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Obituary: Carol Chapin, Carroll Gardens resident, Music Together director, dies at 65

Carol Chapin, a long-time Carroll Gardens resident, passed away on May 3. She was 65.  … Full Article

Ads on Quick Draw and Lottery tickets again pass State Senate

A bill passed by the State Assembly would allow for advertisements on lottery tickets and “quick draw” terminals, potentially earning the city hundreds of millions in revenue without the need for tax increases. … Full Article

Council members urge de Blasio for more NYCHA housing for homeless

Prominent members of the City Council are urging Mayor de Blasio to find more space for the homeless within the New York City Housing Authority. … Full Article

State legislature passes ‘Expedited Missing Persons Act’

The NY State Senate passed a bill today that will help ensure the speedy identification of a recovered body in case of a tragic event. … Full Article

84th Precinct is ready for Fourth of July Fireworks

This Fourth of July, for the first time since 2009, the fireworks have moved back to the East River -- and that means great views at the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and the Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Two Trees announces DUMBO Cultural Space Subsidy Program

Two Trees Management Co. on Monday announced the launch of the Cultural Space Subsidy Program, a new program to open below-market space in DUMBO to a wide group of arts and culture tenants. … Full Article

Bay Ridge residents want ‘Step Street’ repaired

Ridge Boulevard rests on a hill in Bay Ridge that is so steep, stairs were built instead of roadways to allow people to navigate their way from the boulevard to the next street over, Colonial Road. … Full Article

Brooklyn a hit as a baby name, except in NY state

Maybe it's the ultimate sign that New York City's up-and-coming borough has finally arrived. Brooklyn is now one of the nation's most popular baby names. … Full Article

De Blasio makes history as Grand Marshal of Brooklyn’s Pride Parade

Mayor de Blasio made history over the weekend when he led Brooklyn’s Twilight Pride Parade as one of the four grand marshals, making him the first New York City mayor to lead an LGBT pride event. … Full Article

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