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Sunset’s Bush Terminal celebrates with new mural unveiling ceremony

On Sept. 7, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Councilmember Carlos Menchaca and Groundswell, a not-for-profit organization that brings together artists and local communities, celebrated the unveiling of a newly painted mural in Bush Terminal. … Full Article
 

OBIT: Marian Wood Meyer, an ‘institution’ at Brooklyn 33rd Council District, dies at 74

The long-time public face of Brooklyn’s 33rd Council District, Marian Wood Meyer, died on Thursday, Sept. 13 at Brooklyn Hospital. She was 74 and was known to those who worked with her as Marian Wood. … Full Article
 

Leonard Bernstein honored at Green-Wood gala, kin given DeWitt Clinton Award

Green-Wood Cemetery honored the late famed composer and permanent Green-Wood resident Leonard Bernstein at its annual fundraising gala Wednesday night, while honoring the composer’s children with the DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence. … Full Article
 

Body of construction worker recovered at Sunset Park wall collapse

The body of a construction worker has been recovered from a wall collapse in Brooklyn. Police say 47-year-old Luis Almonte, of Manhattan, was buried under mounds of debris when the retaining wall collapsed at the site in Sunset Park on Wednesday. … Full Article
 

Brownstone Brooklyn voters ‘fired up’ for the primaries

More people than usual got to wear the “I Voted” sticker in Brownstone Brooklyn on Thursday. … Full Article
 

Greenpoint church to be converted to single-family home

The long-vacant St. Elias Church building at 145 Kent St. in Greenpoint will soon be converted into a single-family home, Department of Building filings reveal. … Full Article
 

In Deep Magenta, dancers perform silent protest of hate crimes

This Friday, five dancers coated from head-to-toe in deep magenta body paint will perform at the Brooklyn Historical Society. … Full Article
 

Restaurateurs, with three Eateries in new hotel, seek flavor of older Williamsburg

Restaurateurs Zeb Stewart and Jud Mongell have opened three restaurants at the new Williamsburg location of the Hoxton hotel chain. … Full Article
 

Sunset Park construction worker presumed dead after wall collapse

A wall collapsed at a construction site in Sunset Park Wednesday afternoon, and as of late Wednesday evening the FDNY is still looking for the worker's body, according to PIX 11. … Full Article
 

Verizon hangs up on landline customers in Brooklyn

If you’re a Verizon customer who uses a traditional landline in your home or business, you may soon be facing an unpleasant surprise. Over the summer in Brooklyn Heights, numerous customers, with no warning, discovered their phones no longer had a dial tone. … Full Article
 

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