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Friday, August 23, 2019

OPINION: Domestic Violence Laws Must Address Coercive Control

By Robert Weiner and Kimberly Bartenfelder According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “While data proves women are most often the victims of abuse in intimate relationships... anyone can be abused and anyone can...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

Brooklyn Women’s Exchange: Selling Handcrafted Wares For 165 Years

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - This fall, the Brooklyn Women's Exchange will celebrate 165 years of helping hundreds of independent crafters sell their products in Brooklyn. Founded in 1854, the non-profit volunteer-run shop was part of the nationwide Women's...

Openings and Closings: New Standouts and Health Department Drama

Welcome back to this week’s edition of openings and closings. This week, eagerly awaited openings in Red Hook and Prospect Lefferts Gardens, and drama at the Time Out Market. Windsor Terrace Cena Brooklyn   View this post on...

Senior Center Celebrates 100th Birthday of Longtime Member and Activist

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Dozens gathered in the cafeteria of the Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens St. Charles Jubilee Senior Center (55 Pierrepont Street) on Wednesday to celebrate the 100th birthday of Vivian Levy, a longtime member...

DOJ Announces Decision Not to Charge Pantaleo, Sparking Outcry from Garner Family in Brooklyn

  BROOKLYN HEIGHTS— Family members of Eric Garner and local politicians on Tuesday criticized the Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against the officer,  Daniel Pantaleo, who killed Garner during an arrest on...

Garner Family, Former State Senate Candidate in Brooklyn Call on Pantaleo to Face Charges

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS—Family members of Eric Garner and a former state senate candidate on Monday called on the man who killed Garner five years ago to face civil rights violations.    The demonstration, held outside the Department...

Alice’s Tea Cup To-Go Opens in Brooklyn Heights

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Haley Fox, co-owner and co-founder of Alice’s Tea Cup, basically found the business’ latest Brooklyn location by accident.  "I happened upon this location because my stepchildren went to PS8 , and they...

Openings and Closings: June Edition

Here, we bring you another installment of openings and closings around Brooklyn. Check out the spots opening all over the borough- from Crown Heights, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, and more. Crown Heights Mexicocina Agaveria 708 Washington Avenue, between...

Find Your Summer Flavor with Cinch

Discover a new summer cocktail or cuisine, update your wardrobe for the warm weather, or sweat off your stress - and get an extra 10% off. Just use code SUMMER when you pay with...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...

Landmarks Approves Demolition Of 200 Montague Street

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approved updated designs for 200 Montague Street on Tuesday after previously telling the project architects to revise their plans. LPC Commissioners instructed the architectural firm Beyer...

NY Health Proudly Announces Three New Urologists

New York Health Welcomes the arrival of three highly skilled urologists: Dr. Iván Colón, Dr. Brent Yanke, and Dr. Edward Zoltan. They will be accepting new patients at 175 Remsen Street, Suite 1225, Brooklyn,...

“Severely Decomposed” Body Found In Basement Of Joralemon Street Building

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The NYPD is investigating the death of a man found in the basement of The Pumphouse Mews co-op building in Brooklyn Heights. Maintenance workers called 911 after discovering the body at approximately...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...
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