Clothing donation bins are becoming ubiquitous on Brooklyn sidewalks but the large metal containers are proving to be a major headache for city officials. … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio re-nominates Regina Myer as president of Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp.

Brooklyn Heights
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially nominated Regina Myer to continue serving as president of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC). … Full Article

NYC subway system to celebrate 110 years

Brooklyn Boro
The New York City subway system is celebrating its 110th birthday with a party. … Full Article

After a few delays, Coney Island’s Thunderbolt expected to open Friday

Coney Island
The legendary Coney Island roller coaster, the Thunderbolt, will ride again this summer...At some point. … Full Article

Teens taking over community boards?

Residents as young as 16 would be able to take seats on the city’s 59 community boards if a movement in the State Legislature to lower the age of eligibility is successful. … Full Article

Gowanus residents seek to save endangered "Kentile" sign

"We first became aware when we saw the scaffolding, like everyone else,” said Stefanie Wood, co-founder of ‘Save Our Sign.’ Her organization hopes to preserve the indelible ‘Kentile Floors’ lettering that peers over low-slung Gowanus wareh … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 11

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

NYC suspends homeless-pet euthanasia for a day

New York City
New York City Animal Care & Control is suspending euthanasia for a day. It's part of a nationwide event called "Just One Day." AC&C says it will not perform euthanasia on Wednesday unless it is medically necessary. It has extended adoption hours and reduced fees. … Full Article

Boundless frustration at Red Hook Sandy oversight hearing

Red Hook
When it comes to the devastation of Red Hook residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy, it’s hard to know where to start. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 10

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

Crown Heights Tenants Union protests for protections

Crown Heights
Tenants took to the streets on Saturday to tell their landlords that they were fed up with a cycle of displacement and rent overcharges. The Crown Heights Tenant Union (CHTU), an alliance of long-term residents and recently-arrived tenants … Full Article


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