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EPA to National Grid: It's time to pay for the Gowanus Canal cleanup

It's only a drop in the bucket, but a historic milestone nonetheless. The Environmental Protection Agency and National Grid agreed on a $100 million settlement that will go towards cleaning up the notoriously toxic Gowanus Canal. … Full Article

New spaces, new jobs bring centennial hope to Brooklyn Army Terminal

City officials and new Brooklyn Army Terminal tenants on Thursday cut the ribbon on 500,000 square feet of space to host over 1,000 new jobs in celebration of the waterfront location’s 100th birthday. … Full Article

Sunset Parkers fear truck mishap from Marine Terminal

Community Board 7, which covers Sunset Park, is reportedly asking that officials who are planning the soon-to-be reactivated shipping hub at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal conduct a study to determine how the facility would impact truck traffic in the already truck-congested neighborhood. … Full Article

Park Slope's Ninth Street remodeled to protect cyclists and pedestrians

Fulfilling his promise to do something about the dangerous stretch of road near Prospect Park, Mayor de Blasio has plans for a new design of Ninth Street between Prospect Avenue and Third Avenue. … Full Article

Park Slope artist’s work featured on LinkNYC kiosks

The city’s LinkNYC kiosks are being turned into mini art galleries, thanks to an innovative new program that allows paintings to be posted on the sidewalk structures. … Full Article

LIU-Brooklyn baseball continues ‘mission’ in S.C. regional

The Long Island University Brooklyn baseball team hasn’t lost a game in three weeks, reeling off seven straight victories with its season on the line. … Full Article

Speeding car crashes through Bed-Stuy cafe, injuring four

An out-of-control car crashed through the front of The Civil Service Cafe on Thursday morning. The normally quiet Bedford-Stuyvesant cafe on the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Clifton Place went into chaos around 8:40 a.m. as four people were injured in the high-speed collision. … Full Article

After Park Slope tragedy, de Blasio pushes for pedestrian safety and reinstallation of speed-cameras

Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state legislature Thursday to immediately reauthorize, but also expand, the life-saving program that is in danger of expiring at the end of this month in Albany.  … Full Article

VIDEO: Birding along the Gowanus Canal

With the Gowanus Canal, one of the country’s most polluted waterways, undergoing recovery, a 2016 independent study found some species of birds are returning to its waters. A group of citizens toured the canal last Thursday to check out the growing number of wildlife. … Full Article


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