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LinkNYC kiosks not a hit with everyone

Hundreds of 9-1/2-foot-tall LinkNYC kiosks — which provide free phone, Wi-Fi service and USB charging stations — have been installed across the city, with more coming every day. … Full Article
 

City reduces alternate side rules in Greenpoint, Williamsburg

The cleanliness of Greenpoint and Williamsburg residents has led to a gift from the de Blasio administration: a sharp reduction in the number of alternate side parking days. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn block party ends in guilty plea for gun possession

A 31-year-old man from Crown Heights pleaded guilty to gun possession on Monday after he was arrested and sent to jail for getting caught with a pistol during a block party. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn officials protest state budget cuts to school health clinics

The state is poised to reduce funds for a program that helps keep disadvantaged children healthy, reduces school absenteeism — and actually saves the state money. … Full Article
 

What the heck is this doing here? LinkNYC kiosks not a hit with everyone

Hundreds of 9-1/2-foot-tall LinkNYC kiosks — which provide phone, Wi-Fi service and a charging station — have been installed across the city, with more coming every day. … Full Article
 

Civic festival brings de Blasio, Stringer, other elected officials to Prospect Park

Get Organized BK, a civic organization founded by City Councilmember Brad Lander, who represents Brooklyn’s 39th district, and Rabbi Rachel Timoner of Congregation Beth Elohim sponsored an afternoon of community awareness in Prospect Park on Tuesday, July 25. … Full Article
 

Judge remands man who tried to grab cop's gun

A man who was previously released without bail by a Brooklyn judge after he allegedly tried to grab a cop’s gun in a Bushwick precinct, was put in handcuffs Thursday when a different judge ordered a psychiatrist test. … Full Article
 

The Green-Wood Cemetery will host unique Tisha B’Av Lamentations service

The Green-Wood Cemetery will be host to a new event on Monday — Lament at Green-Wood — to commemorate one of the most solemn days on the Hebrew calendar. … Full Article
 

Hamilton says turnstile jumping shouldn’t be crime

An astonishing 92 percent of New York City residents arrested for turnstile jumping in subways are people of color, according to an eye-opening report released by state Sen. Jesse Hamilton. … Full Article
 

Lawmakers blast Trump’s transgender military ban

President Donald Trump’s announcement Wednesday via Twitter that he had decided to ban transgender Americans from serving in the U.S. … Full Article
 

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