Like Betty Smith’s “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” Albert Mazza’s “A Teacher Grows in Brooklyn” is a coming-of-age story that traces a young individual’s roots and life-changing encounters in Brooklyn and beyond. … Full Article
Standing in front of a flood map that showed Coney Island, Red Hook and Sunset Park as danger zones, scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig told a gathering of transportation professionals on Tuesday that the sea level is rising, storms are increasing, and our mass transit and highway systems had bet … Full Article
After a monthlong strike, the New York City school bus drivers have returned to their routes. The strike forced thousands of students—many of whom are disabled—to take taxis, public transportation or car services to school. … Full Article
Brooklyn politicians, businesspeople and residents are up in arms – so to speak – about the head of the National Rifle Association’s comments about the area in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article
Councilman Domenic Recchia Jr., who flirted with the idea of running for Brooklyn borough president and then city comptroller before rejecting both bids, has apparently found a public office more to his liking. He has announced his intention to run for congress. … Full Article
Workers at the low end of the economic ladder deserve a raise in the minimum wage, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who voted in favor of increasing the salary from $7.25 an hour to $9.00. … Full Article
If it ain't broke ... you know the rest.
For the first time in their history on Coney Island, the Brooklyn Cyclones will have the same man in the dugout and along the third-base line for the third consecutive summer. … Full Article