A letter in which former President Ronald Reagan says "I never doubted communism would eventually fail" has drawn the highest bid at an auction of materials that belonged to ex-New York Mayor Ed Koch. … Full Article
Bill de Blasio, curb cut enforcer?
The leaders of two southern Brooklyn community boards said they are hopeful that Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will pay close attention to quality of life issues such as illegal curb cuts. … Full Article
Transit buff Robert Diamond -- whose plans for a trolley system serving Red Hook were at first supported by the city Department of Transportation (DOT) but then stymied by the agency in 2003 after he had already laid tracks on local streets -- feels that the election of Mayor-elect Bill de … Full Article
Employees of private contractors at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports are holding protests during Thanksgiving week to bring attention to their “poverty wages and poor working conditions.” … Full Article
Every day, tens of thousands of commuters descend on 86th Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge to get on the R train or board one of five bus lines that stop there, making the intersection one of the busiest transit hubs in southern Brooklyn. … Full Article