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Prayer breakfast and forum for struggling SUNY Downstate

Prospect Heights
On Thursday, Feb. 6, faith leaders from Central Brooklyn will hold a forum and prayer breakfast to plan an interfaith fast and future actions to save health care services in Central Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn BP Adams to broadcast LICH Q & A on Wednesday

Cobble Hill
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said that developers bidding on Long Island College Hospital (LICH), in a redo of SUNY’s controversial RFP (Request for Proposals) process, would be answering questions during a Wednesday broadcast. … Full Article
 

Supermarket mogul Catsimatidis backs a proposal developing LICH as smaller hospital in Brooklyn

Cobble Hill
John Catsimatidis, owner and CEO of the Red Apple Group and Gristedes Foods, has submitted a proposal to the State University of New York (SUNY) which would develop Long Island College Hospital (LICH) as a smaller, but full-service hospital side-by-side with ambulatory medical services and commer … Full Article
 

Developers submit second round of LICH bids to SUNY

Cobble Hill
Details of responses from five developers invited by the State University of New York (SUNY) to submit revamped responses in the controversial bidding war for Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) were made public on Tuesday. … Full Article
 

‘My Life in Middlemarch’: Can life imitate fiction?

Fort Greene
“I loved 'Middlemarch', and I loved being the kind of person who loved it,” writes Brooklynite Rebecca Mead in her new book, “My Life in Middlemarch,” published last week by Crown. In this insightful work — part memoir, part biography, part literary criticism — Mea … Full Article
 

State grant helps two Sunset Park after-school sites

Sunset Park
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s latest executive budget, according to the governor’s office, supports “an innovative program designed to transform schools into community hubs that integrate social, health and other services, as well as after-school programming.”  … Full Article
 

Junior dance teams ‘catch a shooting star’ at Barclays Center

Fort Greene
Two award-winning dance teams from Shooting Stars Performing Arts Company took center court at Barclays Center on Monday night, before the Nets took on the Philadelphia 76ers.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn kicks off Black History Month

Downtown
Continuing a 17-year tradition, Brooklyn courts came together on a snowy Monday afternoon to commemorate the struggles, successes, and journey of black Americans. … Full Article
 

Green-Wood Cemetery helps people search for roots

Greenwood Heights
You may be someone who’s been in Brooklyn for five generations searching for news of your long-lost uncle. … Full Article
 
 

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