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Fort Greene community group sues Landmarks Preservation Commission

December 15 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

Preserve BAMs Historic District (PBHD) attorney Michael Gruen recently filed a petition in New York State Supreme Court on behalf of 52 plaintiffs against the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission. The issue, according to PBHD, was the decision by the LPC to permit the construction of a 24-story skyscraper on a street comprised of mostly three- […]

How Noreen Tomassi transformed The Center for Fiction into a Brooklyn cornerstone

June 16 | Editorial Staff

After 16 years of dedicated leadership, Noreen Tomassi, Executive Director of The Center for Fiction, has announced her retirement. In response, The Center’s Board of Directors expressed its heartfelt gratitude for Tomassi’s devotion to her work at The Center, including during the current pandemic. In 2004, The Mercantile Library hired Tomassi as executive director. From […]

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