With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday expanded the DUMBO Business Improvement District (BID) to include the former Jehovah's Witnesses' buildings in DUMBO along Prospect and S … Full Article
A Brooklyn man wants to help house Muslim refugees by sheltering them in — of all places — Trump Tower.
Social entrepreneur Jonah Bliss has started an Indigogo campaign to raise the roughly $60,000 it will cost to do this. … Full Article
The snowstorm that hit New York City last week also brought sub-freezing temperatures to the region and added to homeowners’ worries over the possibility of water pipes freezing or even rupturing. … Full Article
Bay Ridge, for many of the residents who live there, is like a small town. And to demonstrate that the community has a Middle-America feel, a local charity group is organizing a pancake breakfast for the entire neighborhood. … Full Article
Brooklyn Heights lost two iconic figures recently. Both were out of the public eye for a while, due to failing health, but each set a high bar for great accomplishments in their respective heydays. … Full Article
NEW YORK — Family Celebrates: Sarah Assali, 19, left, who just arrived from Syria, is embraced by her brother Tawfik Assali, 21, upon her and other family members' arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday. Attorneys said Dr. … Full Article