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Sal F. Albanese | Posted 07.08.2014 | New York
Sal F. Albanese

Brooklynites didn't really need de Blasio or me or anyone else. In late April, after weeks of rainy marches and rallies, SUNY withdrew its plan to close LICH. For a moment at least, the community and workers had saved their hospital.

Save LICH Hospital & The Slant on Yetta Kurland LIVE!

Yetta Kurland | Posted 05.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Yetta Kurland

This week I spoke to Linda O'Neil of New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), Brooklyn State Committeewoman Jo Anne Simon and District Leader Paul Newell about how to Save LICH (Long Island College Hospital) in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.

NY1 Reporter Allegedly Attacked By Crazed Woman

| Posted 07.27.2012 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser, Trevor Kapp COBBLE HILL -- A woman draped in a sheet climbed into an NY1 news van and allegedly attacked Vivian Lee as the veter...

Deaf Boy Struck By Cab Is Brain Dead

Posted 06.16.2012 | New York

A 5-year-old deaf boy hit by a yellow cab this weekend is brain dead, The New York Daily News reports. Timothy Keith was struck after darting onto...

A Great Antidote to Lack of Faith in Government

Brad Lander | Posted 01.04.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

When offered the opportunity to meet and talk together with neighbors in a collaborative process, and to use shared resources to confront common problems and improve our community, people respond enthusiastically.

Former PTA Official Ordered To Return $82,000 She Stole For Fertility Treatments

Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

Providence Hogan, accused of embezzling $82,000 from her child's Cobble Hill school PTA, has agreed to repay the amount, plus interest, to avoid jail ...

Is Brooklyn the New Paris?

Paul LaRosa | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

I've been thinking that Brooklyn is very similar to what Paris was like nearly a century ago. The only thing missing is the ubiquitous smoke rising from the lips of the young and literary.

WATCH: A 'Stuff White People Like' Tour Of Brooklyn

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Popular satirical "blog to book" 'Stuff White People Like' has been making fun of ironic tattoos, pretentious coffee and indie music fans since 2008. ...

WATCH: Scratch & Sniff Wallpaper Store In Cobble Hill

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Wallpaper has become of the hottest new home design trends in the past few years. People have begun taking the initiative and purchasing the paper th...

Sweet Melissa's Pie Baking Marathon (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Channel 7 stopped by Sweet Melissa for its annual pie baking marathon. They bake 750 beautiful handmade pies in anticipation for Thanksgiving, includi...

Where To Get Your Drink On In Cobble Hill (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

From Amy Abate, Citysearch Brooklyn's Cobble Hill neighborhood offers an abundance of high-end restaurants and bars and divey late-night spots. Whe...

WATCH: New BK Barneys: "Attack Of The Million Strollers"

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Our friends over at The Cut have posted a tour of the new Barney's co-op with Barneys creative director Simon Doonan, and it's looking good! Doonan ...

Finding Bourbon and Barbecue in Brooklyn

Ed Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Levine

You don't have to like whiskey to enjoy yourself at Char No. 4, though if you do, you will think you've died and gone to heaven. It also helps if you like fried food, pork and barbecue.

Barneys In Brooklyn? Department Store Looks To Open Cobble Hill Location

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Trendy upscale department store Barneys New York is planning to open its first-ever location in Brooklyn, according to sources close to the situation....

Saving Small Businesses, The Brooklyn Way

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Bob Zuckerman does not want to wait for the economic stimulus package to drip down to Brooklyn's quickly emptying storefronts.