HUNT BEGINS FOR LICH SAVIOR: SUNY issues 'Request for Information'

The State University of New York's (SUNY) issued a public Request for Information (RFI) on Wednesday, to formally solicit interest from hospital operators or others to take over Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill. … Full Article

Bloomberg’s wrong on stop and frisk, DA candidate claims

Brooklyn District Attorney candidate Ken Thompson charged that Michael Bloomberg is dead wrong on the issue of stop and frisk and said the mayor should stop police from employing the controversial procedure. … Full Article

PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN: Wage-and-hour lawsuits mount at Brooklyn Federal Court

Federal courts around the country are seeing a rise in the number of lawsuit filed for wage and hour violations. … Full Article

NY ethics board: Lopez sex report will be public — eventually

ALBANY — The state ethics board says its report into accusations that Assemblyman Vito Lopez sexually harassed young, women staffers will soon be made public. … Full Article

NYC: Citi Bike will generate $36M in economic activity

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan on Tuesday announced Citi Bike is expected to create 170 jobs and generate $36 million in local economic activity annually.  … Full Article

OPINION: Big decisions need bigger public input

“The initiative, referendum and recall.” Those three concepts were listed in my college political science book under the heading, “More solutions from the laboratory of democracy.”
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Acclaimed writer to celebrate book launch in Cobble Hill

Benjamin Percy’s latest novel, “Red Moon” (Grand Central Publishing; On-Sale: May 7, 2013), is an explosive and deeply layered literary thriller set in the American West. … Full Article

Eve Ensler, ‘Vagina Monologues’ playwright, speaks

Best known for her play “The Vagina Monologues,” feminist writer and activist Eve Ensler has devoted much of her life to educating the world about the  … Full Article

Bill de Blasio’s former deputy wants his job

While Bill de Blasio is busy running for mayor, his former deputy is trying to move up the ladder to take his job as the city’s public advocate. … Full Article


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