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See the Brooklyn Heights street where Truman Capote and Arthur Miller lived

Brooklyn Heights. See it like a native. Where did Truman Capote write “In Cold Blood” — Willow Place or Willow Street? Where did Arthur Miller write “The Crucible” — Willow Place or Willow Street? … Full Article

Assemblymember Latrice Walker calls for a halt to Our Lady of Loreto demolition plan

Stop the wrecking ball. On Tuesday, state Assemblymember Latrice Walker called on Brooklyn's Catholic hierarchy to withdraw its demolition application for a historic church in the Ocean Hill section of Brownsville, Our Lady of Loreto. … Full Article

A peek inside the Bedford Union Armory in Crown Heights South

Which way to the fencing room? The magnificent Bedford Union Armory, now vacant, has a fencing room with a sky-high ceiling and a balcony where a fencing master observed the goings-on down below. … Full Article

Crown Heights South landmarking drive will amp up this fall

Respect and protect the architectural heritage of Crown Heights South. If the neighborhood's new preservation group decides to adopt a motto, this would surely be a suitable one. … Full Article

The Williamsburgh Trust Company Building gets landmarked

Amen, brother. A magnificent church that began its existence as the Williamsburgh Trust Company Building has been in landmarking limbo since 1966. On Tuesday, it was liberated from limbo — and designated as a city landmark. … Full Article

Jared Kushner's in a $340 million joint-venture purchase of the Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters

When will the red neon sign cease to shine forth with the “Watchtower” name? The Jehovah's Witnesses have closed on the $340 million sale of their Brooklyn Heights headquarters, with its iconic neon sign that can be seen from the Lower Manhattan shoreline. … Full Article

A peek at Greenpoint's Newtown Creek Nature Walk

Betcha don't know how to find the entrance to the Newtown Creek Nature Walk. Unless you work at Time Warner Cable's Greenpoint facility or the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, you probably haven't been down to the edge of Paige Avenue. … Full Article

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