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A Request for Proposals (RFP) will soon be issued for the 10-year, $1.7 billion project to rehabilitate the crumbling, 62-year-old Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning th … Full Article

City to issue RFP for $1.7B Brooklyn Heights BQE rehab design in May

A Request for Proposals (RFP) will soon be issued for the 10-year, $1.7 billion project to rehabilitate the crumbling, 62-year-old Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. … Full Article

Cops shut down Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 following violence, threats

Citing large crowds, violent incidents and death threats on Facebook, police closed down Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 on Wednesday afternoon, leaving hundreds of teens and youngsters milling about the park or headed for other playgrounds. … Full Article

Residents to vote on new Union Street Bridge, could affect Gowanus Canal cleanup

For more than a century, the Union Street Bridge has afforded Brooklynites a safe and dry passage over the heinous waters of the Gowanus Canal. … Full Article

Brooklyn boaters say prime sailing area at risk

Brooklyn boaters are up in arms over a maritime company’s push to install a barge mooring in New York Harbor close to the site of a new marina in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

City releases $150K study revealing new details on proposed Brooklyn-Queens streetcar line

In February, Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed a $2.5 billion streetcar line dubbed the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) that would run along the Brooklyn waterfront from Sunset Park to Astoria, Queens.   … Full Article

De Blasio proposes $183 tax credit on water bill

Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Bay Ridge on Monday, proposed a one-time $183 credit that he wants 664,000 homeowners to find in their water bills this summer, and said it was part of an effort by his administration to “right a wrong.” … Full Article

EPA, DEP reach preliminary agreement on locations for Gowanus CSO retention tanks

The cleanup of the notorious Gowanus Canal — referred to by some as arguably the dirtiest waterway in America — took a small step in the right direction this month. … Full Article

BP Adams led memorial bike ride to honor cyclists recently killed in crashes

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams led about 50 community residents and cycling advocates on a bike ride on Sunday to honor two cyclists recently killed in crashes and to demand enforcement of the traffic laws that could have saved their lives. … Full Article

Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC

After a successful attack on corruption in New York's state government, the hard-charging federal prosecutor in Manhattan appears to have set his sights on New York City. … Full Article

A.G. Schneiderman probing NYC voting snafus

Saying he had received more than a thousand complaints during the course of the Primary Election on Tuesday, NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday opened an investigation into alleged improprieties by the NYC Board of Elections. … Full Article

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