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FRANK SEDDIO’S ST. JOSEPH’S DAY IS A THROWBACK TO OLD CANARSIE: Every year for the past 11 years, Hon. Frank Seddio and his former law partner Frank Carone (not pictured) have hosted a St. Joseph’s Day lunch which Brooklyn's top judges and politicians usually Brooklyn Eagle photo by Mario Belluomo attend. Visit brooklyneagle.com.

Surrogate Judge López Torres racking up endorsements prior to re-election

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Hon. Margarita López Torres, one of Brooklyn’s two Surrogate Court judges. See page 3. Eagle file photo by Mario Belluomo

BROOKLYN BRANDEIS SOCIETY EMBRACES PLAYFUL SPIRIT OF PURIM AT ANNUAL LUNCHEON: The annual Purim Luncheon is one of the biggest events of the year hosted by the Brooklyn Brandeis Society. Pictured from left: Avery Eli Okin, Hon. Miriam Cyrulnik, Richard Klass, Hon. Katherine Levine, Hon. Ellen Spodek and Brandeis Society President Andrew Fallek. Visit brooklyneagle.com. Brooklyn Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese


Fort Greene high-rise opponents have their day in court Lawsuit moves forward against South Portland Ave. development By Lore Croghan The Record

The city violated the law in rezoning a Fort Greene development site, a lawyer for neighborhood residents argued before a judge on March 19 in a court case that could have implications for development projects around the city. This case is significant because it challenges a trend of developers easily winning the City Planning Commission’s permission to disregard zoning that protects neighborhoods from dense, high-rise development — zoning that was established with the consensus of community residents, elected officials and the City Planning Commission itself. When the City Planning Commission and the City Council voted in 2018 to permit developers of 142-150 South Portland Ave. to build a 13-story tower, the city flouted the 2007 rezoning of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill “to the detriment of local residents,” Jack Lester said in his March 19 oral arguments before New York Supreme Court Justice Lynn Kotler. Their decisions resulted in illegal “spot zoning,” Lester argued. Case law defines this as zoning that allows an owner to use his property in a way that is totally different from others in the surrounding area — and that owner is the only one who benefits, while owners of surrounding properties suffer harm. Lester represents a group called Preserve Our Brooklyn Neighborhoods and more than 50 individual residents. They filed suit last October against the City Planning Commission, the City Council, Metropolitan Development Group Design and Construction and the Hanson Place Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

The church owns the development site. The rezoning the developer and church won allows them to construct a 13-story residential building, which is taller than what’s normally allowed by the neighborhood zoning.

The project’s 100 apartments will be affordable units for tenants with widely varying incomes. The church will house its music ministry and its service programs on the first floor. There will be medical offices in the cellar. Thirty-two apartments are for tenants earning 80 percent of area median income. This means a single person with an annual

income of $58,480, according to data provided by Preserve Our Brooklyn Neighborhoods. The other units are for tenants earning 100 percent of area median income, meaning an individual who makes $73,100 per year; or 130 percent of area median income, meaning a single person with an annual income of $95,030, the data indicates.

‘Zoning is not static’ Lester argued at the March 19 hearing that the 2007 rezoning of 99 blocks of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill provides developers with incentives to construct affordable housing in the area — and the church and developer shouldn’t have been given additional sweeteners to do so. Elizabeth Kim, a New York City Law Department attorney, countered Lester’s arguments by saying the 142-150 South Portland Ave. rezoning should be considered legal because it was meant to promote the welfare of the community. And the 2007 neighborhood rezoning was not meant to last “for time immemorial,” Kim said. “Zoning is not static,” she argued. So what happens next? Justice Kotler could make her decision in a matter of weeks. If she decides the Fort Greene residents are right, the church and developer can build a 70-unit affordable apartment project that’s 95 feet tall. Such a decision would send a message to New York City developers that they can’t always expect to be able to disregard zoning that was crafted with community members’ consensus. If she decides the church and developer are right, they’ll start work on their 13-story project. And other developers may redouble their efforts to get zoning variances for high-rise development in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.

