Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bold plan to create a streetcar service to run between Sunset Park and Queens, which has already won the support of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and transporta … Full Article

Brooklyn Marriott donates household items to veterans

While Mayor Bill de Blasio has made an effort to ensure a roof over every veteran's head, the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is making sure that they have plates to eat off of under those roofs. … Full Article

Tuesday Feb. 2, Our World In Pictures

IOWA — Cruz Wins Iowa: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas greets supporters during a caucus night rally on Monday in Des Moines. … Full Article

NYC helicopter deal would reduce but not eliminate tourist choppers

Helicopter operators flying tourists over the waterfront will be reducing the number of flights from Pier 6’s Downtown Manhattan Heliport (DMH) by 50 percent, the city said on Sunday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Borough Board to delay Heights Library vote

Brooklyn’s Borough Board will not be voting as planned on Tuesday on the contentious issue of the sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library site to a developer. … Full Article

Friday Jan. 29, Our World In Pictures

CONEY ISLAND — Women Stroll on Boardwalk: Two young women enjoy a walk in the shade in front of the colorful walls of world-renowned Nathan’s Famous. … Full Article

NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off

After ocean waters poured into Lower Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy, experts began dreaming up a solution: A U-shaped barrier of earthen berms, walls and gates that would keep floods out and the nation's financial capital dry. … Full Article

Is 1 Pierrepont Plaza a smart move for Brooklyn Family Court?

Brooklyn’s Family Court is considering an expansion of its current offices at 350 and 330 Jay St. to 1 Pierrepont Plaza. The news of a possible expansion surfaced following Gov. … Full Article

How much will NYC’s Blizzard of 2016 cost to clean up?

While most of the city’s major streets and highways (if not intersections) have been plowed, as of Wednesday some neighborhoods – especially in Brooklyn and Queens -- were still digging out following last weekend’s record-setting blizzard. … Full Article

Wednesday Jan. 27, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Light Catches City: A stunning view of the borough’s skyline. BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK — Pooch Plays at Park: An adorable dog enjoys the sights of the city. … Full Article

Memorial Day Parade committee plans 2016 march

The Kings County Memorial Day Parade is one of the oldest, continuously run parades in the U.S., according to organizers who are busy making plans for the 2016 version. … Full Article


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