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Onward and Upward from Infamy, Former Nightclub on Sale as $11 Million Artist Pad

The artist Matthew Day Jackson, who bought an industrial building on 259 Banker Street in Greenpoint five years ago, is...

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Conviction in Fatal Crash that Left Couple, Infant Dead

A Brooklyn man was convicted of second-degree manslaughter, this week, in connection with a fatal 2013 car crash in...

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New Franklin Street Store Protects and Promotes Local Wares

A new Franklin Street business has popped up to ensure that local artists stay rooted among the ever-expanding boutiques on...

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New Home for Bushwick Community Darkroom

After years of leading a nomadic existence, one of Brooklyn’s only darkrooms is about to make a long-awaited move into...

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Bringing Hands On Art to Public Education

North Brooklyn residents looking to give their kids a hands-on arts experience this summer should make their way to Dobbin...

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Residents Hope Fire Will Spur Stronger Rallying Cry for Bushwick Inlet Park

With the CitiStorage fire under control, residents are planning a massive rallying effort to renew the call on the city...

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In a Familiar Scene, Lawmakers Call for Trash Equity at City Hall Rally and Hearing

Here’s a tale of two cities that Mayor DeBlasio needs to address, say North Brooklyn advocates.

In a familiar scene, advocates...

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McGolrick Farmers Market to Host Lutheran Church Benefit

In January 2014, the McGolrick Park Farmers Market, in an effort to serve the community year-round, took up a...

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State of the art Pre-K Classrooms at PS 147 could be Model for District

PS 147 on Bushwick Avenue is leading the charge on early education with its newly created, state-of-the-art pre-K classrooms.

Principal Sandra...

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Greenpoint’s Raul Fantauzzi Inducted into Handball Hall of Fame

A neighborhood icon is getting the long-awaited recognition he deserved.

Raul Fantauzzi, a former top-ranked handball player was inducted into the...

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New Pastor for St. Anthony/St. Alphonsus Parish

Father Kavungal Davy was formally installed as Pastor of St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church, on Manhattan Avenue, in a ceremony during...

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James Honored as the “People’s Advocate” by UJO

At a meeting with Williamsburg Community leaders at the United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg and North Brooklyn, Public Advocate Letitia...

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Take a Gastronomic Plunge at This Floating Bar

If riverside drinking and dining floats your boat, get prepared to take the plunge in Greenpoint – well, almost.

Greenpoint’s gastronomical...

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Town Hall Meeting on CitiStorage Fire Leaves Much Unanswered

Just a few days after neighborhood activists circulated a petition asking the city to improve its emergency response mechanism, following...

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Deadline for Entries Looms for BKLYN DESIGNS

In just two months, Brooklyn’s top designers will head to Greenpoint for the 12th Annual BKLYN DESIGNS. But,...

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