Asian-Americans solidify political clout by forming Democratic club

Hoping to harness the city’s burgeoning Asian-American population into a major political force, community leaders have formed a new political club and have established an ambitious agenda aimed at registering large number of Asian-Americans to vote and pushing elected officials to start pay … Full Article

Charter Day to celebrate scholarship and Brooklyn leaders

St. Francis College will celebrate its top students and Brooklyn’s top leaders in government, business and education with the 132nd Charter Day convocation on Friday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in the College’s Founders Hall (at 180 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights). … Full Article

Officials: Keep Social Security disability review office in Brooklyn

Thousands of disabled Brooklynites will have a hard time getting to hearings on the status of their disability claims if the Social Security Administration moves its disability review office out of Downtown Brooklyn, says U.S. Reps. … Full Article

Gillibrand, Clarke urge National Park Service to place Crown Heights North Historic District on National Register of Historic Places

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke on Thursday wrote to the National Park Service urging for Crown Heights North Historic District to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. … Full Article

De Blasio, Pelosi visit Brooklyn school to tout Universal pre-K

House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi visited Brooklyn on Wednesday to showcase a pre-K program at P.S. 123 in Bushwick with U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña. … Full Article

NYC wants Wyckoff Gardens residents to offer advice on upcoming NYCHA development

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) on Wednesday said it is seeking residents to join advisory committees at Wyckoff Gardens in Boerum Hill and Holmes Towers in Manhattan, the first two sites to be tapped for Mayor de Blasio’s NextGen Neighborhoods initiative. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy elects Mark Baker Board Chairman

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy announced today that Mark Baker has been elected Chair of its Board of Directors. Baker succeeds Nancy Bowe who has chaired the Conservancy's board since 2011. … Full Article

Construction progress at the King & Sullivan Red Hook Townhomes site

The bulldozers are rumbling at a site near Van Brunt Street in Red Hook that's got enough room for 22 townhouses. The name of the project is the King & Sullivan Red Hook Townhomes. The developer is Sanba Partners. … Full Article

What's next for Est4te Four's Red Hook Innovation Studios project?

And Where Do We Go From Here? (That's a line from a David Essex song, which Def Leppard also sang.) Executives from Est4te Four might be asking themselves that question about their mammoth Red Hook Innovation Studios development site. … Full Article

Red Hook gets some love from Chanel

We found it in a glossy magazine the other day — a visual Valentine to Red Hook. It's from the famed French fashion house, Chanel. … Full Article


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