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From left: Assemblymember Jaime Williams of southeastern Brooklyn (D-59); Ken Spencer, chairman of the U.S. Park Police, FOP; Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-11/Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island); and City Councilmember Joann Ariola (R-32/Jamaica Bay and Rockaway).Photos: Wayne Daren Schneiderman/Brooklyn Eagle

Bipartisan officials address migrant issue: ‘A national crisis in our backyard,’ hope to cancel shelter lease at Floyd Bennett 

January 29 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman  

FLOYD BENNETT FIELD – A rainy and foggy morning served as the backdrop for a bipartisan group of elected officials — which included Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island) — seeking to revoke the migrant shelter lease at Floyd Bennett Field on Thursday. The objective at the modestly attended press conference was to urge U.S. […]

The exterior of Michael’s of Brooklyn

For 60 years, an Italian gem has been treasured by cognoscenti

January 25 | Andrew Cotto

It’s a wintery night in Marine Park. The wind off Jamaica Bay rattles street signs and shakes the treetops of this low-slung neighborhood. But Mother Nature, even in a brutal mood, is no match for the fortress of stone, cleaved on the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Avenue R, where Italian cuisine and conviviality have […]

Immigrants run in the rain towards the tents at migrant housing location at Floyd Bennett Field

New York City built a migrant tent camp on a remote former airfield. Then winter arrived

January 12 | Philip Marcelo and Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press

When New York City officials erected a sprawling tent complex on a remote former airport in Brooklyn to house asylum-seeking migrants this fall, many of the recent arrivals and their advocates questioned the wisdom of placing thousands of people in a flood zone, miles from schools and other services, just as winter set in. Those […]