Councilmember Carlos Menchaca (left), representing Red Hook, and state Senator Daniel Squadron at a LICH protest on Wednesday. Photo by Mary Frost

SUNY sets Monday deadline; LICH supporters question legality By Mary Frost Brooklyn elected officials on Friday rejected SUNY’s invitation to participate in its revamped search for a buyer for Long Island College Hospital (LICH) — a request one political insider called “bizarre,” considering that these same officials on Wednesday had denounced SUNY’s “last-minute, rushed” RFP-redo.

The owners of Pacific Green Gourmet Food are fighting to stay put at 151 Court St. in Cobble Hill. Photo by Lore Croghan

Eye On Real Estate: Produce Purveyor Lawyers Up to Stay Put at Court Street Store Site By Lore Croghan Architects and engineers are filing construction plans with the city Buildings Department for J. Crew’s first Brooklyn store – while the popular Cobble Hill produce purveyor that’s the site’s current tenant has lawyered up and is Read More →