After Republicans abandoned the vote on their much-scorned American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Friday, Brooklyn and other New York officials — most of them Democrats — weighed in with statements cas … Full Article
Ten to 15,000 protesters, the vast majority Asian American, poured into Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Saturday to support NYPD Officer Peter Liang, the rookie cop convicted of fatally shooting Akai Gurley in … Full Article
In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the world’s first telephone call to his assistant, Thomas A. Watson, who was working in the next room of his lab in Boston.
“Mr. Watson, come here — I want to see you,” Bell said. … Full Article
Friends and relatives of seniors who lived at a once-flourishing long term care facility, Prospect Park Residence (PPR) in Park Slope, are headed to Albany on March 1 to push a bill designed to protect the elderly from predatory landlords. … Full Article
One night after Mayor Bill de Blasio promised hundreds of residents at a Bay Ridge town hall meeting that he would crack down on the notorious Prince Hotel, sheriffs raided the place, officials said. … Full Article
The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Annual Meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at St. Francis College’s Founders Hall at 180 Remsen St. will feature Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. … Full Article
Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Bay Ridge for a town hall Tuesday night bearing gifts for local residents looking for solutions to a variety of issues, including the city’s plans to build a pre-K school next to a highway and the uneasy presence of a hotel allegedly rife with drugs and prostitu … Full Article