brooklyn in any coastal protection projects it recommends in a new study of mitigation and resiliency programs in the New York/New Jersey harbor. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Construction on the Kosciuzko Bridge

Construction continues daily on the Kosciuzko Bridge. A fresh version will replace the bridge with the same name that opened in 1939, and the span will connect Brooklyn and Queens. These photos, taken on Feb. … Full Article

City looking to force sale of Prince Hotel

In the wake of a raid of the notorious Prince Hotel in Bay Ridge, the New York City Department of Finance is seeking to force the sale of the building. … Full Article

DA Ken Thompson talks guns, gangs and the wrongfully convicted at Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, a former Brooklyn Heights resident, was the featured speaker at the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Annual Meeting Wednesday night at St. Francis College. … Full Article

BP Adams: Brooklyn would gain from legalizing MMA

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams got into the ring on Tuesday to declare his support for professional mixed martial arts (MMA). … Full Article

New report issued detailing the rise of Downtown Brooklyn

For the past decade, Brooklyn — Downtown Brooklyn in particular — has been a hot commodity. More than $10 billion in private investments has flowed steadily into the borough and now there is a written blueprint. … Full Article

Where is unmarked burial place from 1776 Battle of Brooklyn?

A military author says it's time to find where scores of Maryland soldiers are buried in New York City so a monument can be erected to honor their sacrifice during the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brooklyn 240 years ago this summer. … Full Article

Tuesday Feb. 23, Our World In Pictures

NEW JERSEY — Moon Illuminates Statue: A full moon rises behind the Statue of Liberty seen from the Port Liberte neighborhood of Jersey City on Monday. … Full Article

Neighbors: What’s under the ground at BAM Park?

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is overseeing the renovation of a long-neglected city-owned park -- dubbed “BAM Park” -- at the intersection of Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue. … Full Article

Pols announce more than $4.8M to complete Sandy-related repairs at Brooklyn Navy Yard

U.S. Sens. Chuck E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Congresswoman Nydia M. … Full Article

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