Bill de Blasio, curb cut enforcer?
The leaders of two southern Brooklyn community boards said they are hopeful that Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will pay close attention to quality of life issues such as illegal curb cuts. … Full Article
Transit buff Robert Diamond -- whose plans for a trolley system serving Red Hook were at first supported by the city Department of Transportation (DOT) but then stymied by the agency in 2003 after he had already laid tracks on local streets -- feels that the election of Mayor-elect Bill de … Full Article
Employees of private contractors at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports are holding protests during Thanksgiving week to bring attention to their “poverty wages and poor working conditions.” … Full Article
Every day, tens of thousands of commuters descend on 86th Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge to get on the R train or board one of five bus lines that stop there, making the intersection one of the busiest transit hubs in southern Brooklyn. … Full Article
Chances are looking good that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will adhere to the wishes of riders and restore the B37 to its full route – from Bay Ridge to Court Street – according to Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who met with transit officials on Tuesday. … Full Article
Rudy Giuliani reflects on life 12 years after 9/11, we visit all-grown-up child star Ricky Schroder and his family, and we return to one of Oprah’s favorite stories: the Liberian boys who inspired a North Carolina community to adopt 44 orphans, on an a … Full Article