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From left: Linda Assini, Dr. Roy Olsen and Susan Brown are among those fighting for historic district status for Doctor's Row. Eagle photo by Paula Katinas

Doctor’s Row one step closer to becoming Bay Ridge’s first historic district

May 17 | Paula Katinas

The residents of a picturesque Bay Ridge block moved a step closer on Tuesday to winning their fight for landmarking, an achievement that would establish the first historic district in the neighborhood. Neighborhood residents, preservation experts, Community Board 10 representatives and local lawmakers testified in front of the city’s Landmark Preservation Commission on Tuesday, either […]

It’s official: Hundreds more speed cameras are on the way

May 13 | Paula Katinas

Come summer, there will be five times as many speed cameras on the streets of New York City as there are today. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill sponsored by State Sen. Andrew Gounardes to increase the number and reach of the devices in school zones. “This bill will increase the number from 140 to 750 […]

Two-way bridge toll would bring $10-15 million to MTA, pols say

April 29 | Paula Katinas

Bringing two-way tolls back to the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge would have a big economic benefit that could wind up giving residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island better transit service, according to U.S. Rep. Max Rose, one of three lawmakers pushing legislation to scrap the span’s one-way toll system. Rose claims that reinstituting two-way tolls would provide […]

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