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Amidst the borough’s housing crisis, proposed solutions have often left out an important element: Making sure eligible residents know how to apply for newly-constructed affordable units, and  … Full Article

What a mess! G subway line shutting down for 5 weeks

Greenpoint
Beginning Friday night, a portion of the G subway line that connects Brooklyn and Queens will be shut down for five weeks. The MTA says there will be no service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint and Court Square in Long Island City until Sept. 2. … Full Article

Arab-Americans distribute safety tips for mosques

Bay Ridge
In the wake of two anti-Muslim attacks outside Brooklyn mosques, Arab-American leaders are urging members of their community to consult a booklet offering tips on keeping religious institutions safe. … Full Article

‘Avonte’s Law,’ to alarm NYC school doors, passes City Council

New York City
After several highly publicized incidents where children slipped unnoticed out of school buildings, the New York City Council passed legislation on Thursday to install door alarms in public schools. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for July 24

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

Far behind, or right on time? Nostrand Avenue construction timetable remains unclear

Bedford-Stuyvesant
UPDATE: A response from the DDC indicates the source of confusion is the result of two overlapping projects–a full reconfiguration of the roadway and the installation of select bus service. … Full Article

New Fort Hamilton commander has close ties to Brooklyn

Bay Ridge
Col. Joseph D. Davidson, the new commanding officer of the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton, officially assumed his new post at the fort Wednesday morning during a ceremony filled with military tradition. … Full Article

Complaints: Brooklyn Bridge construction noise, dust ruining neighbors' health

Brooklyn Heights
Residents living next to the Brooklyn Bridge say that years of non-stop noise and dust from the long-running bridge rehab project is ruining their sleep and their health. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for July 23

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

Brooklyn Defender Services reaches out to Brooklynites in Bed-Stuy

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Nella was struggling with an issue with her landlord, but had no idea how to go about handling it. … Full Article

Coalition condemns attacks on Brooklyn Muslims

Bay Ridge
Leaders from the Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities came together for a press conference in Bay Ridge on Tuesday to denounce two shocking acts of religious intolerance against Muslims that took over the weekend. … Full Article

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