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Subsurface testing of the land around the Brooklyn Heights Library, at 280 Cadman Plaza West, is underway to determine its suitability for a planned $52 million luxury tower. Workers from Craig Geotechnical Drilling, a private New Jersey firm, bored into the soil just east of the library on Tuesday with a drill rig. A worker Read More →

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Elected representatives, civic organizations and residents spoke out at a packed five-and-a-half-hour hearing on Thursday regarding two residential towers proposed for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. People waving placards circled on the sidewalk outside St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, and the sound system was turned on in the hall outside the auditorium for those who Read More →

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A literary novel for the summer that is both redemptive and utterly transporting, “No. 4 Imperial Lane” is an epic family story, reminiscent of Nick Hornby and Alan Hollinghurst, which takes readers from 1980s Brighton to the midst of revolutionary Angola. A singular debut from a seasoned New York Times reporter, Jonathan Weisman, “No. 4 Imperial Lane” is a book about the intersection Read More →