In another amazing twist in the case of Long Island College Hospital, the three top bidders are trying to work out a joint plan to buy the hospital. Photo by Mary Frost

Justice Baynes moves to cut through the clutter of litigation State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes astounded a courtroom filled with lawyers, litigants and residents on Thursday when he asked attorneys for three competing bidders for Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to gather behind closed doors to try to work out a joint Read More →

Tod Mann. Photo courtesy of Prosek Partners

Special from The HOPE Program: Brooklyn Resident Tod Mann To be Honored Celebrity chef and bestselling cookbook author Rocco Dispirito will be among the dozens enjoying an evening of tastes, toasts and transformations at The HOPE Program’s third annual ‘A Taste of Hope’ fundraising event.  The work-readiness nonprofit’s signature program is being held on Thursday, May Read More →

Willowtown’s Spring Fair will take place May 17 from noon to 5 p.m. Heights Press. Photo by Mary Frost

A pet parade and more than two hours of karaoke are new features of this year’s Willowtown Spring Fair, sponsored by the Willowtown Association.  The fair will take place Saturday, May 17, from noon to 5 p.m. the full length of Willow Place in Brooklyn Heights. Overseen by professional dog walker Nadine Bilgore, participants in the parade are to gather in Read More →

The entrance of ReBar at 147 Front St. in DUMBO. Photo courtesy of Google Maps

Residents of DUMBO and nearby areas were in shock on Friday upon the sudden news that longtime bar-restaurant favorite reBar, which occupied a large portion of the first and second floors of a former industrial building on Front St., had abruptly closed. The Gothamist blog displayed a photo of the front door at 147 Front Read More →