Woman struck and killed by bus in Canarsie

Authorities say a woman has been struck and killed by a bus in Brooklyn. Fire officials say the accident occurred at 7:13 a.m. Friday. … Full Article

Petition for year-round Brooklyn Pier 6 ferry service takes off

Brooklyn Heights
East River Ferry service to and from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, operated on a seasonal basis only, has proven so popular that local residents and representatives are pushing to make it permanent. … Full Article

Fix is set for Sandy-ravaged Bensonhurst seawall

The Shore Parkway seawall, which sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Sandy, will undergo emergency repairs by the New York City Parks Department, a Community Board 11 offi … Full Article

Audit: Half of NYC park projects behind schedule, dozens in Brooklyn

New York City Comptroller John Liu said on Friday that almost half of the capital construction projects in city parks finish late and 10 percent racked up “significant” cost overruns in 2010  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan closed all weekend

If you're driving to Manhattan this weekend (January 12 and 13), don’t even think about taking the Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

$50 million velodrome is dead. Philanthropist backs out of Brooklyn Bridge Park project

Brooklyn Heights
After more than a half year of controversy, a plan to bring a bicycle racing sports complex called a velodrome to Brooklyn Bridge Park has crumbled, the  … Full Article

Group 'takes it to the streets’ on G train service

The Riders Alliance, a grass-roots advocacy organization for the city’s transit riders, has taken the improvement of the much-criticized G train as one of its main focuses. … Full Article

City turning thousands of old parking meters into bike racks

The Department of Transportation is converting thosands of old parking meters poles into bike racks. … Full Article

MTA's latest Smith-9th station promise: It will reopen by April

Carroll Gardens
The MTA confirmed that it intends to renew service at the long-dormant Smith/9th Street Station by April 2013, according to Carroll Gardens Patch. … Full Article

Campaign aims to bring Celia Cacace back home to Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens
Celia Cacace, a Carroll Gardens activist for decades, has been forced to moved to her son’s house in Wisconsin because the building where she had her most recent apartment is being sold, and rents in the area are largely out of the range of seniors on fixed incomes. … Full Article


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