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Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park unveils 14 design proposals for Pier 6

On Wednesday, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation released details of 14 different design proposals for residential development at two sites near Pier 6, at the foot of Atlantic Avenue. … Full Article

Brooklyn joins National Night Out in a big way

Cops barbecuing hot dogs, kids getting free bicycle helmets, music fans enjoying concerts in parks and plazas, and lots of camaraderie between the police and the public. Brooklyn took part in National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday in a big way. … Full Article

‘Support for Israel’ rally draws thousands to Brighton Beach boardwalk

The turnout for a pro-Israel rally on the Reigelman Boardwalk on Sunday was so large that the line of demonstrators stretched from Brighton Fifth Street all the way to Ocean Parkway, according to organizers, who said the event was a solid show of solidarity for Israel during a time of heightening … Full Article

Brooklyn men arrested for possession of fake gift cards

WESTBURY, N.Y.— Two Brooklyn men are accused of possessing 22 fake gift cards. Nassau County police say the suspects were observed on a store security camera buying multiple items with a stolen credit card on Monday. … Full Article

Al Sharpton: A force for progress or sensationalism?

Last Thursday, in the wake of the death of Eric Garner on Staten Island and calls for reform to the “broken windows” theory of policing, Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted a community roundtable on police community relations. … Full Article

Preparedness urged for coastal residents as hurricane season approaches

At an event in Red Hook on Friday, residents were urged to take steps to ensure they are prepared as the city heads into peak hurricane season. … Full Article

'Good Vibrations' -- BQE overnight repairs to start Monday in Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights residents who live near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) have long complained that vibrations from the heavily-trafficked roadway were causing structural damage to their historic buildings. … Full Article

Protestors call for Bratton’s ouster

Responding to continuing instances of police brutality leading to the injury and death of everyday residents, dozens of protestors gathered in front of the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in Harlem Wednesday evening to call for Police Commissioner Bratton’s ouster. … Full Article

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