As part of her job, Karen Turner, an assistant district attorney in Brooklyn, prosecutes cases against defendants charged with cruelty to animals. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 2: "Crumbs at Best" for the Rest

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 73°, Night 53°, mostly sunny and breezy … Full Article

Stringer: MTA botches elevator and escalator inspections, leading to breakdowns

Subway-riding New Yorkers take it for granted that sometimes they will be required to trudge up broken MTA escalators or take the stairs when they find the station’s elevator broken. … Full Article

Quaglione proposes new video and photo database to help defeat local crime

With the reported 25 percent spike in felony assaults this past year, and a 9 percent increase in burglaries in Bay Ridge, a candidate for City Council has proposed a more efficient way to fight rising crime in our neighborhoods. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 1: Dry Those Tears

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 74°, Night 60°, partly sunny … Full Article

Three-alarm fire spreads to 3 buildings in Borough Park, Brooklyn, on Friday

A three-alarm fire thought to be fed by 150 cases of “Spare Fuel” for autos broke out in a garage in the Mapleton section of Borough Park on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to two adjacent residential buildings. … Full Article

Colonial Club of Bay Ridge holds Spring Fling

On Thursday,, the Colonial Club of Bay Ridge held its much-anticipated annual spring fling. Every year, the club selects a top restaurant in the borough or beyond and invites its members to attend. … Full Article

Revolutionary War hero Kosciuszko burned bridges, now New York burns his

On July 4, 1783, Congress hired Tadeusz Kosciuszko to light the night sky with fireworks to celebrate the first year of American independence. On April 27, 2017, Gov. Andrew Cuomo had the New York skies lit in a foreshadowing of the demolition of the old Kosciuszko Bridge. … Full Article

City Parks Foundation helps seniors get in shape

Senior citizens can find great ways to get in shape this spring season, thanks to the City Parks Foundation, an organization that is constantly striving to encourage New Yorkers to enjoy the city’s outdoor recreation areas. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 28: Something Smells Fishy, And It's Not the Gowanus Canal

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 78°, Night 61°, chance showers then sunny … Full Article

Environmental groups to sue EPA over unsafe waters in New York City

Something smells fishy, and it’s more than just the pungent fumes coming from the Gowanus Canal. … Full Article


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