A three-alarm fire thought to be fed by 150 cases of “Spare Fuel” for autos broke out in a garage in the Mapleton section of Borough Park on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to two adjacent resi … Full Article
Attorneys representing Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) won a legal skirmish last week in the ongoing lawsuit against the engineering firm that designed the broken-down Squibb Park Bridge.
The once-popular “bouncy” bridge connected Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
More than 200 homeless people are currently being housed by the city in hotels in Sunset Park, a situation Assemblymember Felix Ortiz says is causing a “homeless housing crowding crisis” in his Brooklyn district. … Full Article
U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velázquez, whose districts include parts of Brooklyn, have joined with other U.S. officials in calling for investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. … Full Article
Brooklyn institutions and companies will be receiving more that $15 million from the state in competitive grants awarded by the New York City area Regional Economic Development Council (REDC). … Full Article
A Bensonhurst park named after an early 20th century mayor of New York City is revamped for the 21st century thanks to a $4.5 million renovation project that was largely funded through the efforts of a local lawmaker. … Full Article
Community Board 10 starts off each of its monthly meetings with a tradition called “Honor of the Pledge,” in which a well known figure from Bay Ridge or Dyker Heights leads the board in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. For its Dec. … Full Article