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Brooklyn Today April 21: "Dorm Room Chef" Moves to Brooklyn and more

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 60°, Night 51°, scattered showers … Full Article

Report: As homelessness increases, Brooklyn stands to lose thousands of units of affordable housing

The Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness (ICPH) has released a report analyzing trends of homelessness in New York City, with snapshots of each of the 51 City Council districts. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Tree Fund to hold annual sale

You know that spring has finally arrived when you stroll down the charming streets of Cobble Hill and see the cherry blossoms in full bloom along with fragrant dogwoods and sweet magnolia trees. … Full Article

$13 a pack? De Blasio wants highest cigarette prices in US

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for the nation's biggest city to also be the country's priciest spot to buy a pack of smokes. De Blasio is backing an effort to raise the price of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, which he says would be the nation's highest. … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio launches new, unified ferry service for NYC Waterway riders

On this sultry Monday morning, low-hanging clouds threatened rain as Mayor Bill de Blasio and a crew of business and political leaders cruised triumphantly into Brooklyn’s Pier One aboard the ferry vessel “Lunchbox.” Named by second-grade students from Bay Ridge’s P.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 20: We Might Be Getting That 27-Acre Waterfront Park After All, more

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 64°, Night 49°, rain likely … Full Article
Squibb Park Bridge Finally Reopens

After 3 years, Squibb Park Bridge reopens in Brooklyn (Just not so bouncy)

After being shut down in 2014, "bouncy" Squibb Park Bridge once again connects Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. The popular 450-foot-long wooden bridge reopened Wednesday, to the delight of park goers. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Boy Scout Troop 13 offers community service

On a warm, sunny Saturday afternoon, members of Bay Ridge Boy Scout Troop 13 from St. Anselm painted the concrete and wooden benches that line Shore Road. The Eagle Scouts undertook the project in an effort to help beautify the surrounding neighborhood. … Full Article

Lafayette HS grad is culinary specialist in U.S. Navy

A Brooklyn-born graduate of Lafayette High School is serving in the U.S. … Full Article

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