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At Brooklyn’s Emergency Preparedness Forum on Tuesday night, Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner Joseph Esposito told the packed Borough Hall courtroom, “The main thing is, be prepare … Full Article

Brooklyn non-profit receives $200,000 award

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has named The Hope Program (HOPE) as a 2013 Neighborhood Builders award recipient. … Full Article

Jeffries tells city to flush plans for boardwalk bathroom

Take your comfort station and flush it down the toilet! … Full Article

Changes coming to Bensonhurst's Santa Rosalia Feast

One of Bensonhurst’s time-honored traditions, the Santa Rosalia Feast on 18th Avenue, will have a different look in 2014, if the city goes along with a set of recommendations made by Community Board 11. … Full Article

Bensonhurst drivers beg city to ease parking rules

Residents living along New Utrecht Avenue in Bensonhurst are having a tough time finding parking spaces for their cars because of strict regulations imposed by the city – rules that residents said are unnecessary. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park celebrates opening of new parkland

Sometimes called the “jewel” of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park – with a unique mandate to be self-sustaining – has been continually evolving since the first proposals for a park along the waterfront were developed in 1988. … Full Article

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

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