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A group of Fort Greene residents is waging a legal battle against this development planned for 142-150 South Portland Ave. Rendering via Department of City Planning

The Record asked the residents who filed the suit for comment before the March 19 hearing. Sandy Reiburn of Preserve Our Brooklyn Neighborhoods responded by calling the upzoning of 142-150 South Portland Ave. a “misbegotten scheme” that could be “the gateway to all those drooling Downtown Brooklyn mega-developers who’re attempting to invade our human-scale blocks.” Joan Reutershan said, “If the South Portland structure is built, what will stop other developers from following the precedent, in effect further dismantling the approved zoning?” Ernest August said, “Under the fig leaf of ‘affordable housing,’ the De Blasio Administration has eviscerated neighborhoods along with the small businesses that help give them definition.”

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Surrogate Judge López Torres racking up endorsements prior to re-election By Rob Abruzzese The Record

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Hon. Margarita López Torres, one of Brooklyn’s two Surrogate’s Court judges, is running for re-election this June and has a lot of backers from Eagle file photo by Mario Belluomo around the borough.

rooklyn Surrogate’s Court Judge Margarita López Torres is running for re-election in the June 25 Democratic primary and after running as a symbol of an independent judiciary in her last two elections, the justice has no shortage of support this time around. Justice López Torres was recently endorsed by Congressmembers Nydia Velázquez and Hakeem Jeffries, two of the most visible Democrats from Brooklyn. She was also endorsed by Borough President Eric Adams recently, and her list of past endorsements is long as well. “I’m proud to be supporting Judge Margarita López Torres for re-election for Surrogate’s Court Judge,” Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said. “With 40 years of legal experience, and over 26 years of judicial service, her excellence and compassionate commitment to serving the people of Brooklyn throughout her career is well known. “She has demonstrated competence in managing this complex court, and providing the fairness and efficient administration of justice we need,” Williams continued. “I join with so many other elected leaders, and the Working Families Party, in urging Democrats to vote for her re-election in the Democratic primary on June 25.” Judge López Torres was elected to Civil Court in 1992 and re-elected in 2002; she was then elected to Surrogate’s Court in 2005. She was not the Democratic-backed candidate during her 2005 run, making her election a move that wasn’t easy to pull off.

In addition, independent runs like hers usually mean that it is hard to gain support the next time around. When she won back in 2005, The New York Times proclaimed that, “shattering stereotypes is her mission.” Others who have already endorsed Justice López Torres include Assemblymembers Peter Abbate, Rodneyse Bichotte, Robert Carroll, William Colton, Maritza Davila, Erik Dilan, Joe Lentol, Walter Mosley, Nick Perry and JoAnne Simon; state Senators Velmanette Montgomery, Roxanne Persaud and Diane Savino; and Councilmembers Brad Lander, Alan Maisel and Kalman Yeger. López Torres also has the backing of many of the borough’s top political clubs and organizations including the Working Families Party, the Brooklyn Young Democrats, Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats, Independent Neighborhood Democrats, the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club, the Kings County Democratic Executive Committee, North Brooklyn Progressive Democrats, Lambda Independent Democrats, the Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club and the Vanguard Independent Democratic Association, as well as that of 31 district leaders. Justice López Torres was a chief lawyer for the city’s Child Protection Agency and director of family law at Brooklyn Legal Services before she joined the bench. She is also very active in many of the local bar associations including the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association and the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association.

Court Employees of the Year

BWBA president Carrie Anne Cavallo honored Maria Aragona, president of the Federation of Columbian Lawyers, and Andrew Wenzel were named Court Employees of the Year during a ceremony at the Brooklyn Supreme Court, Civil Term, on Tuesday. Aragona is the law clerk to Hon. Kenneth Sherman and Brooklyn Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese Wenzel is the law clerk to Hon. William Harrington.

Carrie Anne Cavallo, president of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, was recently named as one of Brooklyn’s “Power Women” by Schneps Media during a ceremony at Grand Prospect Hall on March 14. “Carrie Anne has always been an unsung hero,” said Judge Joanne Quinones, president of the Latino Judges Association. “It was wonderful to see her get recognized as a Brooklyn Power Woman for her service, leadership and commitment to the citizens of Brooklyn. I watched as she modestly downplayed her accomplishments when introducing herself to her fellow honorees. She gives so much of herself and never expects anything in return.” Photo courtesy of Hon. Joanne Quinones The Record of Law and Commerce | Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 3


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ROOTS DOCUMENTARY LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: ROOTS DOCUMENTARY LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 6/22/2018. NY OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE POST OFFICE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY OF ANY PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC SERVED UPON HIM/ HER IS THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, 493 12TH ST., STE. 3B BROOKLYN, NY, 11215. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #168623

