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Gov. Cuomo has personally appealed to a conservative Democratic state senator who caucuses with Republicans to reunite with the Democrats so the party can retake the majority. “The governor asked  Read more

According to New York’s Department of Transportation, 65 percent of bike rider death and 89 percent of injuries or deaths caused by collisions with cars happen at intersections. In response  Read more

Inside a handsome brick building on a tree-lined street near Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, lay one of the city’s dirtiest secrets. As people strolled past the Prospect Heights home on their  Read more

Greenwood Heights: Bigwigs at a local cemetery recently debuted parents-only stroller tours of the burial ground that are tailored to new moms and dads dying for an excuse to leave  Read more

Cleaning Our Waterways: This land ain’t their land — for long. Read more. Read more

Changing Brooklyn: A luxury skyscraper will rise on the site of the department store’s old graffiti-covered parking garage on Hoyt Street in America’s Downtown, according to the developer that bought  Read more

Checkin’ in with: Cesar Zuniga took over as the new chairman of Sunset Park’s community board earlier this year after serving on the panel since 2009, and told us his  Read more

Music: It’s gone from Sonic Youth to sonic middle-aged! Read more. Read more

Bay Ridge: Immigration experts, activists, and local pols are condemning the Trump administration’s push to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census, noting that the inquiry could have  Read more

Matthew Fiorito is still trying to fill his mom’s shoes — even though they haven’t fit him for years. When Fiorito graduates to probationary firefighter Wednesday in Brooklyn, he will  Read more

A former Brooklyn prosecutor is set to go on trial Monday in a guns-for-bribes case that has shaken up the way the NYPD doles out gun permits. John Chambers, a  Read more

On Saturday, May 5 at 7:00 PM and Sunday, May 6 at 3:00 PM, at Plymouth Church, Orange Street between Hicks and Henry, Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will present “Messiahs  Read more

The M.T.A. is investigating the signal system at a subway stop in Brooklyn after a series of delays. Read more

The suspected shoplifter who died in a Brooklyn grocery store after three employees sat on him has been identified. Ralph Nimmons, 51, was spotted shoving items into what appeared to  Read more

On 6sqft, 4/11/18, Why middle-income New Yorkers are turning down affordable housing captures an issue, first floated notably with 535 Carlton of Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park, regarding the gap between "affordable housing"  Read more

A 3/31/18 Times article, A Hong Kong Newspaper on a Mission to Promote China’s Soft Power, describes how The South China Morning Post, at 114 years old, is booming:The revival  Read more

Jackie Robinson’s Brooklyn-bred son David, now a coffee farmer in Africa, is back in his hometown this weekend to celebrate his father breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier 71 years  Read more

A woman shot her husband square in the eye, killing him in their Brooklyn apartment, police said Saturday — but the woman’s attorney insisted cops have it all wrong. Tiffany  Read more

The Daily News reports that scaffolding being taken down from the building at Court and Joralemon streets that houses a Starbucks and is adjacent to an entrance to the Borough  Read more

Three people were injured after a large portion of scaffolding surrounding a downtown Brooklyn building collapsed on Saturday, cops said. The scaffolding — surrounding a Starbucks and close to the  Read more

A green activist who was a pioneering lawyer for gay and transgender rights — including in the infamous “Boys Don’t Cry” murder case — committed suicide by setting himself on  Read more

Growing Houseplants from Cuttings with Susan Braverman

Saturday, April 21st, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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A suspected shoplifter died inside a Brooklyn grocery store Saturday morning, after getting tackled by a trio of employees who then sat on him, according to police and eyewitnesses. The  Read more

District 33 Council member Stephen Levin would like to remind you it’s that time of your when you can decide how to spend 1.5 million dollars in our community. The  Read more

Prospect Park strollers were faced with a horror scene Saturday morning when the charred remains of a man were found lying in the grass. The blackened carcass, believed to be  Read more

A woman shot her husband in the eye, killing him in their Brooklyn apartment, cops said Saturday. Tiffany Brown, 27, blasted Robert Bosalavage, 39, in the bedroom of their Flatlands  Read more

From AP, 4/12/18, via YORK (AP) -- Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has completed the sale of a 49 percent interest in the team to Joe Tsai, who  Read more

#Planet Earth, #Stunning Scenary Read more

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Read more. Read more

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