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Brooklyn Bridge Park financial projections challenged again by opponent Richmond

A group fighting the city’s plan to build two residential towers – one 29 stories and one 15 stories -- at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park says a financial report commissioned by the park is full of misleading information and should be withdrawn. … Full Article

Halloween rave at toxic site hits Greenpoint hard

Kids these days will do anything to have a good time. Even if that means throwing a drug-infused rave in an abandoned warehouse that is filled with toxic waste, fails to meet fire regulations and is over capacity by 2,500 people. … Full Article

Huge transportation project rolling on under Grand Central

One of the nation's largest transportation projects is rolling forward — a Manhattan commuter rail terminal accessed through a tunnel costing $1 million per foot. … Full Article
Prevailing Wage NYC 2015

Stringer searching for 228 Brooklynites owed $590K

Robert L. Adams, Gloria Bennett, Tito Morales: The New York City Comptroller is looking for you – and 225 other Brooklynites. … Full Article

NYC marks Veterans Week with City Hall ceremony

Mayor Bill de Blasio is launching New York City's Veterans Week. De Blasio presided over a ceremony at City Hall on Wednesday, a week before the Veterans Day holiday. … Full Article

Tarantino says he won't be intimidated by police boycotts

After a week of backlash from police groups threatening to boycott his upcoming film, Quentin Tarantino stood by his comments about police brutality and said he wouldn't be intimidated from voicing his opinion. … Full Article

NYC to give away 100,000 smoke detectors

Mayor Bill de Blasio and a host of city officials announced on Monday that the city would give away and install 100,000 smoke/carbon monoxide detectors. … Full Article

Junior’s fans come in droves with loose change

What can you get for 65 cents nowadays? On Tuesday, customers at Junior’s restaurant in Downtown Brooklyn got a fat slice of the world’s most famous cheesecake, to celebrate the storied eatery’s 65th anniversary. … Full Article

Pols to MTA: Fix subways, buses in Southwest Brooklyn

Southwest Brooklyn residents need better transportation services for an easier commute to and from work, according to a group of elected officials who held a press conference outside the F train’s Neptune Avenue station Monday to demand action from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority  … Full Article

NYPD: 70-year-old woman killed by hit-and-run MTA bus in Brooklyn

Police say a 70-year-old woman has been killed in a hit-and-run accident involving an MTA bus in Brooklyn. The accident happened at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Ocean Hill section. … Full Article

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