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: 5201-7 REALTY LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 01/04/2019. NY OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE POST OFFICE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY OF ANY PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC SERVED UPON HIM/ HER IS 5201-7 REALTY LLC 717 56TH STREET, BROOKLYN, NY, 11220. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #167783

LILY AND JOHN LLC

LILY AND JOHN LLC, ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SEC. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) 11/15/2018. CTY: KINGS. SSNY DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO 190 MESEROLE AVE., APT. 4R, BROOKLYN, NY 11222.GENERAL PURPOSE. #167632

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APP FOR AUTH FOR 22-28 WYCKOFF SPE MANAGEMENT LLC APP FOR AUTH FILED WITH SSNY 2/7/2019 LLC. REGISTERED IN DELAWARE ON 2/4/2019 OFF. LOC.:KINGS CO. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY TO MAIL COPY OF PROCESS TO C/O 217 HAVEMEYER ST., 4TH FL., BROOKLYN, NY 11211. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACT OR ACTIVITY. #167664

MCFOY AND SON, LLC

MCFOY AND SON, LLC, ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SEC. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) 1/30/2019. CTY: KINGS. SSNY DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO 451 WYONA ST., BROOKLYN, NY 11207.GENERAL PURPOSE. #167674

KEDAH REALTY LLC

KEDAH REALTY LLC ART. OF ORG. FILED SEC. OF STATE OF NY 6/11/2008. OFF. LOC. : KINGS CO. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY TO MAIL COPY OF PROCESS TO THE LLC, C/O LINA FANG, 171 HOWARD AVENUE, STATEN ISLAND, NY 10301. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACT

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF TBSG SAN FRAN DEBT II LLC. ART. OF ORG. FILED WITH THE SECY OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 2/14/19. OFF. LOC.: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY TO IS: C/O THE BLUESTONE GROUP, 225 BROADWAY, 32ND FLR., NEW YORK, NY 10007 . PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACT #167850

138 SMITH LLC

138 SMITH LLC, ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SEC. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) 2/15/2019. CTY: KINGS. SSNY DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO 69 WESTGATE BLVD., PLANDOME, NY 11030.GENERAL PURPOSE. #167852

DEREK COURSEN CONSULTING, LLC

DEREK COURSEN CONSULTING, LLC, ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SEC. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) 2/11/2019. CTY: KINGS. SSNY DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO 160 6TH AVE., #3, BROOKLYN, NY 11217.GENERAL PURPOSE. #167891

19 COOPER STREET LLC

19 COOPER STREET LLC, ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SEC. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) 2/9/2018. CTY: KINGS. SSNY DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO 19 COOPER ST., BROOKLYN, NY 11207.GENERAL PURPOSE. #167936

592 MAPLE REALTY LLC

592 MAPLE REALTY LLC, ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SEC. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) 1/29/2019. CTY: KINGS. SSNY DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO 1046 WINTHROP ST., BROOKLYN, NY 11212. GENERAL PURPOSE. #168029

STAR CAPITAL HOLDINGS LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF STAR CAPITAL HOLDINGS LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 02/06/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: THE COMPANY, P.O. BOX 190366, BROOKLYN, NY 11219-0366. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITIES. #168053

BUSHWICK AUTO SALES LLC

BUSHWICK AUTO SALES LLC, ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SEC. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) 2/14/2019. CTY: KINGS. SSNY DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO 1545 BUSHWICK AVE., BROOKLYN, NY 11207. GENERAL PURPOSE. #168075

RT NY HOLDINGS, LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF RT NY HOLDINGS, LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 02/19/19. OFFICE LOCATION:

KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: THE COMPANY, C/O 3512 QUENTIN RD., BROOKLYN, NY 11234. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITIES. #168092

HEALTH BASKET USA LLC

HEALTH BASKET USA LLC, ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SEC. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) 2/20/2019. CTY: KINGS. SSNY DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO 517 PARK AVE., BROOKLYN, NY 11205.GENERAL PURPOSE. #168318

WKS A LLC

WKS A LLC, ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH THE SSNY ON 02/19/2019. OFFICE LOC: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: THE LLC, 149 SKILLMAN AVENUE APT # 1A, BROOKLYN, NY 11211. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #168365

