As home to thousands of immigrants and an increasing number of technology professionals and creatives, it was only a matter of time before the groups got together in Brooklyn. … Full Article

FDNY: 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in Lower Manhattan crane collapse

One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan during a snow squall Thursday, smashing the roofs of parked cars as it crashed onto the street, authorities said. … Full Article

Cycles Are Not Always Clear Circles

The imminent return of the Bossert Hotel brings back recent memories of the 1970s, when there were still eight hotels operating within the small historic district called Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Long a dream of many, a streetcar line now grows in Brooklyn as real project

Brooklynites all too familiar with the G train’s constant delays and mishaps now have some good news to report. … Full Article

NYC pulls reins on plan for Central Park horse carriages

New York's City Council pulled the reins on a plan to overhaul Central Park's popular carriage horse rides Thursday after the drivers' union withdrew its support, citing concerns the deal threatens the industry's future. … Full Article

New lawyer silences bad-boy ex-pharma CEO Martin Shkreli

Bad-boy ex-pharmaceutical company CEO and prolific social media user Martin Shkreli has been muzzled. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association: NYC helicopter deal a ‘slap in the face’

The city’s new agreement with helicopter operators that would reduce but not eliminate tourist flights from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport (DMH) is a “slap … Full Article

Bay Ridge political leader urges residents to count homeless

For Liam McCabe, the plight of the homeless is personal and poignant. … Full Article

NYC museum shares love stories of early immigrants

Immigrant life in New York City at the turn of the 20th century could be tough — but there was always room for love. … Full Article

Brooklyn Marriott donates household items to veterans

While Mayor Bill de Blasio has made an effort to ensure a roof over every veteran's head, the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is making sure that they have plates to eat off of under those roofs. … Full Article

Tuesday Feb. 2, Our World In Pictures

IOWA — Cruz Wins Iowa: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas greets supporters during a caucus night rally on Monday in Des Moines. … Full Article


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