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Author held captive for nearly 3 years tells his story in his newest book

On a Friday night in Pilgrim Surf Supply — a small surf shop in Williamsburg — people gathered around to listen to authors Michael Scott Moore and William Finnegan discuss Moore’s new book “The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast.” … Full Article

Come see Williamsburg's Bedford Avenue, before or after the L-pocalypse starts

When the L-pocalypse arrives in April, this will still be a prime place to party. We're talking about the area around the Bedford Avenue L train station in Williamsburg. … Full Article

Retail vacancies abound near the Bedford Avenue L stop

L-mageddon already has a prime span of Williamsburg's Bedford Avenue in its grip. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights to City: We need other options for BQE repair

They're calling it the greatest threat to the neighborhood "since the time of Robert Moses." … Full Article

Straphangers trapped one hour in Clark St. station elevator

The Nos. 2 and 3 trains’ subway station at Clark Street in Brooklyn Heights is one of the deepest underground in the entire subway system. It’s normally accessible only by elevator — there is a staircase, but it takes up about seven flights and is only used in emergencies. … Full Article

Police rescue would-be jumper from Williamsburg Bridge

NYPD officers on Sunday morning rescued a man who climbed the Williamsburg Bridge and threatened to jump off the span. The shirtless man climbed atop a beam around 9:30 a.m. … Full Article

N.Y. Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge celebrates 20 years as Kings County’s premier hotel

Entering the lobby of the Marriott New York at Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday, Sept. 26, one could be forgiven for failing to realize that the day marked a special anniversary for Kings County’s largest hotel.  … Full Article

Bed-Stuy water has some of the city’s highest lead levels

Tap water in Bedford-Stuyvesant shows some of the city’s highest lead levels, according to a study from the NYC Independent Budget Office. … Full Article

Sunset Park could be Brooklyn’s next hot neighborhood

The next hot neighborhood in Brooklyn as far as real estate is concerned might well be Sunset Park. … Full Article


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