COOL COMPANY MUSIC LLC

NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF COOL COMPANY MUSIC LLC, FICTITIOUS NAME: COOL COMPANY RECORDS LLC. AUTHORITY FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 02/15/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. LLC FORMED IN DELAWARE (DE) ON 01/09/17. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: 343 GOLD ST, APT 818, BROOKLYN, NY 11201. ADDRESS TO BE MAINTAINED IN DE: 16192 COASTAL HWY, LEWES, DE 19958. ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH THE SECY. OF STATE, 401 FEDERAL ST, STE 4, DOVER, DE 19901. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITIES. #168372

MINETTA INVESTMENTS LLC

NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF MINETTA INVESTMENTS LLC. AUTHORITY FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 02/14/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. LLC FORMED IN DELAWARE (DE) ON 01/01/18. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: 1 GRAND ARMY PLAZA, #14D, BROOKLYN, NY 11238. ADDRESS TO BE MAINTAINED IN DE: 16192 COASTAL HWY., LEWES, DE 19958. ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH THE SECY. OF STATE, 401 FEDERAL ST., STE. 4, DOVER, DE 19901. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITIES. #168374

KAIDENS AUTOSPA LLC

KAIDENS AUTOSPA LLC, ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH THE SSNY ON 02/04/2019. OFFICE LOC: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: JEREMY PAULINO, 433 LAFAYETTE AVE APT 11G, BROOKLYN, NY 11238. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #168566

WAREHOUSE APPAREL, LLC

WAREHOUSE APPAREL, LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH THE SSNY ON 02/26/19. OFFICE: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST

IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL COPY OF PROCESS TO THE LLC, 3145 CONEY ISLAND AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11235. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #168580

282 NEVINS STREET LLC

NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF 282 NEVINS STREET LLC. APP. FOR AUTH. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 12/3/18. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. LLC FORMED IN DELAWARE (DE) ON 11/30/18. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: C/O THE LLC, 201 JAY ST, STE 201, BROOKLYN, NY 11201. DE ADDRESS OF LLC: 874 WALKER RD, STE C, DOVER, DE 19904. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH DE SECY OF STATE, 401 FEDERAL ST, DOVER, DE 19901. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #168733

282 NEVINS STREET GROUP LLC

NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF 282 NEVINS STREET GROUP LLC. APP. FOR AUTH. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 12/3/18. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. LLC FORMED IN DELAWARE (DE) ON 11/30/18. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: C/O THE LLC, 201 JAY ST, STE 201, BROOKLYN, NY 11201. DE ADDRESS OF LLC: 874 WALKER RD, STE C, DOVER, DE 19904. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH DE SECY OF STATE, 401 FEDERAL ST, DOVER, DE 19901. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #168735

282 COMMON MEMBER LLC

NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF 282 COMMON MEMBER LLC. APP. FOR AUTH. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 12/5/18. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. LLC FORMED IN DELAWARE (DE) ON 12/4/18. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: C/O THE LLC, 201 JAY ST, STE 201, BROOKLYN, NY 11201. DE ADDRESS OF LLC: 874 WALKER RD, STE C, DOVER, DE 19904. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH DE SECY OF STATE, 401 FEDERAL ST, DOVER, DE 19901. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY.

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Art CITY ROOTS MONTHLY ART SHOW A night of art, drinks, food, music, and fun. This month they are highlighting artist Rachel B. Abrams, and there will be music by Leon Gruenbaum. When: Thursday, March 28th, 6 – 9 p.m. Where: City Roots/ Park Slope (400 7th Avenue)

ARTIST CONVERSATION: SPACE, IDENTITY, AND POLITICS IN PUERTO RICO AND BEYOND An artist conversation with Jean Michael Vissepó and Kevin Quiles Bonilla on space, identity, and politics in Puerto Rico and beyond. When: Friday, March 29th, 7 p.m. Where: Bushwick/El Satano Art Space (313 Wilson Avenue)

SPRUNG A Best Dream Come True for

Adults, Kids, and Squirrels. View from home, live stream or come to Bushwick. Limited seating.Human beings turn into living sculptures and sculptures become alive and free, performing, working, and cohabitating in the studio of native NYC artist Michael Alan. When: Saturday, March 30th, 8 p.m. Where: Bushwick/Michael Alan Studio (566 Johnson Avenue)

