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The preservationist group Save the View Now announced on Thursday that a Brooklyn judge has issued a partial Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on the Pierhouse development at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bri … Full Article

Bay Ridge activist leads NYC to DC March2Justice

Brooklyn is expected to have a strong presence at a planned protest march that will take demonstrators from New York City all the way to Washington D.C. on foot. … Full Article

Tuesday April 7, Our World In Pictures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Couple is Photographed Among Cherry Blossom Trees: Rebekah Murray of Leesburg, Va., right, photographs Luke and Carolyn Woods of Silver Spring, Md., among the cherry blossom trees along the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. … Full Article

Bust of Edward Snowden sneaked into, removed from Fort Greene Park

Suddenly, in the middle of the New York night, Edward Snowden's face appeared — deep in a public park. A 4-foot-high, 100-pound sculpted bust of the whistleblower now exiled in Russia was sneaked into Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park on Monday before dawn. … Full Article

Labor leader Victor Gotbaum dies; Brooklyn native helped NYC in 1970s crisis

Victor Gotbaum, an influential New York labor leader from Brooklyn who both fought City Hall and helped it survive its 1970s fiscal crisis, has died, his son said Monday. He was 93. … Full Article

OBITUARY: Neighbors and readers mourn untimely loss of John Loscalzo, Brooklyn Heights Blog founder

John Loscalzo, AKA "Homer Fink," the big-hearted and witty founder of the Brooklyn Heights Blog, died suddenly this past Wednesday at the age of 52.  … Full Article

NY proposes continuing cleanup along Gowanus Canal

ALBANY— New York conservation officials are inviting public comments on proposed plans to continue cleaning up contamination along the Gowanus Canal.
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Golden to host ‘Shred Fest’ outside his district offices

One of the best ways to protect yourself against thieves looking to steal your identity is to make sure they can’t get their hands on sensitive documents containing your personal information, according to state Sen. Marty Golden. … Full Article

New Utrecht High School grad serving on warship

Dania Bologna, a New Utrecht High School graduate, is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. … Full Article

Paul Krugman, Thomas Frank discuss Obama’s legacy at Brooklyn College

Were Barack Obama’s attempts to tackle partisanship wise or did they only further contribute to the current political dysfunction in Washington? Did he do enough to push the economy along or would we be further ahead in the recovery had he pushed a big stimulus package? … Full Article

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