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Crowdfunding saves Brooklyn Heights Cinema

Brooklyn Heights
Crowdfunding has saved the Brooklyn Heights Cinema – at least for now. Fans of the beloved neighborhood movie house, a fixture in the Heights since 1970, stepped up with pledges for cash donations on money-raising website Indiegogo. … Full Article

Secret Gowanus science group hosts horrifying animal stuffing contest

Gowanus
The subway ride to Gowanus this Sunday could be a bit hair raising.  … Full Article

Town hall on G train shutdown this Thursday in Greenpoint

Brooklyn Boro
Superstorm Sandy-related subway repairs to the G line are going to make it a lot harder for many Brooklynites to get around this summer. The G train will be suspended from July 26 through September 1 between Long Island City and Nassau Avenue. … Full Article

Gala raises $700,000 for HeartShare

Downtown
HeartShare Human Services of New York raised $700,000 at its Spring Gala and Auction on March 27, an event that also marked the 100th anniversary of the non-profit social services agency based in downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Trump, Astorino take on Cuomo over NY gun control

ALBANY— Thousands of gun rights supporters have rallied at the state Capitol against gun control measures championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. … Full Article

Brooklyn officials, transit advocates slam diversion of $30M From MTA

New York City
Brooklyn officials were in the vanguard yesterday of protests against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s diversion of $30 million in tax-revenue funds meant for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and transferring the money elsewhere within the state bureaucracy.  … Full Article

NYPD: No credible terrorist threat during Passover holiday

Brooklyn Boro
Police officials say no credible terrorist threat has been detected in New York City ahead of the Jewish holiday. But NYPD counterterrorism official John Miller told members of the Jewish community Tuesday they should remain aware nonetheless. … Full Article

Committee seeks landmark status for Sunset Park homes

Sunset Park
Thirty years ago, Sunset Park Restoration, a group of preservationists, successfully got the community recognized by the federal government as an historic district. … Full Article

NY budget includes Common Core delay for students

ALBANY— Gov. Andrew Cuomo says parents and students can exhale knowing that the second round of Common-Core aligned test scores will not be included on student's permanent transcripts under the new budget deal. … Full Article

FEMA to fund new boilers for Sandy-damaged NYCHA buildings

Coney Island
After Superstorm Sandy hit New York, flooding the basements of hundreds of buildings in shoreline communities and knocking boilers out of power, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) installed temporary boilers to provide heat and hot water for tenants. … Full Article

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