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Unhappiness with coming density in Cobble Hill Developer Fortis Property Group presented its first look at plans for the site of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) at a standing-room-only meeting of the Cobble Hill Association (CHA) on Monday. Dave ‘Paco’ Abraham, president of CHA, worked to keep things civil as many in attendance Read More →

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Pratt Institute held its 126th commencement ceremonies at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Friday, May 15. Joseph V. Melillo, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) executive producer, delivered the graduate ceremony commencement address on behalf of BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins, who received an honorary degree in absentia. Holland Cotter, co-chief art critic and a senior writer at The Read More →

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Hillary Rodham Clinton is wooing an early group of major donors to her presidential campaign and visiting her Brooklyn campaign headquarters for the first time since getting into the White House race. Hundreds of people who have raised at least $2,700 for Clinton’s campaign received a series of briefings Thursday on polling, strategy and communications. Lunch was Read More →