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Greenfield’s idea: Make city shovel snowy sidewalks, have property owners pay

Borough Park
If a property owner is too lazy to shovel the snow from their sidewalk, the city should do it and then charge them. … Full Article

De Blasio and homeless services department announce reforms to two large shelters

Brooklyn Boro
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) Commissioner Gilbert Taylor today announced the administration’s plan to convert the Auburn Family Shelter and the Catherine Street Family Shelter – two of the largest city owned and operated family shelters – into facilities that … Full Article

Fundraiser announced for Min Lin, who was tragically killed in Bay Ridge snowstorm

Brooklyn Boro
Friday afternoon, the Brooklyn Branch of the Chinese American Planning Council (CPC) together with Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez and Council Member Carlos Menchaca announce a fundraiser to support the Lin Family in the aftermath of Sunset Park resident Min Lin’s tragic death on Feb. 13. … Full Article

Security cameras aimed at Borough Park, Midwood streets

Midwood
If you’re walking down the street in Borough Park or Midwood, be aware that Big Brother is watching you. … Full Article

All Roads Lead Back to Brooklyn: Travel writer Joe Brancatelli never forgets his roots

Brooklyn native and Business Travel writer Joe Brancatelli was born on East 18th Street in Brooklyn, where he lived until he was five years old. … Full Article

Announcement of plans for original Junior’s saddens Brooklynites, others

Brooklyn Boro
Junior’s, the venerable restaurant and cheesecake emporium at Flatbush and DeKalb avenues, is up for sale, and observers say the site is likely tobe  redeveloped into a luxury condo development – but with a Junior’s on the ground-floor level.  … Full Article

De Blasio takes on its growing pothole problem

New York City
New York City has declared war on potholes. Mayor Bill de Blasio personally filled in one on Thursday on a Queens street. The potholes have become a scourge on the city's roads amid one of the worst winters in recent years. … Full Article

Sunk, but undefeated, Brooklyn man tries solo row across Atlantic

Brooklyn Boro
A tenacious New Yorker who has been trying for nearly a decade to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, but has been plagued by bad luck, shipwreck and maybe a little early naiveté, plans to embark on his fourth attempt at the epic journey sometime this week. … Full Article

Vietnam veteran finally gets his medals after 45 year wait

Bay Ridge
It was the moment Ted Montuori waited 45 years to see. … Full Article

Junior's selling iconic Flatbush Avenue location

Brooklyn Boro
Junior's is selling its iconic flagship location at the corner of DeKalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue Extension that's been a Brooklyn landmark since it opened in 1950, acco … Full Article

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