After Republicans abandoned the vote on their much-scorned American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Friday, Brooklyn and other New York officials — most of them Democrats — weighed in with statements cas … Full Article
Seven grassroots leaders who have worked, often behind the scenes, to make their neighborhood a better place to live will be rewarded for their efforts by the Bay Ridge Community Council at the organization’s annual Hidden Treasures of the Community Awards ceremony later this month. … Full Article
A Brooklyn man wants to help house Muslim refugees by sheltering them in — of all places — Trump Tower.
Social entrepreneur Jonah Bliss has started an Indigogo campaign to raise the roughly $60,000 it will cost to do this. … Full Article
The snowstorm that hit New York City last week also brought sub-freezing temperatures to the region and added to homeowners’ worries over the possibility of water pipes freezing or even rupturing. … Full Article
Bay Ridge, for many of the residents who live there, is like a small town. And to demonstrate that the community has a Middle-America feel, a local charity group is organizing a pancake breakfast for the entire neighborhood. … Full Article
Brooklyn Heights lost two iconic figures recently. Both were out of the public eye for a while, due to failing health, but each set a high bar for great accomplishments in their respective heydays. … Full Article