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Monique Chandler-Waterman (left) and Farah Louis (right) are the two frontrunners in the June 25 election. Photos via the candidates' campaigns.

Front-runners for City Council seat get a boost

June 21 | Paula Katinas

It’s like déjà vu all over again, as Yogi Berra used to say. Councilmember Farah Louis won her Central Brooklyn seat in a special election on May 14, but just a few short weeks after being sworn into office she already has to run for re-election. This time, Louis is running in a Democratic primary […]

Bay Ridge is getting a new bike lane network after all

June 21 | Meaghan McGoldrick

The Department of Transportation will move forward with a batch of proposed bike lanes for Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, despite the recommendations made by Community Board 10 earlier this week to nix or further study part of the plan. At its last general meeting before breaking for the summer, the board voted not to […]

Bay Ridge board turns down Third Avenue bike lane, okays others

June 19 | Meaghan McGoldrick

A southern Brooklyn board is asking the Department of Transportation to draw up new plans to expand the local bike network for the second time, despite a round of revisions that resulted from previous board requests and a broader town hall. At its last general meeting before breaking for the summer, Community Board 10 voted […]

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