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Packer Collegiate head of school tops list of highest-paid headmasters at more than $1 million

A survey of earnings paid to headmasters of the city’s priciest private schools shows that the head of a prestigious Brooklyn school earned the highest such amount in the city in calendar year 2016—although this contains deferred compensation as well as his annual salary. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School graduate does research on growing trend of genetic data collection

Concerns over the sharing of private data are regular for users of social media like Facebook, banks such as Wells Fargo and even stores like Target. … Full Article

VIDEO: Formula E takes to Red Hook for second edition of action packed racing

With French Jean-Eric Vergne, from Chinese team Techeetah as the champion, the New York City e-Prix culminated, drawing thousands of people to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook on Saturday and Sunday. … Full Article

VIDEO: France World Cup victory celebrated at Boerum Hill Bastille Day

The aperitifs were flowing, the boules were flying and grilled meats were smoking up Smith Street, but tens of thousands of people with French connections weren’t just celebrating Bastille Day on Sunday, they were popping champagne because their national team had just won the World Cup. … Full Article

Jared Kushner's family firm accused of pushing out Williamsburg tenants

The hammering and drilling began just months after Jared Kushner's family real estate firm bought a converted warehouse apartment building in Williamsburg. … Full Article

A summer of self-driving vehicles and clawbots in Downtown Brooklyn

You might notice an unusual number of radio-controlled vehicles or breadbox-sized robots scooting around MetroTech this summer. Do not be alarmed.  … Full Article
A Guide to Brooklyn Bridge Park

VIDEO: A visual guide to Brooklyn Bridge Park

With the opening of Pier 3, Brooklyn Bridge Park is 90 percent complete, offering a break from the hustle and bustle of the city on the 85-acre post-industrial waterfront. … Full Article

Police searching for man who shot 3 on Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn

Three people, including two innocent bystanders, were shot in broad daylight on a busy Downtown Brooklyn shopping street just after lunch hour on Friday, at roughly 1:45 p.m. The shooting took place on Fulton Street near Gallatin Place in front of the GAP Outlet Store. … Full Article

Is arson to blame for a fire set to destroy part of Brooklyn's industrial past?

The two-alarm fire that swept through a 19th-century Red Hook warehouse on the night of June 14 was a spectacle, complete with fireboats in the Gowanus Canal aiming multiple streams of water at the blaze. It sparked immediate controversy as well. … Full Article

En Garde in Gowanus! How fencers learn the finer points

Walk down Degraw Street between Third and Fourth avenues in Gowanus and you’ll see a dance studio, a music studio, two CrossFit gyms, a  … Full Article


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