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Six community groups and co-op boards in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn have formed a consortium to fight off a plan to build a 49-story luxury-apartment tower with affordable units in Down … Full Article

Bay Ridge, Sunset Park ready for National Night Out

National Night Out, an event which started out 32 years ago as a defiant call for law abiding citizens to take their streets back from criminals, has evolved over the ensuing decades into a celebration of the police-community partnership that has helped lower the crime rate in the U.S. … Full Article

NYC DEP investigating Bay Ridge sinkhole

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is investigating to determine the cause of a partial street collapse on 79th Street in Bay Ridge that left a large hole in the middle of the roadway on Tuesday. No one was injured. … Full Article

Bratton says he won't remain NYPD commissioner past 2017

Law enforcement heavyweight William Bratton confirmed on Monday that he will not remain head of the NYPD past the end of Mayor Bill de Blasio's first term in 2017. … Full Article

Monday July 25, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Heat Strikes Northeast: Tourists and other pedestrians brave temperatures in the low 90s as they walk across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday. … Full Article

Gravesend trash plant foes demand halt to construction

A 6-foot-long metal piece blew off the roof of a trash processing plant under construction in Gravesend, prompting renewed calls by local environmentalists for the city to bring the project to a halt. … Full Article

L train between Manhattan and Brooklyn to close for 18 months starting in January 2019

An East River tunnel that carries one of New York City's most crowded subway lines will be closed for a year and a half starting in January 2019. … Full Article

Gentile secures funds to renovate home for disabled Brooklyn residents

A group home for developmentally disabled adults in Bay Ridge will undergo major renovations to make the living space more comfortable for the residents as they grow older, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile. … Full Article

Housing preservation group touts progress in Bay Ridge

Slowly but surely, the city is making progress in its fight against developers who illegally convert small homes into multi-unit dwellings in the Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights area, according to a Brooklyn housing preservation group whose leaders issued a newsletter touting recent successes. … Full Article

Affordable housing and community gardens preserved in Columbia District deal

The sale of a long-vacant lot will generate the funds to preserve 28 units of existing affordable housing in the Columbia Waterfront District, seed the creation of up to 70 new units of affordable housing in Red Hook, and protect two local community gardens. … Full Article

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