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Mandatory heat provision period begins, and so do the complaints

October 11 | Kelly Mena

Oct. 1 marked the beginning of this year’s “heat season,” the period from Oct. 1 to May 1 when building owners are required to provide heat during the day and night for tenants. The requirement states that between the hours of 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., if the temperature outside falls below 55 degrees, the […]

Fenced-in development site 27 Cranberry St. is flanked by the wooden house at 25 Cranberry St. and the brick rowhouse at 31 Cranberry St. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Brooklyn Heights residents blast 4-story-high “McMansion”

October 9 | Lore Croghan

Lou Greco wants permission from the city Landmarks Preservation Commission to build a new single-family house at 27 Cranberry St., one of the only empty lots in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District. If this piece of news gives you a sense of déjà vu, you’re not alone. The developer went through the approval process already […]

Photos: Brooklyn pet blessings 2019

October 7 | Mark Davis

It’s said that Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of animals because he took diligent care of many living things. He’s even said to have hosted a donkey and an ox at the first nativity scene staged outside his hometown in the year 1220. He preached that protection over all living things on earth […]

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