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Fastrack comes to Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway subway line

From now until early Friday, Jan. 31, MTA New York City Transit is bringing Fastrack to the Eastern Parkway trunk line in Brooklyn between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. … Full Article

Golden outraged by Sept. 11 museum fee

State Sen. Marty Golden and the families of Sept. 11 victims expressed outrage over the announcement by the Board of Trustees of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum that the museum will charge $24 a person to visit the facility when it opens in the spring. … Full Article

2 Bitcoin operators charged in NY 'Silk Road' bust

The top executive of a Manhattan-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to commit money laundering by selling more than $1 million in Bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road, which let users buy illegal drugs anonymously, authoritie … Full Article

A view from the frigid Brooklyn Bridge

Mightier than the cold … is the lure of the Brooklyn Bridge. Tourists and locals went out walking on the famous span Sunday despite icy temps, drawn by its iconic charm and the scenic panorama it offers of Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines. … Full Article

NYPD to keep close eye on Super Bowl fans

When Super Bowl fans fill the streets of New York City next week, police will be watching them closely — in person, in the air and on closed-circuit monitors. … Full Article

R train riders benefit from ferry service extension, pols say

The decision by Mayor Bill de Blasio to extend the Sunset Park-Wall Street ferry service into the spring will help R train riders coping with the loss of direct service to Manhattan, according to southern Brooklyn lawmakers. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy – buy or die?

As I approached the corner of Throop Avenue and Van Buren Street in early summer 2013, I couldn't help but notice the giant "Murder — $50,000 Reward" sign that loomed over the intersection, emblazoned with the photo of a dead businessman. … Full Article

$1.7M missing from Menachem Stark's bank account?

A court-ordered review of an account controlled by a Brooklyn businessman discovered dead in a trash bin has found that $1.7 million was improperly removed. The account belongs to Menachem Stark and his business partner. … Full Article

Board 10 has ideas on bringing ‘Vision Zero’ plan to Bay Ridge

After Bill de Blasio vowed to stem the rising tide of pedestrian fatalities in the city and outlined several new safety measures, the district manager of Community Board 10 offered ideas on how the mayor could make Bay Ridge streets safer. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park receives prestigious national planning award

Brooklyn Bridge Park will receive the American Planning Association’s 2014 National Planning Excellence Award for Urban Design for transforming 1.3 miles of Brooklyn’s formerly inaccessible waterfront into a  … Full Article

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