Brooklyn Heights residents who live near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) have long complained that vibrations from the heavily-trafficked roadway were causing structural damage to their histor … Full Article

Brooklyn native serves Navy aboard USS Nitze

Brooklyn Boro
NORFOLK, Va. – A Grover Cleveland High School graduate and Brooklyn, N.Y., native is serving aboard USS Nitze (DDG 94), one of the world’s most versatile multi-mission combat ships. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for July 30

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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

Forum allows passengers to speak out on Access-A-Ride

Bay Ridge
Senior citizens in Bay Ridge who use Access-A-Ride have been telling Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis and other elected officials about their frustrations dealing with the transportation service lately. “My constituents are telling me that there are times when the ride doesn’t show up. … Full Article

Do Brooklyn residents know how to apply for affordable housing?

Amidst the borough’s housing crisis, proposed solutions have often left out an important element: Making sure eligible residents know how to apply for newly-constructed affordable units, and that residents are doing so correctly. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for July 29

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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

After white flags, NYPD steps up surveillance of Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Heights
Visitors to the Brooklyn Bridge have noticed a heightened security presence nearly a week after persons unknown climbed the cables to the bri … Full Article

Gentile takes trip to Taiwan to promote stronger ties

Bay Ridge
Councilmember Vincent Gentile has traveled halfway around the world in the interest of strengthening ties between Asia and New York City. … Full Article

De Blasio appoints 16 to Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary

Brooklyn Boro
Mayor de Blasio Friday appointed 16 individuals to serve on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary. … Full Article

Gentile calls Bay Ridge illegal home conversions an epidemic

Bay Ridge
The troubling practice of gutting one and two-family homes and constructing multiple units is becoming an epidemic in Bay Ridge and other southwest Brooklyn neighborhoods, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who called together top-level city officials to begin formulating a plan to stop  … Full Article


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