VIRTUAL AND REAL ESTATE In conjunction with the BRIC Biennial: Volume III, South Brooklyn Edition, the Virtual and Real Estate group exhibition features work by artists Pastiche Lumumba, Daniel Bejar, and Betty Yu, that expresses the conundrums that arise from living in an age where the simulated is increasingly confused with the real. Although “estate” has previously been

defined as fixed physical properties, the exhibition troubles our notions of property, ownership, circulation, space, and most fundamentally, what it means to be “real.” The Internet provides marginalized communities a virtual space for subversion and play, meanwhile distracting from the physical realities of gentrification and land rezoning. From Lumumba’s embalmed memes to Bejar’s subversion of the ubiquitous real estate billboard, to Yu’s archive of stories by communities affected by gentrification, these works challenges the absurdity of place and placelessness to bear on the chronological depth of lived experience. When: Tuesdays-Sundays through April 7th Where: Fort Greene/ BRIC House Gallery (647 Fulton Street)

STEAMROLLER COLLABORATIONS YVETTE DRURY DUBINSKY AND VICKY TOMAYKO A two-person exhibition of work by New York Artist Yvette Drury Dubinsky and National Artist Vicky Tomayko. Dubinsky and Tomayko will be showing fifteen large monotypes with drawing and collage.

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Brooklyn Museum presents Chefs Talk & Taste, Inspired by Frida Kahlo. When: Wednesdays-Sundays through April 14th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/A.I.R Gallery (155 Plymouth Street)

ADAM SIMON, FROM THIS POSITION A solo show of new paintings by Adam Simon. When: Thursdays-Sundays through April 14th, 1 – 6 p.m. Where: Bushwick/STUDIO10 (56 Bogart Street)

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ART AT NITEHAWK The show, on the Mezzanine level above the cafe features 12 artists working in various mediums. When: Daily through April 16th, Mon – Fri 4 – 9 p.m., SatSun: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Where: Williamsburg/ Nitehawk Cinemas (136 Metropolitan Avenue)

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A solo exhibition of new work by NYC-based color painter Sanford Wurmfeld When: Wednesdays-Saturdays through April 20th, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Minus Space (16 Main Street, Suite A) CURATED BY HILARY DOYLE & REID HITT HR CURATING ALICIA ADAMEROVICH, DOMINIQUE FUNG, REBECCA NESS, PHYLLIS YAO, AND MARK ZUBROVICH This exhibition presents new figurative painting that hybridizes the uncanny with caricature, exaggeration, and invented mythologies. The artists included in this show have discovered new worlds that reveal anxiety, mystery, and eeriness that reflect our current state of political unrest. When: By appointment

Where: DUMBO/Agency (20 Jay Street, Suite M14)

AT/AGAINST OUR WILL An exhibition of welded steel sculptures by artist Helene Brandt. At/Against Our Will includes works from Brandt’s signature “Cages” series and marks the artist’s first show at A.I.R. since her debut at the gallery in 1985. When; Wednesdays-Sundays through April 14th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/A.I.R. Gallery (155 Plymouth Street)

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we can look at the ways we’re fed imagery on a daily basis and teach us how to discern for ourselves what that imagery means to us. Other Ways of Knowing references illusion and misdirection traditionally designed to influence choice and transforms them into a new visual language. This digital iteration of Other Ways of Knowing features new additions to the series never exhibited before. The screens in the Made in NY Media Center will challenge the viewer to interact with a screen – a daily routine part of our lives – within a new context, one where you’re asked to stay for longer. This exhibition explores the narrative of the series in a new and refreshing way, accomplished by the unique collaboration of the space and the artist. When: Daily through March 31st, Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: DUMBO/Made in N.Y. Media Center (30 John Street)

LIVING INSIDE SANCTUARY For two years, Brooklynbased photojournalist Cinthya Santos Briones has photographed undocumented migrants who face orders of deportation. By taking up asylum in houses of worship, often for indefinite periods of time, these individuals and their families have found both a refuge and a provisional prison. Santos Briones’ photographs are an intimate depiction of living in a state of uncertainty. Rather than present portraits of people in hopeless situations, she has chosen to convey the universal routines of their everyday lives. Birthdays are celebrated, siblings tease one another, and meals are shared. When: Daily through April 7th, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Green-Wood/GreenWood Cemetery (500 25th Street)

