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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 →

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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Brooklyn BookBeat “The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty” is the fourth novel from award-winning novelist and The Believer magazine founding co-editor, Vendela Vida. Vida will be at the powerHouse Arena at 37 Main St. in DUMBO on June 9 for a reading of her new novel. Character-driven and psychologically penetrating, this novel of ideas set in 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 →