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
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 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