Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of hom … Full Article
The return of a lounge to the rooftop terrace of the storied Hotel Bossert in Brooklyn Heights is inching ahead with a liquor license review before a Community Board 2 committee scheduled for Jan. 6 at 6 p.m.
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F should stand for fast, at least when it comes to subway service, according to Councilmember David G. Greenfield, who is calling on the new president of New York City Transit, Veronique Hakim, to help bring express service to the Brooklyn end of the F train line. … Full Article
Police Commissioner William Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio officiated over the graduation of 1,123 new police officers on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.
The mayor promised the sea of uniformed officers the full support of the city. … Full Article
Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday that the city has been making extensive security preparations for New Year’s Eve, with the NYPD and its new anti-terror force coordinating with a number of agencies including the FBI. … Full Article
The city’s Build It Back program, established in the wake of Superstorm Sandy to help homeowners rebuild their houses, is moving toward its goal of completing its work by the end of 2016, according to officials, who announced that the program is transitioning its case management centers to … Full Article
“There were used condoms, turds and sewage, and my eyes were burning underneath my goggles from the oil,” said clean water activist Christopher Swain after swimming the entire 3.5-mile North Brooklyn dumpsite known as Newtown Creek last week. … Full Article
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Santa and Elves Deliver Toys: Trading his sleigh for FDNY Ladder 214/Engine 111, Santa and his elves arrived at Interfaith Medical Center’s Winter Wonderland to distribute holiday gifts to 400 preschoolers and kindergarteners — ages 3 to 5 — from … Full Article