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Greenfield predicts success for muni-meter pay app

Councilmember David Greenfield, who co-sponsored legislation last year to allow the city’s motorists to pay Muni Meter parking fees with their smartphones, hailed a decision made by the New York Department of Transportation (DOT) to adopt an app-based payment system. … Full Article

Golden sides with de Blasio in gravity knife debate

State Sen. Marty Golden, one of the leading Republican voices in the city, doesn’t usually agree with Democrat Bill de Blasio on issues, but Bay Ridge lawmaker is on the same side as the mayor when it comes to gravity knives. … Full Article

Hikind blasts anti-Israel speech by Kerry

State Assemblymember Dov Hikind, a Brooklyn lawmaker who has made frequent trips to Israel during his years as an elected official, came out swinging against President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry in the wake of Kerry’s blistering critique of Israel on Wednesday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge resident tells MTA, ‘New Yorkers deserve a break’

Calling the proposed transit fare increase proposal “absurd,” a Bay Ridge resident who testified at an MTA hearing suggested that the agency scrap the controversial plan and concentrate instead on improving service on the city’s buses and subways. … Full Article

Brooklyn to show up in force at post-inauguration protest

Brooklyn is going to make its presence felt in a big way at a nationally organized protest set to take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th president of the U.S. … Full Article

U.N. anti-Israel vote finds contempt from both sides of House

The vote by the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israeli settlements on the West Bank has drawn sharp criticism from Brooklyn lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in the House of Representatives. … Full Article

Ready for Christmas in Dyker Heights

The elaborate and over-the-top Christmas decorations that Dyker Heights residents put up outside their homes each holiday season garner worldwide attention and lure thousands of tourists to the neighborhood. … Full Article

Malliotakis IDNYC lawsuit goes back to court Jan. 5

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis is spending the holiday season preparing for another day in court over her lawsuit to stop the de Blasio administration from destroying records of IDNYC card applications. A judge has set a hearing date of Jan. 5. … Full Article

Seth Low Playground reopens after 1st phase of renovation

A Bensonhurst park named after an early 20th century mayor of New York City is revamped for the 21st century thanks to a $4.5 million renovation project that was largely funded through the efforts of a local lawmaker. … Full Article

Community Board 10 salutes Bay Ridge auxiliary cops

Community Board 10 starts off each of its monthly meetings with a tradition called “Honor of the Pledge,” in which a well known figure from Bay Ridge or Dyker Heights leads the board in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. For its Dec. … Full Article


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