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This week’s community meetings

It’s a big week for local government! First and foremost, the New Kings Democrats will host its debate for the 33rd district city council race in Williamsburg tonight at 7 pm, at Harry Van Arsdale High School Auditorium (257 North 6th St. at Havemeyer Street). All seven candidates have promised to show up, and North […]

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B’Paper: Levin Promises to Attend His First 33rd District Debate

Steve Levin, candidate for David Yassky’s 33rd District City Council seat, vows that he’ll attend next week’s debate sponsored by the New Kings Democrats.  Levin works for Democratic jefe Vito Lopez;  pundits ponder if that connection is a negative or a positive for the candidate. <br /> <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1615317/” mce_href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1615317/”>If the primary were held today, […]

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The Herd for the 33rd: The Magnificent Sumthin’ Seven

Oy vey!  We have such a headache from trying to remember all the candidates for David Yassky’s New York City Council seat representing the 33rd District.  Perhaps we should give them nicknames?  Nah, too early and just too easy to go the “Snow White” route.  Anywho,  the Herd for the 33rd meet for another debate […]

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City Council candidate debate round-up

Monday night’s debate between six (of the seven) candidates running for City Councilman David Yassky’s seat (which may or may not be vacated) was, to be blunt, long and routine. To their credit, moderators Kenn Lowy and Lucy Koteen kept things rapid-fire, pushing the candidates to answer questions in two minutes, then one, and then […]

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Axe Falls for 100 at LICH; More Layoffs May Follow.

The Brooklyn Paper reports that 100 employees of Long Island College Hospital were notified today that they are being laid off. In addition, the Hospital is eliminating another fifty currently unfilled positions. Many more layoffs will follow if the New York State Department of Health approves the application of Continuum Health Partners, which manages LICH, […]

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Marty: AG “All Over” Continuum on LICH

At this afternoon’s rally to protest Continuum Health Partners’ proposal to close obstetrics and pediatrics at Long Island College Hospital, Borough President Marty Markowitz (photo) castigated Continuum for its failure to open its books to himself and other public officials, or to work with those officials, community leaders, and LICH medical staff to try to […]

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Scandal in Cobble Hill

From the knuckleheads at Cobble Hill Blog: Disturbing or fascinating?: Nude photos allegedly of Real Housewives of New York City star/Cobble Hillbilly Alex McCord have surfaced on the web. Read more

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Cobble Hill Beer-a-palooza

From Cobble Hill Blog: Downtown Bar and Grill [160 Court Street] will be going Dogfish Head beer crazy on November 27th at 6pm. They’ll be featuring 10 DFH beers on tap including the debuts of Dogfish Head Pangaea 07, Dogfish Head WW Stout 07 and Dogfish Head Golden Era 07. [Full Story]

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Report: Urban Outfitters Coming

Racked reports that Urban Outfitters has signed a lease at 164 Atlantic Avenue. The store will occupy the first floor and basement of the property creating a 9,900 square foot outlet. The building was renovated and converted to apartments and retail units last year by Two Trees Management.  Google Streetview image

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BookCourt to Expand.

BookCourt, the family-owned bookstore at 163 Court Street in Cobble Hill, is bucking the trend of smaller, locally owned booksellers being forced out of business by megastores like Barnes & Noble and Borders.  The owners have announced that it will expand into adjacent space they now own, which will double the area of the store.  […]

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