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Lentol pushes for more cameras to catch speeding drivers

Calling Brooklyn “the perfect testing ground for traffic-calming measures,” Assemblyman Joseph Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) is pushing for more cameras to be placed at the borough’s intersections to catch drivers who speed. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn sees rapid growth in credit unions

`Brooklyn Coop’ has over 8,000 members … Full Article
 

Ribbon cut at Crown Heights supportive housing 

Officials cut the ribbon on Friday for a new affordable and supportive housing development in Crown Heights. … Full Article
 

Streets filled with color at DUMBO Arts Festival 2012

DUMBO Arts Festival 2012 attracted hundreds of thousands of art lovers to the streets, galleries and studios of DUMBO this past weekend. Executive Producer Frank Reilly said the Children’s Museum of the Arts programming was especially popular. … Full Article
 

RFP issued for long-neglected Empire Stores

Brooklyn Bridge Park on Friday released a long-awaited Request for Proposals for development and re-use of the Empire Stores warehouses in the Empire Fulton Ferry section of the park. … Full Article
 

Something fishy in DUMBO

To the bemusement of passers-by, these giant fish heads appeared to be growing out of the ground on Washington Street in DUMBO Friday morning. The heads were “planted” there by artist Ben Snead as part of the DUMBO Arts Festival, taking place Friday through Sunday.


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Lacrosse returns to Prospect Park Parade Ground

The Prospect Park Parade Ground, once "the epicenter of sports in America," will see the restoration of lacrosse competition this fall after a gap of nearly 100 years. … Full Article
 

Occupy, community groups protest at Barclays Center the night before Jay-Z’s opening concert

Protesting the unfulfilled jobs and housing promises made by developer Forest City Ratner when seeking approval for Atlantic Yards, the development that includes Barclays Center arena, guitar-playing members of Occupy Wall Street's (OWS) "Guitarmy" marched over the Brooklyn Bridge to the arena la … Full Article
 

Green-Wood recalls Revolutionary War's Battle of Brooklyn

Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered at Green-Wood Cemetery on Sunday as the Green-Wood Historic Fund commemorated the 236th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn with a day-long series of events. … Full Article
 

City Council visits Red Hook Youth Court

Councilwoman Sara M. González (D-Red Hook/Sunset Park), chair of the Juvenile Justice Committee brought her colleagues from the Council to the Red Hook Community Justice Center for a site visit. … Full Article
 

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