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More details on Fortis’ development of former LICH site, now called River Park

Fortis Property Group on Monday revealed some more details about further development at the sprawling site of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill. … Full Article

Sunset Park bodega illegally operating as nightclub, ‘drug den’ loses liquor license

A grocery store known as the “disco bodega” had its liquor license revoked last week for allegedly operating an illegal bar and drug den in the shop’s basement. … Full Article

Golden invites community to help keep Brooklyn clean

With the return of warmer weather, it’s the perfect time to clean house — out with the old and in with the new. And that applies to old clothing as well as broken electronic devices and outdated medicine that needs to be properly disposed of. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 14: Cyclone Daze in Coney Island and more

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 65°, Night 47°, sunny __________________ Send tips to [email protected].  … Full Article

A changing, uncertain future for the Brooklyn waterfront addressed at CUNY conference

In the mid-20th century, the Brooklyn waterfront bustled and buzzed with movement from ships, trains, trucks, trolleys and people. During the latter half of the century, however, that movement subsided as jobs from the shipping industry moved elsewhere. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 13: The Life-Changing Magic of Organizing Millions of Books, and more

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 61°, Night 46°, sunny
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NYPD beefs up security at churches & synagogues for Passover, Easter Week

In the wake of deadly bombings at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt on Sunday that left at least 44 people dead and more than 100 others injured, Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan announced increased security measures at synagogues and churches across the city for … Full Article

National Honor Flight to fly 50 NYC veterans to DC on April 29

The Big Apple Honor Flight will make its maiden voyage from NYC to Washington, D.C. on April 29. … Full Article

Cops evacuate sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park on Tuesday due to large, disorderly crowds

An extremely large, disorderly crowd at Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park prompted police to call a Level 1 Mobilization and evacuate sections of the park shortly before 4 p.m. on Tuesday. … Full Article

PHOTOS: 1,800 candles on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall in Muslim ban protest

The steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall were covered with 1,800 tiny candles on Sunday evening in a vigil to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning people from six Muslim-majority countries. … Full Article

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