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A three-alarm fire thought to be fed by 150 cases of “Spare Fuel” for autos broke out in a garage in the Mapleton section of Borough Park on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to two adjacent resi … Full Article

Exclusive: Critics, advocates of BQX go head-to-head in heated panel

To build a trolley or not.  That was one of the topics of discussion at a recent conference dubbed “Moving Goods and People to, From and Along the Brooklyn Waterfront.” … Full Article

Union workers strike in Sunset Park

The ongoing breakdown of talks between Charter Communications Inc. … Full Article

New app helps people make friends, not dates — really

There are apps to help you find parking spaces and apps to connect you with the perfect date, but now Brooklynites (and their fellow New Yorkers) have an app to help them create actual, old fashioned friendships. … Full Article

De Blasio welcomes NYC ferry boats to New York Harbor

Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed the first three of 20 total NYC Ferry vessels into New York Harbor this morning. The boats departed from Liberty Landing in New Jersey before docking at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

More details on Fortis’ development of former LICH site, now called River Park

Fortis Property Group on Monday revealed some more details about further development at the sprawling site of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill. … Full Article

Sunset Park bodega illegally operating as nightclub, ‘drug den’ loses liquor license

A grocery store known as the “disco bodega” had its liquor license revoked last week for allegedly operating an illegal bar and drug den in the shop’s basement. … Full Article

Golden invites community to help keep Brooklyn clean

With the return of warmer weather, it’s the perfect time to clean house — out with the old and in with the new. And that applies to old clothing as well as broken electronic devices and outdated medicine that needs to be properly disposed of. … Full Article

A changing, uncertain future for the Brooklyn waterfront addressed at CUNY conference

In the mid-20th century, the Brooklyn waterfront bustled and buzzed with movement from ships, trains, trucks, trolleys and people. During the latter half of the century, however, that movement subsided as jobs from the shipping industry moved elsewhere. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 13: The Life-Changing Magic of Organizing Millions of Books, and more

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 61°, Night 46°, sunny
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