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

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

NYC helicopter deal would reduce but not eliminate tourist choppers

Helicopter operators flying tourists over the waterfront will be reducing the number of flights from Pier 6’s Downtown Manhattan Heliport (DMH) by 50 percent, the city said on Sunday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Borough Board to delay Heights Library vote

Brooklyn’s Borough Board will not be voting as planned on Tuesday on the contentious issue of the sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library site to a developer. … Full Article

Friday Jan. 29, Our World In Pictures

CONEY ISLAND — Women Stroll on Boardwalk: Two young women enjoy a walk in the shade in front of the colorful walls of world-renowned Nathan’s Famous. … Full Article

NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off

After ocean waters poured into Lower Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy, experts began dreaming up a solution: A U-shaped barrier of earthen berms, walls and gates that would keep floods out and the nation's financial capital dry. … Full Article

Is 1 Pierrepont Plaza a smart move for Brooklyn Family Court?

Brooklyn’s Family Court is considering an expansion of its current offices at 350 and 330 Jay St. to 1 Pierrepont Plaza. The news of a possible expansion surfaced following Gov. … Full Article


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