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Transit officials and the union representing an estimated 34,000 New York City subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal that includes raises but also higher health insurance pa … 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

Lincoln Alumni President, former teacher, responds to article on BROOKLYN SINGS

My name is Fred Newman and I am the President of the Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni Association, a position that I have held for more than 23 years. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association’s Annual Meeting features Internet expert Clay Shirky

Brooklyn Heights
The Brooklyn Heights Association's Annual Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 7 p.m. at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street. … Full Article

Engagement ring found in Barclays Center bathroom

A search is on for a man who left an engagement ring in a bathroom stall of Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The ring was discovered by another man who attended a Marc Anthony concert at the center on Saturday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge-born Jimmy Fallon takes over ‘The Tonight Show’

Bay Ridge
Bay Ridge residents had a special reason to watch Jimmy Fallon’s debut as host of “The Tonight Show” on NBC Monday night. Fallon is a native son. … Full Article

Golden wants welfare recipients banned from buying cigarettes and alcohol

Bay Ridge
New York State residents on public assistance should not be able to use their benefit cards to buy “frivolous” things like cigarettes and liquor, according to state Sen. … Full Article

Mosley throws support behind Fortis development plan in LICH dispute

Prospect Heights
Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley (D-57) on Monday threw his support behind one of several proposals being considered by SUNY Downstate in its push to sell Long Island College Hospital (LICH), in Cobble Hill. Mosley said in a letter to SUNY Board Chairman H. … Full Article

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