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Downtown Brooklyn Partnership to install smart waste, recycling system

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) on Monday announced the installation of Bigbelly’s smart waste and recycling system throughout Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Adams has $500,000 surprise for Hamilton

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams had a big surprise in store for state Sen. Jesse Hamilton after the legislator held a press conference to announce the start of a new program aimed at helping kids from low-income families to get a jump on digital technology. … Full Article

NYC seeks to recover money made off transit impostor's film

To Hollywood, a transit impostor with a long history of posing as a New York City subway worker driving trains is rich material for a movie. But to transit officials, Darius McCollum is a criminal who shouldn't profit off his behavior. … Full Article

Monday March 21, Our World In Pictures

HAVANA — Obama Makes History: U.S. President Barack Obama, center, walks in the rain with first lady Michelle Obama, who is holding the arm of her mother Marian Robinson, during a walking tour of the city on Sunday. Obama became the first U.S. … Full Article

Offshore wind farms coming soon to NY coast

The slim, swift blades of wind turbines are one step closer to New York waters. The federal government has designated an offshore area less than 20 miles southeast of Brooklyn to lease to companies operating the turbines. … Full Article

Gentile praises de Blasio plan to expand city ferry service

Councilmember Vincent Gentile praised Mayor Bill de Blasio’s selection of a vendor to operate the city’s much anticipated expanded ferry service and said the choice sets the stage for a new era of transportation in New York. … Full Article

New York Water Taxi threatens shutdown, charging unfair competition

New York Water Taxi’s trademark yellow boats have been a common sight in New York Harbor since 2002.  … Full Article

Sit! Stay! NYC dogs to get place at the table at restaurants

New York City restaurants with outdoor tables will soon be able to welcome four-legged guests under new rules announced by the city Health Department. … Full Article

New York City is upgrading security at its homeless shelters

New York City will re-establish a domestic violence program in homeless shelters as part of broader efforts to upgrade security at the facilities, where family incidents are the most common form of violence, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn native serves aboard Navy’s newest carrier

A 2010 New Utrecht High School graduate and Brooklyn native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier PCU Gerald R. … Full Article

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