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Cuomo showers state money on Central Brooklyn community gardens

Central Brooklyn just got a lot greener. Gov. Andrew Cuomo brought a present from the state to Crown Heights on Thursday when he officially announced $3.1 million in grants to improve 22 community gardens in Central Brooklyn. … Full Article

Fund for victim killed in wrong-way Belt Parkway crash surpasses $20,000 goal

“He was just such an amazing individual,” said DanceWorks company owner Lisa Mara about dancer and friend Gerald Obah, whose remarkable life was cut short in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 12, by a fatal car accident on the Belt Parkway. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 19: Alloy Development Buys 2 DUMBO Buildings for $50 Million

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 84°, Night 69°, Sunny … Full Article

R Train repairs push back 4th Avenue redesign

Bike lane repairs to Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park have been delayed to accommodate repairs to MTA’s R train tunnel below, pushing back the construction of surface bike lanes until next year or later. Only 10 blocks of the avenue – between 54th and 64th streets – will be built according to the red … Full Article

Report: Alloy Development buys 2 DUMBO buildings for $50 Million

Brooklyn-based Alloy Development is reportedly purchasing two interconnected buildings in DUMBO for more than $50 million.  … Full Article

Pre BQE rehab, DOT searches for warehouse walls below Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Remnants of historic warehouses still exist under the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and the Department of Transportation is working to figure out where they are before starting the upcoming $1.9 billion rehabilitation of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. … Full Article

Adams, Brooklyn, Queens leaders offer workshops for immigrants

In the wake of a shocking incident in which a Muslim woman was verbally harassed by a fellow passenger on an S53 bus traveling from Bay Ridge to Staten Island, an attack that was captured on video, elected officials and immigration rights advocates in Brooklyn and Queens are planning to hold work … Full Article

MTA mulling changes to B82 Select Bus Service plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which was all set to introduce Select Bus Service (SBS) to the B82 line in Brooklyn this summer, pulled back and is still tinkering with the plan after the agency’s original proposal was met with skepticism and concern from local elected offi … Full Article

New mural coming to Sunset Park's Bush Terminal

t’s a team effort beautifying Sunset Park. … Full Article

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