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Pierhouse opponents to present at Brooklyn Bridge Park CAC meeting Tuesday

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) meeting set for Tuesday night is expected to be a hot one. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library takes part in effort to preserve local history

Brooklyn Public Library is partnering with Queens Library and the Metropolitan New York Library Council in an effort to preserve neighborhood history throughout the city. … Full Article

Brooklyn fire kills 1; separate Williamsburg warehouse fire still active

A fire that ripped through a Brooklyn home killed a woman and left a man hospitalized. … Full Article

Hearing vs. owner of Prospect Park Residence postponed after death of two seniors

Court proceedings against the owner of a Brooklyn assisted living facility -- who has been trying to empty the residence so it can be sold to a developer -- were put aside until next week due to the deaths of two of the elderly plaintiffs. … Full Article

Stringer criticizes Trump Village redevelopment project

A developer’s controversial plan to build a 40-story tower in Coney Island – a project that has drawn the ire of neighborhood residents – has come to the attention of City Comptroller Scott Stringer. … Full Article

Report: Lawyers in city-funded group were in anti-cop video

Two lawyers at a legal defense agency that receives $20 million in city funding participated in a music video that advocated the killing of police officers, city investigators said Thursday. … Full Article

Stringer speaks at BRIC gentrification town hall

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer delivered opening remarks before more than 300 community members at the “Brooklyn For Sale: The Price of Gentrification, A Community Town Hall” at BRIC headquarters in Fort Greene on Wednesday. … Full Article

Parks Dept. defends Coney Island Boardwalk project

Responding to protests by residents of Coney Island and Brighton Beach over the reconstruction of the historic Reigelmann Boardwalk, officials from the New York City Parks Department are vigorously defending the controversial project. … Full Article

NYC comptroller Stringer: Removing snow costs $1.8 million per inch

A new study says the cost of removing snow in New York City is about $1.8 million per inch. City Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report Wednesday that analyzed more than 10 years of snowstorms. … Full Article

DOB issues stop work order on section of Brooklyn's Pierhouse development

The Department of Buildings has issued a partial stop work order halting construction on and above the second floor at 130 Furman Street, the southern portion of the Pierhouse project at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

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