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Adams, at Brooklyn Chamber, outlines his agenda

At a breakfast on Friday sponsored by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Brooklyn Borough President-elect Eric Adams stressed the need to include all relevant parties in the decision-making process, as well as the need to make sure that Brooklyn is affordable to low- and middle-income reside … Full Article

Update on Monday about proposed Brooklyn Bridge Park marina, roller skating rink

Responses to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s requests for proposals (RFP) for a marina and a roller skating concession are due on Monday, November 18. … Full Article

Mayor-elect De Blasio debates staying in Brooklyn

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio draws much of his populist identity from his Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope, a bastion of outer-borough liberalism where the tree-lined streets and charming brownstones are a far cry from Manhattan's steel-and-glass canyons. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawyer is Hellenic Association’s Attorney of the Year

Charles Capetanakis, a lawyer and education advocate from Bay Ridge who is a partner in the law firm Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, will be the guest of honor at the Hellenic Lawyers Association’s 25th Annual Dinner-Dance at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan on Nov. 15. … Full Article

Surprise! MTA eases up on fare hikes

In the wake of its new Final Proposed 2014 Budget and Four-Year Financial Plan, the MTA expects that a combination of cost-cutting measures, lower expenses and higher operating revenues will allow the agency to reduce by almost half the previously projected fare and toll increases scheduled … Full Article

NYC kitten, rescued after Sandy, finds a home in Brooklyn

They're two of a kind. A stray kitten that spent a year recuperating with an animal rescue group after getting plucked from the streets of a flood-ravaged section of Brooklyn has finally been adopted — by a fellow Superstorm Sandy refugee. … Full Article

Brooklyn opens collection sites for global Christmas project

With holiday supplies already covering the store shelves, Brooklyn individuals, families, churches and groups are working to make Christmas a reality for needy kids around the world by filling shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement. … Full Article

VA Center unveils plaque honoring all who serve in military

Carey Spearman, a Vietnam War veteran, served during the Tet Offensive in 1968, one of that war’s most famous battles. But he said he thinks military veterans who didn’t see combat are often overlooked when it comes to honors and recognition. … Full Article

City Tech to celebrate the life of Michele Forsten, City Tech’s director of communications

The students, faculty and staff of New York City College of Technology will celebrate the life of Michele Forsten, City Tech’s director of communications, at a 1:30 p.m. Memorial Service on Nov. 20 in Namm Hall 119, at 300 Jay Street (at Tillary) in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

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