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Disbarred Lawyer Made $1 Million By Conning Distressed Homeowners In Bath...

A disbarred lawyer has been indicted for allegedly stealing over $1 million from an investor, potential home buyers, and a title insurance company in various scams...

Neighbor Sues Bobby’s Department Store, Accuses Manager Of Allegedly Breaking Her...

A neighbor filed a lawsuit against Bobby's Department Store this week, charging that a manager allegedly broke the jaw of Lucky Michaels, an activist well known...

Occupy Kensington To Show Free Screening Of Final Episode Of PBS...

Occupy Kensington  is sponsoring a free movie night on Sunday, February 22, at 8pm at a private home at 347 E. 5th Street between...

Neighbor Ben Smith Goes To Washington! BuzzFeed’s Editor-In-Chief Interviews President Barack...

While many of us were trying out Asya, planning our Valentine's Day, and anticipating the Cold War coming to our neighborhood (well, or at least...

James Madison High School Holds 8th Annual Ceremony To Honor Distinguished...

James Madison High School held an annual event Sunday where the school adds members to its "Wall of Distinction." The wall is in the...

Op-Ed: DOMA’s Dead — Let Freedom (& Wedding Bells) Ring!

BETWEEN THE LINES: The Supreme Court gaveth a day after it tooketh away. Less than 24 hours after the Supreme Court invalidated part of the 1965...

Nadler Attended Supreme Court DOMA Hearings, Happy With What He Heard

Congressman Jerrold Nadler, who supports gay rights and marriage equality, attended the Supreme Court hearings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and was...

Five Borough Green Apple Taxi Cab Plan Sours

The hotly-debated plan to sell 18,000 permits for cabs and 2,000 new medallions for wheelchair-accessible cabs to service the five boroughs has crashed. Last Friday, a...

Op-Ed: Rush To Report Is Not Always The Right Decision

BETWEEN THE LINES: Every American news enterprise was most likely primed and on its toes for last Thursday’s landmark Supreme Court of the United States’...

Local Pols Have Mixed Reactions To President’s Healthcare Act

When the news first broke of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the measure, news channels were were reporting from opposite sides of the...

Congressional Candidate Mark Murphy Reacts To Supreme Court’s Decision On Affordable...

Candidate Mark Murphy, who is vying for Congressman Michael Grimm's seat, had this to say about the Supreme Court upholding President Barack Obama's Affordable Care...

Livery Cab Street Hail Plan Blocked

New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron put the brakes on city’s plan to create a new class of taxis to serve neighborhoods...

Lew Fidler Joins Fight To Stop Livery Cab Street Hail Plan,...

A lawsuit brought by the Metropolitan Taxicab Board of Trade against the city for its plan to create a new class of "outerborough" taxicabs was...

Livery Cab Street Hail Plan Faces Court Challenge

The city's plan to roll out a new class of taxi to serve neighborhoods in Brooklyn, northern Manhattan and other areas poorly served by...

CB 10 Chair: Future Of Community’s Health Care Still Unclear

The future of health care in Southwestern Brooklyn remains unclear, according to Joanne Seminara, the chair of Bay Ridge's Community Board 10. In a...