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Rescue Me: Shuttered Greenpoint Catholic schools are resurrected as apartment houses

Greenpoint
Malky Landau and Meir David Tabak have excellent taste in ecclesiastic architecture. … Full Article
 

Coignet Building in a cocoon: Lonely little Gowanus landmark will emerge as white butterfly after renovation

Gowanus
A shroud has descended on Gowanus' little lost landmark – the one that's nearly engulfed by a neighboring Whole Foods store. … Full Article
 

Court Street Funeral Home property sells for $4.55 million

Cobble Hill
From house of mourning to house of healing. Developer Stuart Venner is turning a Cobble Hill funeral parlor location into a doctors' office – and as a step forward in that plan, he just closed on the property purchase, city Finance Department records reveal. … Full Article
 

Slumping Nets still up in the air

Downtown
Jason Kidd sounded as if he could care less where the Nets will be this weekend when the NBA playoffs begin. … Full Article
 

Heights Groups: Close Joralemon Street near Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Bridge Park attracts a steadily increasing number of visitors, and Brooklyn Heights civic groups are pushing for the city Department of Transportation (DOT)  to close Joralemon Street to vehicles at Furman Street, near the entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn author Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer Prize in poetry

Carroll Gardens
Brooklyn resident Vijay Seshadri has been chosen as the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection “3 Sections” (Graywolf Press). The announcement was made on Monday. … Full Article
 
 

Bishop Ford High School to close

Park Slope
Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School, which for many years was a leading educational institution in Brooklyn, is closing, school officials announced Monday. … Full Article
 

Council eyes term limits for community board members

Sunset Park
Community board members would face term limits if a resolution introduced in the City Council is adopted by boards across the city. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn writer reveals ‘Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language’

Park Slope
Brooklyn-based science journalist Lydia Denworth has devoted her life to the art of words and language. … Full Article
 

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