BLUE MOUNTAIN GALLERY AND FRIENDS: EXHIBITION TO BENEFIT THE NEW SANCTUARY COALITION A passionate group of accomplished mid-career artists are mounting an exhibit in Brooklyn Heights to benefit New Sanctuary Coalition. The New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC is an interfaith network of congregations, organizations, and individuals, standing publicly in solidarity with families and communities resisting detention and deportation in order to preserve family unity. The grass roots organization has grown from a half-dozen congregations to a City-wide Movement in only a few years. When: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays through April 28th Where: Brooklyn Heights/ McKinney Chapel Theater (119-121 Pierrepont Street)

A CERTAIN SET OF DYNAMICS Curated by Sarah Rebekah Byrd Mizer. Featuring the work of Embodied Empathy, Christopher Mahonski, Valerie Shusterov, and Kristen Neville Taylor. Jurors:

Will Hutnick and Gaby Collins-Fernandez Selected through UrbanGlass’ open curatorial call, a certain set of dynamics looks at artists using glass as a literal and metaphorical lens through which to explore human interconnection. When: Daily through May 10th Where: Fort Greene//Agnes Varis Art Center (647 Fulton Street)

RACE AND REVOLUTION: REIMAGINING MONUMENTS

The show questions the relationship between historical memory and historical monuments and what the underlying implications are for those histories that remain absent. Seventeen artists were asked to envision monuments that add depth and truth to New York’s compelling history. Exhibiting artists include Alexis Callender, Ayasha Guerin, Chip Thomas, Damien Davis, Emmaline Payette, Kamau Ware, Kimberly Becoat, Lyra Monteiro, Maureen Conner, Maureen McNeil, Marilyn Nance, Rose Desiano, Sal Munoz, Studio Darn, Zaq Landsberg and Jennifer Mack Watkins. When: Fridays through June 14th, 3 – 6 p.m. Where: Park Slope/Old Stone

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ONE: EGÚNGÚN One: Egúngún tells the life story of a twentieth-century Yorùbá masquerade dance costume (egúngún), from its origins in Ògbómọ, Nigeria, to its current home in Brooklyn. Composed of over three hundred textiles from Africa, Europe, and Asia, this egúngún swirls into motion during festivals honoring departed ancestors. Centuries old, egúngún is still practiced in Nigeria, the Republic of Benin, and in the Yorùbá diaspora. When: Daily through August 2019, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: Crown Heights/ Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway)

BROOKLYN ABOLITIONISTS/IN PURSUIT OF FREEDOM This major, long-term exhibit explores the unsung heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement — ordinary residents, black and white — who shaped their neighborhoods, city and nation with a revolutionary vision of freedom and equality. The exhibit is part of the groundbreaking In Pursuit of Freedom public history project that features new research on Brooklyn›s abolition movement in partnership with Weeksville Heritage Center and Irondale

Ensemble Project. When: Wednesdays-Sundays through Winter 2019, 12 – 5 p.m. Where: Brooklyn Heights/ Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont Street)

Books & Readings

COOKBOOK TALK WITH JESSIE SHEEHAN/THE VINTAGE BAKER & SUZY CHASE/COOKERY BY THE BOOK PODCAST Suzy Chase host of Cookery by the Book podcast in conversation with Jessie Sheehan author of The Vintage Baker cookbook. Plus treats out of the cookbook, wine & book signing. When: Monday, March 31st, 3 – 5 p.m. Where: Cobble Hill/Lizzyoung Bookseller (212 Degraw Street)

Educational THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR An interactive experience that helps participants better understand the realities of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. This will be followed by a presentation of “In-Home Safety and

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The PUSH BK and Downtown Brooklyn Partnership join City Point for 2nd Annual March Madness Ping Pong Series. Ping Pong with friends and pros for weekly prizes. When: Thursday, March 28th, 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Downtown Brooklyn/ Citypoint (445 Albee Square West)

Pratt Institute will open its doors for a full-day event presenting the extensive research happening through the work of its faculty, staff, and students. The annual event celebrates research in all its forms, providing the public with a behind-the-scenes look at the cutting-edge research that is changing our future, including: robotic tools for expression, innovative ways to visualize archeology, and new solutions for building on land and water. When: Saturday, March 30th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Clinton Hill/ Pratt Institute (200 Willoughby Avenue)

THERE’S MORE TO JUDAISM 101? Come to BRJC, for a refresher course in Judaism and for those interested in becoming Jewish. When: Monday, April 1st, 7 p.m. Where: Bay Ridge/Bay Ridge Jewish Cebter (405 81st Street)

