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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

Too high? Brooklyn Judge mulling Pierhouse penthouse arguments

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and the preservationist group Save The View Now (STVN) were in state Supreme Court again on T … Full Article

Bay Ridge icon Larry Morrish dies

Larry Morrish, a beloved Bay Ridge civic leader whose work in the community stretched back more than 40 years, encompassing everything from organizing parades to promoting brotherhood among different religious groups, died at NYU Lutheran Medical Center during the early morning hours of Feb … Full Article

Monday Feb. 8, Our World In Pictures

BEIJING — Dancers Perform on Holiday: Performers participate in a lion dance at Ditan Park to mark the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year on Monday. Millions began celebrating the holiday, which marks the Year of the Monkey on the Chinese zodiac. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran rides aboard de Blasio’s streetcar plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bold plan to create a streetcar service to run between Sunset Park and Queens, which has already won the support of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and transportation advocates, has now been endorsed by NYU Lutheran Medical Center, the hospital located in Sunset … Full Article

Friday Feb. 5, Our World In Pictures

NEW HAMPSHIRE — Debate Goes One-on-One: Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, pose for a photo before debating at the University of New Hampshire on Thursday in Durham. … Full Article

FDNY: 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in Lower Manhattan crane collapse

One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan during a snow squall Thursday, smashing the roofs of parked cars as it crashed onto the street, authorities said. … Full Article

Cycles Are Not Always Clear Circles

The imminent return of the Bossert Hotel brings back recent memories of the 1970s, when there were still eight hotels operating within the small historic district called Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Long a dream of many, a streetcar line now grows in Brooklyn as real project

Brooklynites all too familiar with the G train’s constant delays and mishaps now have some good news to report. … Full Article

NYC pulls reins on plan for Central Park horse carriages

New York's City Council pulled the reins on a plan to overhaul Central Park's popular carriage horse rides Thursday after the drivers' union withdrew its support, citing concerns the deal threatens the industry's future. … Full Article

New lawyer silences bad-boy ex-pharma CEO Martin Shkreli

Bad-boy ex-pharmaceutical company CEO and prolific social media user Martin Shkreli has been muzzled. … Full Article

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