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Brooklyn Family Court celebrates LGBTQ families during Pride Month

Downtown
Back in February, the Kings County Family Court held its first-ever Black History Month celebration.  More recently, it celebrated another first-ever event. On Tuesday, the Family Court honored LGBTQ families for its first Pride Month event at the Brooklyn courthouse. … Full Article

St. Ann’s Housing Forum: Widespread struggle for affordability, but few solutions

Brooklyn Heights
“I don’t recognize my neighborhood anymore,” said Victor Li of Kensington. “No one can stop the developers.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park announces new board member Amelia Wilson

DUMBO
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is pleased to announce the election of Amelia Wilson to the organization’s Board of Directors. The election took place at the Conservancy’s June 22 board meeting.
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Colton says city’s trash plant plan is ‘not progressive’

Bensonhurst
Undaunted by the uphill battle he is facing in his fight to keep the city from building a trash processing plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront, Assemblyman Bill Colton said now is not the time to give up. In fact, things might be on the upswing, he hinted. … Full Article

Tragic accident in Cobble Hill Wednesday feet from closed LICH in Brooklyn

Cobble Hill
Police and emergency units on Wednesday swarmed the off-ramp of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) at Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street, just feet from the now-shuttered Long Island College Hospital (LICH), after a gruesome accident where a car plowed into the back of a large flatbed truck after … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 25

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

PHOTO: Spike Lee honored for 'Do The Right Thing' anniversary

Brooklyn Boro
At Brooklyn Borough Hall Tuesday morning, President Eric Adams joined Spike Lee, the producer/writer/director of Do the Right Thing, to honor the Academy Award-winning film’s 25th anniversary and announce a free block party to be he … Full Article

Gentile drafts bill to crack down on developers gutting buildings

Bay Ridge
Alarmed at the increasing incidents in Bay Ridge in which developers are buying one-family homes, gutting the structures and then turning them into multiple unit dwellings in an apparent violation of the city’s building code, Councilman Vincent Gentile said he is drafting legislation aimed at hel … Full Article

DOT installing safety features on Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge
Bay Ridge's Fourth Avenue should be a lot easier, and safer, to cross after August. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 24

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

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