Cops hunt killer of woman found in Owl’s Head Park

The Police Department has released video of a person of interest in connection with the mysterious death of a Bay Ridge woman whose badly beaten body was found inside Owl’s Head Park on Sept. 29. … Full Article

Shore Patrol: Pols warn mayor not to shortchange Red Hook on flood protection funding

They want to be sure about Red Hook’s shore. A pair of elected officials who represent the waterfront neighborhood are warning the de Blasio administration not to cut federal funding intended to protect it from flooding in future storms. … Full Article

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announces he has cancer

Professionally, he leads the borough’s fight against crime; but Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced this week that he’s personally involved in a fight against cancer. … Full Article

Henrik Krogius, Emmy Award-winning NBC News producer and chronicler of Brooklyn Heights, dies at 87

Brooklyn lost a tireless chronicler early Tuesday morning as Henrik Krogius – world traveler, Emmy-award winning NBC news producer and editor of the Brooklyn Heights Press and Cobble-Hill News for 22 of Brooklyn’s most transformative years – passed away at the age of 87. … Full Article

The end of an era for a Cobble Hill cornerstone

Longtime residents of Cobble Hill will remember the Community Bookstore as a warm and welcoming place where visitors could get lost in a maze of timeless classics, dusty toys and vintage records. … Full Article

Haitian Americans in Brooklyn prepare to aid countrymen as Hurricane Matthew hits the island

As Hurricane Matthew deluged western Haiti with torrential rains and winds of nearly 150 miles per hour Monday, countrymen here in Brooklyn mobilized to help them survive the storm. … Full Article

Community groups band together to oppose 49-story Downtown Brooklyn tower

Six community groups and co-op boards in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn have formed a consortium to fight off a plan to build a 49-story luxury-apartment tower with affordable units in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Community Board Six looks to solve problems before they start

The leaders of Brooklyn’s Community Board Six said it’s important to not just to confront issues in their district head-on but to be on the lookout for potential problems before they arise. … Full Article

Coney Island street renamed in honor of Nathan’s Famous founders

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the corner of Surf and Stillwell avenues in Coney Island officially became Nathan and Ida Handwerker Way in tribute to the founders of Nathan’s Famous on the eatery’s 100th anniversary.   … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society receives prestigious grant for Crown Heights oral history project

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) has announced that it has been awarded a Museums for America grant of $129,600 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS is an independent federal agency that aims to improve museums’ service to the public. … Full Article


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