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A Request for Proposals (RFP) will soon be issued for the 10-year, $1.7 billion project to rehabilitate the crumbling, 62-year-old Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning th … Full Article

Offshore wind farms coming soon to NY coast

The slim, swift blades of wind turbines are one step closer to New York waters. The federal government has designated an offshore area less than 20 miles southeast of Brooklyn to lease to companies operating the turbines. … Full Article

Gentile praises de Blasio plan to expand city ferry service

Councilmember Vincent Gentile praised Mayor Bill de Blasio’s selection of a vendor to operate the city’s much anticipated expanded ferry service and said the choice sets the stage for a new era of transportation in New York. … Full Article

New York Water Taxi threatens shutdown, charging unfair competition

New York Water Taxi’s trademark yellow boats have been a common sight in New York Harbor since 2002.  … Full Article

Sit! Stay! NYC dogs to get place at the table at restaurants

New York City restaurants with outdoor tables will soon be able to welcome four-legged guests under new rules announced by the city Health Department. … Full Article

New York City is upgrading security at its homeless shelters

New York City will re-establish a domestic violence program in homeless shelters as part of broader efforts to upgrade security at the facilities, where family incidents are the most common form of violence, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn native serves aboard Navy’s newest carrier

A 2010 New Utrecht High School graduate and Brooklyn native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier PCU Gerald R. … Full Article

Tuesday March 15, Our World In Pictures

FLORIDA — Demonstrators Line Streets: Berta Sandes, 38, of Miami, an undocumented immigrant from Nicaragua, holds a sign which translates to "Trump Equals Hate" during a protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of the Trump National Doral … Full Article

Adams gives safety tips to Park Slope senior citizens

In the wake of the shocking assault and robbery of an elderly woman in the vestibule of her Park Slope building, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams paid a visit to a local senior citizen center to offer tips on how to stay safe. … Full Article

Red Hook bids adieu to Sunny Balzano

Over the weekend, flowers and hand-written notes materialized on the hood of Sunny Balzano's pickup truck. … Full Article

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