Eighth-graders from Achievement First Bushwick Middle School were among the thousands who walked for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Saturday. Photo by Erika Petersen

Roughly 3,000 people from across the tri-state area gathered in Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Saturday to kick off the inaugural St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. The event, which featured a 5K walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, music and games in the park, raised funds to help St. Jude Children’s Research 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 →

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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 →