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A Request for Proposals (RFP) will soon be issued for the 10-year, $1.7 billion project to rehabilitate the crumbling, 62-year-old Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning th … Full Article

De Blasio lines up support for Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposal for a new, self-financed streetcar service that would connect the waterfront from Brooklyn to Queens has drawn a chorus of cautious support from Brooklyn officials, transportation advocates and civic organizations. … Full Article

More than 10,000 years of love at Brooklyn Borough Hall

A gaily decked-out Borough Hall was filled with close to 200 of Brooklyn’s “Golden Couples” on Friday, as Borough President Eric Adams celebrated romances that have lasted for 50 years or more. … Full Article

Adams urges landlords to rent to Sandy victims

Superstorm Sandy victims who are rebuilding their damaged houses are greatly in need of temporary housing, according to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, who issued an urgent appeal on Feb. 10 to landlords to open their hearts, and their apartments, to hurricane survivors. … Full Article

Thursday Feb. 11, Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK CITY — Morning Fog Drifts: The Statue of Liberty is seen through the morning fog on Feb. 3. … Full Article

Woman, child stabbed to death at Staten Island hotel; 2 other kids hurt

A man stabbed his girlfriend and all three of her children Wednesday morning, killing her and a 2-year-old girl at a hotel that was being used for homeless housing, authorities said. … Full Article

NYC Comptroller Stringer report: Costs to apply for citizenship soaring

For many of the city’s immigrants, citizenship is the fulfillment of their American Dream. … Full Article

DOT to warn truckers of low clearance on 86 Street

In the wake of numerous traffic tie-ups on 86th Street in Bensonhurst caused by trucks getting stuck under the elevated tracks of the D subway line, the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to install additional signs to warn truckers of the low clearance under the el. … Full Article

Yearly one-night homeless count draws criticism, defenders

Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of homeless people sleeping on the streets. … Full Article

Prosecutor visits NY city he called 'cauldron of corruption'

A federal prosecutor behind the convictions of some of the state's most powerful lawmakers on Monday took his anti-corruption fight to the heart of a state government he again criticized for a "rancid culture" of cronyism, venality and insider politics. … Full Article

Tuesday Feb. 9, Our World In Pictures

CHINATOWN — New Year Begins: A lion dancer from the Tai Pun Residents Association accepts an offering in a red envelope during a Lunar New Year celebration in the Manhattan neighborhood on Monday. … Full Article

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