INTRO TO HEALING CRYSTALS WORKSHOP A workshop on how to work with crystals to improve your daily life— taught by the esteemed energy healer Jissel Ravelo (Vibra Wellness). When: Wednesday, April 3, 6 p.m. Where: Brooklyn Heights/ Earth Speaks (139 Atlantic

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US After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, sociallyconscious horror films with his directorial debut, GET OUT, Jordan Peele returns with another original nightmare that he’s written, directed and produced. In US, Peele pits an endearing American family against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves. When: Thursday, March 28th, 7 p.m. Where: Downtown Brooklyn/ Alamo Drafthouse (445 Albee Square West

MIFFY THE MOVIE (2013) 68MIN In this Dutch stop motion animation, based on the book series by Dutch artist Dick Bruna, the titular rabbit and her animal friends go on a treasure hunt at the zoo. (Ages 5+) When: Monday, March 31st, 2 p.m. Where: Fort Greene/BAM Rose Cinemas (30 Lafayette Avenue)

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Brooklyn Heights spreads out in a panorama above Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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Make like a tourist and ride the NYC Ferry Spring’s here, so you won’t freeze your face off

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Yassss. Spring has finally arrived after the Winter Of Our Discontent. (Forgive me. That Shakespeare line comes to mind every March.) The NYC Ferry is Brooklyn’s best entertainment bargain once temperatures rise above 50 degrees. A ride costs $2.75, just like a subway fare. When it’s colder than that, the wind on the boat’s upstairs deck — which is where you must sit for a clear view of the scenery — makes your face hurt and numbs your fingers. Once it’s spring, it’s time to make like a tourist and cruise the East River. The best choice of the many routes the ferry service offers is the one from DUMBO to Greenpoint. It’s a thrilling experience every time you take this ride. There are so many iconic North Brooklyn buildings to see, with a world-famous bridge thrown in for good measure. The ferry ride from DUMBO to Bay Ridge is terrific too. But unless you have a camera with a telephoto lens, the beautiful buildings on this stretch of the waterfront are hard to photograph. So. The best way to see everything on the shoreline be-

tween DUMBO and Greenpoint is by getting on the ferry a stop early, over in Manhattan on Wall Street’s Pier 11. To amp up your experience, you should walk across the Brooklyn Bridge to get to Pier 11. This will give you aerial views of the East River before you head down onto the water. To avoid crowding on the bridge you can stroll it at sunrise – a bucket-list experience I highly recommend.

ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER

There are three reasons to start your ferry trip on the Manhattan side of the East River. Reason #1 is the spectacular view you see from the ferry’s deck of the famous Brooklyn Bridge with the World Trade Center rising beside it. This view will always call to mind the lives lost in the 9/11 terror attack that destroyed the Twin Towers. A good look at the new World Trade Center tower is also a reminder that New Yorkers are resilient. Reason #2 is a superb panoramic view of Brooklyn Heights, which only looks like this from out on the water. Reason # 3 is the glimpse you get of the old Watchtower headquarters as the ferry pulls into DUMBO’s Pier 1. The pale-blue building with the time-and-temperature sign on top was the world headquarters of the Jehovah’s Witnesses for

nearly a half-century. The religious organization had a blazing red electric sign on top of 30 Columbia Heights that said “WATCHTOWER” in capital letters. Last year, current owner Columbia Heights Associates, which is converting the property to an office, retail and cultural complex, successfully challenged a city Buildings Department decision that forbade it from replacing the 15-foot-tall sign letters. The new letters have not yet been put up. I can’t wait to see what they say.

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After the ferry stops at Pier 1 it cruises past Jane’s Carousel, the historic merry-go-round in Brooklyn Bridge Park. At the edge of the park the 19th-century coffee warehouse complex called Empire Stores stands in all its landmarked, red-brick glory. Manhattan Bridge looms overhead, with the DUMBO Clocktower Building standing close by at 1 Main St. Manufacturer/real estate developer Robert Gair constructed the concrete building in 1914. The many industrial properties he built in the neighborhood a century ago are referred to as “Gairville,” as history lovers know.

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Residential towers rise at the North Williamsburg ferry stop. The white building at right is Austin Nichols House.

