May, 2014

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.23.14)Luna Park, Set to Open This Weekend (Wikimedia Commons)

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A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Friday, May 23, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO NYPD rescues Brooklyn Bridge jumper in dangerous mission [Brooklyn Eagle] First Couple Sues For Ruined Nuptials By ReBar Owner [DNAInfo] A Comet […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.22.14)

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A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Thursday, May 22, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Celebrating a New Pier While Debating Park’s Uses [New York Times] Read Heights Preservation Leaders’ History of Brooklyn Bridge Park [Brooklyn Heights […]

"We're Not Anti-Development. We're Not Anti-Affordable Housing. We're Pro-Contextuality."

standard “We’re Not Anti-Development. We’re Not Anti-Affordable Housing. We’re Pro-Contextuality.”

Save Pier 6 campaigns for more proportional development in Brooklyn Bridge Park “The petition is very open-ended,” Lori Schomp explained to a woman strolling through Saturday’s Willowtown Fair. “We’re just asking for the community to be involved. As these decisions are evolving and happening […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.21.14)

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A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO The River Cafe gets a nice write-up heralding its rebirth [New York Times] after a long rebuilding effort following Hurricane Sandy [Brooklyn […]

Breaking: Airbnb User Data to be Disclosed to Attorney General Schneiderman

standard Breaking: Airbnb User Data to be Disclosed to Attorney General Schneiderman

Airbnb, a web site that allows users to rent out lodging to visitors, has reached a settlement with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to disclose its data on apartment hosts in the New York area. AG Schneiderman had previously subpoenaed this data, contending that […]

At Haitan Flag Day, Themes of Pride, Reflection, and Solidarity

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Jubliant crowds rejoiced at Sunday’s Haitan Flag Day celebration at Erasmus High School. Local Flatbush residents were greeted by their elected leaders in a ceremony filled with enthusiastic celebration, but also more solemn moments of reflection and solidarity. New York City Council Member […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.20.14)

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A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Who are the sellers of Brooklyn’s priciest home? Find out here [Brooklyn Eagle] Burned ReBar Couple Could Get Lucky After All [Brooklyn […]