After several decades of neglect, the Gowanus Canal — referred to by some as arguably the dirtiest waterway in America — took a small step in the right direction on Monday as the U.S. … Full Article

NYC to study transportation, parking in booming north Williamsburg, Greenpoint

NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Keith Bray and Councilmember Stephen Levin announced on Tuesday that the city will begin a comprehensive study to look at traffic and transportation in rapidly-growing North Williamsburg and Greenpoint. … Full Article

Borough Board approves sale of Brooklyn Heights Library

Protesters were shushed by Borough President Eric Adams on Tuesday night as the Brooklyn Borough Board voted to approve the sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library. … Full Article

Brooklynites react to plan to put a cop on every subway line

There was yet another slashing in Brooklyn early Monday morning. The victim was slashed after he woke up a sleeping straphanger who happened to be an ex-convict who had previously been arrested for stabbing someone to death with an ice pick. … Full Article

NYC Comptroller Stringer honors four trailblazers at Medgar Evers African-American History Month event

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer hosted his annual Trailblazers event on Feb. 25 in honor of African-American History Month at Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights. The event was co-hosted by U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke, state Sen. Jesse Hamilton, Assemblymember Walter T. … Full Article

Wednesday March 2, Our World In Pictures

MIAMI — Candidate Reacts: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to supporters as she arrives to speak at her Super Tuesday election night rally. … Full Article

Cops investigating Bay Ridge animal poisonings

Someone is killing helpless animals on the streets of Bay Ridge. The NYPD confirmed that it is investigating allegations that a serial animal killer is on the loose. … Full Article

Group files federal complaint over sale of Brooklyn Heights Library

An advocacy group filed a complaint with the United States Attorney’s Office on Tuesday over the planned $52 million sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library to developer Hudson Companies. … Full Article

Tuesday March 1, Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Teacher Promotes Sport: Ice climber Don Mellor climbs Pitchoff Quarry in Keene on Feb. 10. … Full Article

Times photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to join Councilmember Laurie Cumbo in conversation at Brooklyn Historical Society

On March 3, venerable New York Times photographer Chester Higgins Jr. will join City Councilmember and founder of Brooklyn’s Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts Laurie Cumbo in conversation at the Brooklyn Historical Society. … Full Article

Pier 6 high-rises not necessary for Brooklyn Bridge Park, according to privately-funded studies

A coalition of Brooklyn community organizations has released two commissioned reports from independent firms that they say point to a massive surplus from existing development projects in Brooklyn Bridge Park, eliminating the need for a controversial two-tower project at Pier 6. … Full Article


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