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December 1, 2015
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Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Post-Partum Depression Law Spurred by Local Mom

Paige Bellenbaum, a local mom of two and social worker, helped inspire a bill aimed at reaching out to moms suffering from post-pardum depression. The

Tobacco Warehouse Plans

Wall Street Journal takes a look at the plans for the historic Tobacco Warehouse in Dumbo, which will be the new home for St. Ann’s

Check out Court Tree Collective Art Opening Dec. 11 by new local arts organization

The new arts group Court Tree Collective is hosting the opening of “Maps,” a series of paintings by Orazio de Gennaro, on Dec. 11. Check

Take a Zen Art Fieldtrip with Kids to Queens Socrates Sculpture and Noguchi

There’s a great little day-trip idea in Brooklyn Based blog about taking the kiddos to Queens to visit Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum

Big New Retail Development Slated for Gowanus at Second Street and Hoyt

The Daily News is calling the Gowanus area the new Dumbo after a pair of developers announced plans today for a large brick retail and

Curbed Charts Mega Development and Changes Around Barclays Arena

Demolitions, sales, new condo buildings, a new Shake Shack — all kinds of mega development is slated for the area around Barclays arena. Will we

Brooklyn Eagle Updates Cobble Hill Long Island College Hospital Battle

The battle to save LICH rages on. Read all about it:‘what-heck-going-lich’-2013-10-29-221800

Update: Effort to Stop Music Venue at Degraw and Bond

Here is a letter from local resident Emilie Poisson about the effort to fight the proposed Rock and Roll Playhouse from opening on Degraw and

Boerum Hill Bloody-doll Halloween Exhibit Catches Headlines

Gothamist, CBS New York spotlight this icky creepy bloody doll display on Bergen Street:

More luxury condos coming to Cobble Hill

Luxury three-, four-, and five-bedroom condos in the works for Congress Street in Cobble Hill. P.S. 29 will be stuffed to the maximum!!

Gov. Cuomo Takes Action Against Predatory Landlord

All kinds of renters ’round here have faced all kinds of nastiness and unfairness from landlords. It seems an unfortunate characteristic of brownstone Brooklyn. Of

Haute Cuisine Atrium Opens in Dumbo at Former Governor Site

Zagat is sounding short-of-breath in regards to Atrium, a new restaurant featuring haute-mod-minimalistic cuisine, opening at the site of Governor, a small restaurant that was getting

Tiny Cobble Hill Townhouse Sells for $1.3 Million

Real estate madness continues on Curbed.  

Brooklyn Bridge Park Condos and Hotel Renderings

The New York Post has a story on the newest designs for the condominiums that will overlook Brooklyn Bridge Park and Squibb Bridge. Developers say

New Teacher Evaluation to Include Art and Gym

New teacher evaluation guidelines will go into affect next year. Read all about it at The New York Times.  

Gowanus Canal Sewage Flushing Project on Target: NYTimes

The Times’ City Room blog reports that the city’s project is back on schedule after Hurricane Sandy to upgrade the flushing system for sewage that

Bikeshare Launching — Rental bicycles to hit docking stations soon

For $10 you can pick up a bike and ride. Read all about it:

Park Slope Food Co-Op Joins Fight to Save LICH

The Park Slope Food Co-Op has joined in the fight to save Long Island College Hospital on Henry Street in Beorum Hill.  Following the din

More New Boerum Hill Townhome News…

We all just got here. Now can we burn the bridges to just keep things at bay? I’m sure folks around these parts have been

Celebrity Chef Out at Boerum Hill’s Krescendo Pizzeria

San Francisco celebrity chef Elizabeth Faulker is out at Krescendo, a brick-oven pizzeria on Atlantic Ave. in Boerum Hill. It seems the place never quite