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Brennan says he will not run for re-election

James Brennan, who was first elected to the New York State Assembly in 1984, is retiring. Brennan (D-Park Slope-Windsor Terrace-Kensington) announced on his Facebook page on Tuesday that he will not be running for re-election in November. … Full Article

A sampler of Bushwick development and property sales

Heaven help me! I'm surrounded by wrap-around residential development where a church stood until recently. … Full Article

Beauty and blight in Bushwick

Seriously. Get rid of the graffiti already. The owner of the former Ridgewood Masonic Temple at 1054 Bushwick Ave. needs to clean up the city landmark ASAP. … Full Article

KFC? Yes siree!

Finger Lickin' Good. The developer who's going to tear down a Bushwick Avenue KFC and replace it with a six-story mixed-use building also bought three other Brooklyn Kentucky Fried Chicken locations, city Finance Department records reveal. … Full Article

Looming L train shutdown dampens demand for Bushwick development sites

The L train shutdown is looming. Already, it's dampening demand among purchasers of development sites in one of our favorite places, Bushwick.   … Full Article

Jo Anne Simon announces bid for re-election to Assembly

A host of city and state elected officials stood on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall with Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon on Tuesday as she announced that she will seek re-election to represent the 52nd Assembly District for another two years. … Full Article

Radiant roses reign in Brooklyn Botanic Garden

It's prime time for these posies. Brooklyn Botanic Garden's roses are ready for their closeup. … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Eagle tours USS Bainbridge, ship that rescued Captain Phillips from Somali pirates

One of the—if not the most—prestigious and famed naval ships in the U.S. Navy’s history docked at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook on Wednesday for Fleet Week New York. … Full Article

Pols push for services for homeless LGBT young adults

There are many young LGBT adults who are homeless because they have been rejected by their families and don’t want to sleep in shelters out of fear that they will be bullied and harassed, according to three of Brooklyn’s elected officials who are working together on a possible solution. … Full Article

Brooklyn serves those who serve at Fleet Week welcome in Red Hook

Fleet Week returned to Brooklyn in grand style, making up for a hiatus of several years, as two of the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke class destroyers, Farragut and Bainbridge, and the U.S. … Full Article


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