The sale of the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) to real estate developer the Hudson Companies for $52 million was approved Tuesday evening at the library’s board meetin … Full Article
A veteran New York City bus driver has died following a collision with a tractor-trailer in Brooklyn.
Rosa Eubanks was on her way to work at the Flatbush bus depot on Tuesday when the accident occurred. … Full Article
It's no go from the LPC.The city Landmarks Preservation Commission decided Tuesday not to vote on a new design for the apartment building that landlord Tom Caruana wants to build on top of the Brooklyn Heights Cinema. … Full Article
On Wednesday, the Brooklyn Public Library will celebrate the reopening of the Coney Island branch. The Coney Island Library was the most severely flooded and damaged branch in Brooklyn, and much of its structure and facilities had to be replaced or renovated. … Full Article
Police say a woman has died following a crash at a Brooklyn intersection that involved two cars and a tractor-trailer.
The crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at Foster and Ralph avenues, in the 63rd Precinct. … Full Article
A cop was struck by a car and was critically injured while working to reopen the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to traffic following overnight construction on Sunday, according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials. … Full Article
On Friday, Oct. 4, Poly Prep's Maria Hatzipetros was honored by the Guild for Exceptional Children as the first Junior Benefactor in the history of the organization at their annual Autumn Gala at the El Caribe in Brooklyn. … Full Article
The Sunset Park Business Improvement District (BID) is urging anyone in the neighborhood who has an illegal gun to surrender it to authorities. To entice gun owners reluctant to give up their weapons, the BID is sweetening the pot by offer bank cards worth up to $200. … Full Article