Transit officials and the union representing an estimated 34,000 New York City subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal that includes raises but also higher health insurance pa … Full Article

SHOW AND TELL: Here's how bike share works

New York City
The Big Apple is finally rolling out its bicycle-sharing program — the biggest in the country. … Full Article

Report sees widespread mold after Sandy

Brooklyn Boro
Six months have passed since Hurricane Sandy struck the shores of New York, and as a recent report put out by several Sandy advocacy groups shows, many residents are now faced with mold problems. … Full Article

Hate litter? Join Gentile’s cleanup campaign

Homeowners do their spring cleaning this time of year, so why shouldn’t Brooklyn residents do the same for their sidewalks? … Full Article

Pols organize rally to bring B37 bus back to Third Ave.

Bay Ridge
“Bring back the B37 bus!”  … Full Article

Levin praises judge, bashes mayor in Sandy housing fight

Brooklyn Heights
Hurricane Sandy took place more than six months ago, yet New York City is still feeling her aftermath. Some residents whose homes were destroyed are still living in hotels, unable to find new places to live. … Full Article

Community Board 10 tells city: Fix Dyker Park bathrooms!

Dyker Heights
If you go to Dyker Beach Park to play softball or sit on a bench to enjoy nature, you will have a big problem if nature calls. … Full Article

NYC adding 640,000 to storm evacuation zones

New York City
New York City is planning to expand hurricane evacuation areas to encompass 640,000 more residents, and the number of zones will be doubled so the city can better tailor evacuation orders to the dynamics of a particular storm. … Full Article

DUMBO preservation group clashes with BID over proposed Tech Triangle bus route

While an MTA proposal to extend the B67 bus line through DUMBO as part of a new “Tech Triangle” line has garnered praise from local businesses, a neighborhood preservation group says the route will  … Full Article

City hit with bipartisan criticism for water rate hike

Bay Ridge
Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle threw cold water on the city’s plans to raise H2O usage rates, as Democrats and Republicans alike blasted the idea at public hearings. … Full Article

City Council to tweak muni-meters to give drivers a break

Borough Park
Muni-meters will be reprogrammed to fix a few kinks that have frustrated drivers parking on local streets, Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced May 1. … Full Article


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