The preservationist group Save the View Now announced on Thursday that a Brooklyn judge has issued a partial Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on the Pierhouse development at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bri … Full Article
A math and physics teacher at Brooklyn Tech High School in Fort Greene – one of the city’s most selective schools -- was arrested on Tuesday for sexting “disgusting” photos of his genitals to a 16-year-old female student. … Full Article
ALBANY— New York state agencies racked up more than $316 million in overtime in the first six months of 2014, according to the state comptroller's office, continuing a recent trend of sharply higher overtime costs for taxpayers. … Full Article
One of New York City's police unions announced its opposition to the city's bid for Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, claiming that crime is on the rise and criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio's public safety policies. … Full Article
“Keep in mind that in 1908, at the one year commemoration of this monument, there were 20,000 people in attendance, including military regiments and civilian personnel,” said Society of Old Brooklynites member Daniel Cardona. “At the 100 year anniversary in 2008, there were only 200 people.” … Full Article
A Russian tourist climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures for fun in the landmark's second security breach in a month, authorities said Monday.
Yaroslav Kolchin was charged with reckless endangerment, trespassing and disorderly conduct. … Full Article
The two American flags swiped from the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced with white ones are back on U.S. soil.
New York Police Department spokesman Sgt. Carlos Nieves said Friday that the flags are in the United States. He did not know their exact location.
Petty Officer First Class Ernest Quinones, a native of Brooklyn, is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a hand-picked crew charged with the job of bringing the country’s newest aircraft carrier into service. … Full Article
Bensonhurst residents were greeted with clean, litter-free sidewalks on Wednesday, thanks to a community cleanup organized by Assemblymember William Colton and Councilmember Mark Treyger as part on an ongoing “Speak-Up & Clean-Up” campaign aimed at getting rid of trash and raising aware … Full Article