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In another of Albany’s epic misses, the state Legislature ended its session last week having failed to authorize the city’s use of the “design-build” bidding process to expedite the Brooklyn-Queens … Full Article
Squibb Park Bridge Finally Reopens

After 3 years, Squibb Park Bridge reopens in Brooklyn (Just not so bouncy)

After being shut down in 2014, "bouncy" Squibb Park Bridge once again connects Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. The popular 450-foot-long wooden bridge reopened Wednesday, to the delight of park goers. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Boy Scout Troop 13 offers community service

On a warm, sunny Saturday afternoon, members of Bay Ridge Boy Scout Troop 13 from St. Anselm painted the concrete and wooden benches that line Shore Road. The Eagle Scouts undertook the project in an effort to help beautify the surrounding neighborhood. … Full Article

Lafayette HS grad is culinary specialist in U.S. Navy

A Brooklyn-born graduate of Lafayette High School is serving in the U.S. … Full Article

Exclusive: Critics, advocates of BQX go head-to-head in heated panel

To build a trolley or not.  That was one of the topics of discussion at a recent conference dubbed “Moving Goods and People to, From and Along the Brooklyn Waterfront.” … Full Article

Union workers strike in Sunset Park

The ongoing breakdown of talks between Charter Communications Inc. … Full Article

New app helps people make friends, not dates — really

There are apps to help you find parking spaces and apps to connect you with the perfect date, but now Brooklynites (and their fellow New Yorkers) have an app to help them create actual, old fashioned friendships. … Full Article

De Blasio welcomes NYC ferry boats to New York Harbor

Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed the first three of 20 total NYC Ferry vessels into New York Harbor this morning. The boats departed from Liberty Landing in New Jersey before docking at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

More details on Fortis’ development of former LICH site, now called River Park

Fortis Property Group on Monday revealed some more details about further development at the sprawling site of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill. … Full Article

Sunset Park bodega illegally operating as nightclub, ‘drug den’ loses liquor license

A grocery store known as the “disco bodega” had its liquor license revoked last week for allegedly operating an illegal bar and drug den in the shop’s basement. … Full Article

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