Make like a tourist and ride the NYC Ferry

But first the boat will make a stop at the South Williamsburg ferry dock. Spitzer Enterprises is constructing a glittering glass apartment complex there, right at the water’s edge. The development’s address is 420 Kent Ave. After the ferry passes beneath the Williamsburg Bridge, you get an eyeful of the landmarked 19th-century Domino Sugar Refinery. Two Trees Management is converting it into an office and retail complex. There’s lots of great stuff in Domino Park, which surrounds the refinery, but it’s hard to see from your vantage point on the river. You should walk down to this park from Greenpoint after you’ve strolled around the neighborhood’s shops and historic houses. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Back to our ferry ride. Glassy high-rises will catch your eye long before the boat gets to the North Williamsburg dock. Alongside The landmarked Domino Sugar Refinery graces the Williamsburg shorethem, there’s a low-rise building made line. INBrooklyn photos by Lore Croghan of white reinforced concrete. It’s Austin Nichols House, designed by ar— Continued from page 10INB — chitect Cass Gilbert and built for a wholesale grocer in 1914 When you’re back on dry land you can read about Gairville and 1915. Now it’s a condo property. in a report the city Landmarks Preservation Commission Gilbert’s most famous design was the Woolworth Building wrote about the DUMBO Historic District. in lower Manhattan. Once the ferry passes the Manhattan Bridge there’s a pair The Manhattan views are epic at this point in the ferry ride. of buildings. The new one, which you’ll see first, is a condo The Empire State Building, the United Nations and the property whose address is 1 John St. Chrysler Building are there for you to see when you turn your The second one you’ll see, 10 Jay St., is a landmarked of- gaze to the East River’s opposite shore. fice building with a new glass facade on its river-facing side. After picking up passengers in North Williamsburg the The glass panels are shaped like sugar crystals because long ferry heads for Greenpoint. ago the building was the Arbuckle Brothers’ sugar refinery. A high-rise looming up ahead is called the Greenpoint. It stands at the end of the neighborhood’s ferry dock. The newly constructed tower, whose address is 21 India TOWERS BY THE FERRY DOCKS You’ll see another, more famous sugar refinery in a couple St., is partly a condo property and partly a rental-apartment building. minutes.

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ohn Patrick McPartlan, Sr, aged 97, resident of The Hideout in Lake Ariel, PA, died Sunday morning at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, PA., surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Sally Ann O’Connor McPartlan. Born in Drumkeeran, Leitrim, Ireland, he was the son of the late James and Mary McVey McPartlan. He came to the United States in 1947 where he settled in Jackson Heights, Queens with his sister Molly and her family. He was employed by the NY Railroad for several years, and prior to his retirement, he was employed by Sunnydale Farms in Brooklyn, New York. He was a parishioner of St. Patrick’s Parish in Bay Ridge Brooklyn, NY prior to becoming a parishioner of St. Thomas Moore Church in Lake Ariel, PA. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He grew up playing traditional Irish tunes on the flute and accordion and would occasionally entertain family and friends. He liked to play a round of golf with his sons and was a long suffering, yet loyal New York Mets fan. Surviving are his daughter Terry McPartlan of Brooklyn, NY; his son, John Patrick McPartlan, Jr. and his wife Karen Chizmar McPartlan of Scotch Plains NJ; his son, Dennis James McPartlan and his wife Eileen Dowd McPartlan of Milltown NJ; his son-in-law, Martin Bajo of Staten Island, NY; grandson Jeffrey Michael McPartlan and his wife Stacey De Torres McPartlan; granddaughter Christie Lynn McPartlan Fitzpatrick and her husband, Kevin Fitzpatrick; granddaughters, Caitlin Ryan Bajo and Heather Rose Bajo, grandson Sean Patrick McPartlan, and granddaughter Colleen Mary McPartlan, and great-granddaughter, Lily James McPartlan, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Special Thanks to Jessyka O’Heren long-time caregiver, friend, and someone we all consider a family member. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Ann O’Connor McPartlan, his daughter Mary Ann McPartlan Bajo, and siblings, Molly McPartlan Kelly, Annie T. McPartlan, Thomas McPartlan, Bridget McPartlan Carney, Edward McPartlan, and Josie McPartlan. Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm at the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Road, Lake Ariel, PA and Wednesday morning, March 27, 2019 from 9 to 10:30 am. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 26, 2019 at 11 am at St. Thomas Moore Church, 105 Gravity Road, Lake Ariel, PA. Interment will follow at St. Catherine’s Cemetery, 220 Church Street, Moscow, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. To leave an online condolence, please visit the funeral home website at www.jameswilsonfuneralhome.com.

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