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Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, NYS Senator Daniel Squadron, NYS Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon, NYC Council Member Stephen Levin, Brooklyn Community Board 6, and the Cobble Hill Association issued the following statement regarding the future of the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) Site: “Local elected officials, Community Board 6, and the Cobble Hill Read More →

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New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) recently opened the NYM Medical Associates of Brooklyn Heights practice at 50 Court St., located on the border between Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn. The new facility is built to house hospital specialists in cardiology, internal medicine, gastroenterology, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, urology and vascular surgery. “More and more of the hospital’s patient Read More →

Brooklyn author Jeff Diamant will appear at BookCourt in Cobble Hill on Aug. 7 to discuss his book “Heist.” Photo by Gayle Shomer

“Heist,” by Brooklyn author Jeff Diamant, was originally published in 2002 and is the basis of the forthcoming major motion picture “Masterminds,” starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristin Wiig. Now, Diamant’s revised and updated edition chronicles the incredible true story of a cast of irresistibly colorful, down-on-their-luck characters in a small, poor town in North Carolina, Read More →

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The beautiful city! the city of hurried and sparkling waters! the city of spires and masts! The city nested in bays! my city! — Walt Whitman New York City is still the same city of “harried and sparkling waters” that it was in Walt Whitman’s day. Celebrate our beautiful waters on Saturday with City of Water Read More →