New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, is home to nearly 2.6 million residents. If Brooklyn were an independent city it would be the fourth largest city in the United States. While Brooklyn has become the epitome of ‘cool and hip’ in recent years, for those that were born here, raised families here and improved communities over the years, Brooklyn has never been ‘uncool’.

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Brooklyn judge reinstates NY mask mandate

January 26 | Raanan Geberer

New York State’s indoor mask mandate is back in effect, courtesy of an Appellate Division judge in Brooklyn. On Tuesday, Justice Robert J. Miller of the Appellate Division, Second Department on Monroe Place, temporarily blocked a ruling earlier this week by Justice Thomas Rademaker of Nassau County Supreme Court, who said that requiring masks violated […]

LeBron’s Lakers too much for depleted Nets

January 26 | John Torenli, Sports Editor

A sold-out Barclays Center was roaring Tuesday night in Downtown Brooklyn. But the noise wasn’t for the Brooklyn Nets. LeBron James scored 33 points, grabbed seven rebounds, handed out six assists, picked up three steals and blocked two shots to energize the capacity crowd of 18,126 and lead the visiting Los Angeles Lakers to a […]

A menu of policy ideas for NYC’s restaurant and nightlife recovery

January 26 | Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, New York Hospitality Alliance

New York City’s hospitality industry continues to face staggering challenges amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Several thousand restaurants, bars, and nightclubs across the five boroughs permanently shuttered and recent data show the sector still employs 75,000 fewer people compared to early 2020. And only 35 percent of New York restaurants that applied for the Restaurant […]

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