You'll be paying less money to fill up your gas tank if Republican state lawmakers get their way. And your Con Ed bill might go down, too.A trio of Republican members of the State Assembly is advocating for tax cuts as a way of stimulating the economy. … Full Article
Borough President Marty Markowitz found the perfect wedding gift to celebrate the recent nuptials of a former aide and his new wife. So what did he give the happy couple? China? Flatware? A bedroom set?
Markowitz issued a borough proclamation! … Full Article
Bay Ridge civic leaders want the city to step on the brakes instead of driving through a controversial plan to reconfigure a long stretch of Fourth Avenue to make the heavily-crossed thoroughfare safer for pedestrians. … Full Article
A veteran New York City bus driver has died following a collision with a tractor-trailer in Brooklyn.
Rosa Eubanks was on her way to work at the Flatbush bus depot on Tuesday when the accident occurred. … Full Article
The shoes normally displayed in the front window of Areosoles, a store on 86th Street in Bay Ridge, had to share space with “Autumn Night,” a painting depicting terrifying bats flying past a full moon on their way to perform evil deeds. … Full Article
Saying that it makes sense for voters to elect a candidate with financial sector experience to serve as the comptroller, US Rep. Michael Grimm announced on Tuesday he is endorsing Republican John Burnett for the job of watchdog over the city’s money. … Full Article
A cop was struck by a car and was critically injured while working to reopen the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to traffic following overnight construction on Sunday, according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials. … Full Article