May, 2014

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.31.14)

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A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Saturday, May 31, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO HomeStories Replaces St. Marks Comics at 148 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights [Brooklyn Heights Blog] Inside Designer Alexis Bittar’s Brooklyn Heights Home [The […]

Midwood Man Convicted of Beating Wife to Death After She Made Wrong Dinner

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Defendant Faces Up To 25 Years To Life In Prison At Sentencing A Midwood man was convicted of second-degree murder of his wife at a bench trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court Thursday. Noor Hussein, a seventy-five year-old Pakistani immigrant, was found to have beaten his sixty-six year-old wife […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.30.14)

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A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Friday, May 30, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO With few places to build, condo developers get creative in Brooklyn Heights [Daily News] Science hacks, stargazing come to Brooklyn for World […]

Tax Relief Coming For Homeowners With Properties Damaged By Superstorm Sandy

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Appearing at a newly reopened three acre waterfront park located along the Kill Van Kull on the North Shore of Staten Island, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation today that will provide relief to New York City residents subject to higher property taxes as a […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.29.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.29.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Thursday, May 29, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Historical Markers Unveiled Along Brooklyn Bridge Park [Brooklyn Eagle] Comet ‘Lands’ at Brooklyn Bridge Park [Brooklyn Heights Blog] Global Décor in Brooklyn […]

A Heroin Epidemic Rages Everywhere But the Black Community. This Politician is Sponsoring a Bill to Treat it Anyway.

standard A Heroin Epidemic Rages Everywhere But the Black Community. This Politician is Sponsoring a Bill to Treat it Anyway.

“Heroin addiction is plaguing communities state-wide,” State Senator Velmanette Montgomery told an audience in Bedford-Stuyvesant. “But for once, the problem is not in Bed-Stuy. It’s not in Harlem. There are no men laying on our streets with needles sticking out of their arms. At […]