New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, is home to nearly 2.6 million residents. If Brooklyn were an independent city it would be the fourth largest city in the United States. While Brooklyn has become the epitome of ‘cool and hip’ in recent years, for those that were born here, raised families here and improved communities over the years, Brooklyn has never been ‘uncool’.

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Brooklyn attorneys struggle with closed courts and offices during COVID-19 pandemic

March 27 | Rob Abruzzese

Many small and medium businesses in New York City and Brooklyn have shut down in response to the coronavirus outbreak, and law firms for the most part are not immune. This has especially big implications for Brooklyn’s legal community, which is made up primarily of medium and small law firms and solo practitioners. In the […]

Beware of scammers posing as Con Ed workers, pol warns

March 27 | Paula Katinas

State Sen. Diane Savino has issued a warning to her constituents to be on the alert for crooks posing as Con Edison or National Grid workers pretending to read meters or collect outstanding bills during the coronavirus pandemic.  “Please do not respond to phone scams alleging they represent the utilities,” Savino wrote in an email […]

Around Brooklyn: State Liquor Authority eases requirements

March 27 | Editorial Staff

State Liquor Authority eases requirements Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the State Liquor Authority last week announced new policy changes, according to the Brooklyn Reporter. These changes include a 60-day extension on payment of fees for renewals and penalties. They also permit wholesalers to immediately lower prices, permit email correspondence for municipal and community board […]

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