Councilmember Mark Treyger and Assemblymember William Colton, who have been leading a battle against the city over the construction of a waste transfer station on the Bensonhurst waterfront,  … Full Article

De Blasio announces commitments to strengthen City’s Tech workforce

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday announced 14 initial industry commitments to support the delivery of technology education, training and job opportunities to thousands of New Yorkers as part of the Administration’s NYC Tech Talent Pipeline initiative. … Full Article

Green projects aim to prevent sewage overflows in Brooklyn

On Thursday, NYC Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd announced that six stormwater management projects have been chosen to receive more than $3 million in funding through the  … Full Article

Dem bums! DNC says NFW for NYC

Brooklyn merchants will be crying in their beer at McMahon's Public House and stress-eating their way through the dessert menu at The Chocolate Room. … Full Article

Lentol seeks immediate halt to evictions in wake of bribery scandal

The shocking scandal that has shaken the New York City Department of Buildings – a scandal that includes allegations that inspectors took bribes to evict tenants under false pretenses – should cause the agency to take a step back, according to one Brooklyn lawmaker. … Full Article

Study reveals alarming hunger statistics in Brooklyn

Across this gilded city, thousands of people are so poor they’re skipping meals. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton HS grad serving aboard aircraft carrier

Arian Trower is making Brooklyn very proud. Trower, a 2013 graduate of Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge, joined the U.S. Navy and is currently on the adventure of a lifetime serving aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. George Washington. … Full Article

Baker shows veterans Valentine’s Day love with cupcakes

Military veterans got to enjoy an early Valentine’s Day gift that satisfied a sweet tooth, thanks to a baking company president who wanted to show his appreciation for their service to the country. … Full Article

Fire hits Prospect Park West building, two seriously injured

Two people were hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and seven families had to be evacuated from their homes, after a fire hit a four-story building in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, on Tuesday. … Full Article

Coney Island school gets more than $16M for Sandy-related repairs

U.S. Sens. Chuck E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries on Tuesday announced $16.2 million in federal funding to the New York City School Construction Authority for permanent work of P.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting features music & architecture critic Justin Davidson

The Brooklyn Heights Association’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 24th at 7 p.m. at Grace Church, located on the corner of Hicks Street and Grace Court. … Full Article


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