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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

‘Dine In Brooklyn’ a huge boost to local restaurants, a hit with foodies

“Dine In Brooklyn” is back and participating restaurants could not be happier, as the event invites one of the busiest times of the year for the eateries involved. … Full Article

Scientist: Transit and roads must adjust to grim realities of climate change

Coney Island
Standing in front of a flood map that showed Coney Island, Red Hook and Sunset Park as danger zones, scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig told a gathering of transportation professionals on Tuesday that the sea level is rising, storms are increasing, and our mass transit and highway systems had bet … Full Article

Coney's New York Aquarium will reopen in late spring

Coney Island
The Wildlife Conservation Society plans to partially reopen the hurricane-damaged New York Aquarium in Coney Island in late spring. … Full Article

Subway riders form alliance to fight for better service in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge
Ivan Colon had waited nearly an hour for the R train while on his way home from work on a recent evening. By the time he arrived at the 95th Street station, he was tired and annoyed that his trip had taken so long. … Full Article

New concessionaires at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Bridge Park has announced four new concessionaires for the Fulton Ferry Landing, Pier 5 and Pier 6 sections of the park.
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The Secret To Lasting Love: Brooklyn couples share their tips

Couples who've been married longer than 50 years and organizers of a Valentine's Day champagne party for them in Brooklyn share tips for staying together.
COMPROMISE:
Murray and Esther Redlitz, married 66 years … Full Article

BROOKLYN VALENTINES: Lovebirds celebrate at Boro Hall

Bensonhurst
More than 300 couples who have been married for half a century or more will gather in Brooklyn to celebrate their love in a special Valentine's Day ceremony. The special celebration will be held in the El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin on Thursday. … Full Article

Fatal accident kills woman at Utica Ave. Subway station

Crown Heights
Authorities say a woman has been killed by a subway train in Brooklyn.  MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz says the victim may have become ill before falling. She was hit around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday by the No. 3 train at Utica Avenue. … Full Article

Nemo no big deal in southern Brooklyn, officials say

Bay Ridge
The Department of Sanitation did a good job of quickly plowing the streets of Bay Ridge and many other neighborhoods in southern Brooklyn after the snowstorm named Nemo that hit the Northeast on Friday night, according to local officials and civic leaders.  … Full Article

6 AM UPDATE: Winter storm Nemo to bring snow and sleet to Brooklyn

Manhattan Beach
Updated 6:15 a.m. Friday New York City issued a snow alert that began at 4 a.m. Friday, and blizzard warning for later in the day, in preparation for the Nor’easter named Nemo. The storm is expected to hit Brooklyn late Friday into Saturday morning. … Full Article

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