In response to complaints from Midwood residents about traffic problems around Friends Field, the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) has erected signs around the popular recreation spo … Full Article

Fort Hamilton obstacle course tests skills of athletes

Civilians will get the chance to feel what it’s like to be in basic training if they take part in a special charity event at the historic U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge in September. … Full Article

Controversy grows over plans to redevelop Bedford-Union Armory

As if the current steamy weather wasn't enough, angry community groups are turning up the heat in their opposition to the planned redevelopment of the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights. … Full Article

Activists not mellow over ’Melo’s link to Armory project

For New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, it may be game time at the Rio Olympics, but it’s shame time in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Chief of public transit systems in NYC, Boston, London dies

Robert Kiley, who is credited with revitalizing and modernizing public transportation networks in New York, Boston and London, has died. He was 80. … Full Article

Amtrak settlements silencing crash victims

Amtrak has started settling lawsuits with victims of last year's deadly derailment in Philadelphia, and lawyers involved in the process say a strict confidentiality provision prevents them and their clients from talking about how they're doing or how much money they've received. … Full Article

Watchdog Group: Prospect Park among 5 most crime-ridden parks in NYC

Brooklyn’s Prospect Park is listed among the top five New York City parks with the most overall crime between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016, according to the New York Post. … Full Article

Friendship Day celebrates Brooklyn’s ethnic diversity

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams marched arm-in-arm with Muslim-American veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as scores of New Yorkers from more than 80 countries who bore the flags of 195 nations. … Full Article

NYC officials seek ways to expand Brooklyn Bridge's walkway

Transportation officials in New York City say they're exploring options to expand the Brooklyn Bridge's walkway to accommodate pedestrian and bicycle traffic. … Full Article

Pols say Seventh Ave. evacuation is proof strict laws needed

A decision by the Department of Buildings (DOB) to order tenants of a Dyker Heights house to vacate the premises on Aug. 4 is proof that stricter laws are needed to prevent illegal home conversions in Brooklyn, according to local lawmakers. … Full Article


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