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A new drug policy agency would focus as much on health as on policing under a proposal a lawmaker plans to formally introduce Thursday to shift how the nation's biggest city approaches illega … Full Article

Architects propose ‘alternatives’ to Atlantic Yards construction

A gallery exhibit offers five intriguing designs–scaled models and all–as alternatives to the current construction scheme proposed for the Atlantic Yards site. … Full Article

Fractious board meeting pulls Pier 6 in different directions

At a meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation Thursday, a majority of board members expressed their interest in moving forward with construction of towers on the Pier 6 waterfront. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 8

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace … Full Article

Traffic Armageddon in Bed-Stuy? Oh my!

Traffic Armageddon on Nostrand Avenue? That's what worried Bedford-Stuyvesant block association members fear if an 850-student private school is built in their midst. … Full Article

Treyger joins council’s participatory budgeting program

When he was a teacher at New Utrecht High School in Bensonhurst, Mark Treyger liked to see class participation. Now that he’s a councilman, he still likes it when people participate. … Full Article

Ideas and hurdles ahead at Crown Heights Armory Forum

A community forum concerning redevelopment of the Crown Heights Armory Tuesday evening brought forth numerous ideas from local residents, as well as a petition of demands that developers would be forced to meet in exchange for permission to take control of the area. Based on an explanation  … Full Article

A clover field grows in Brooklyn: John Street Pasture opens to the public on Saturday

Here's something you don't see in Brooklyn everyday — a clover field. … Full Article

UPDATE: ‘THE FENCE’ to open at Brooklyn Bridge Park June 16

THE FENCE, a project created by United Photo Industries, is opening at Brooklyn Bridge Park June 16. There will be a public tour on Wednesday, June 18 at 11 a.m. … Full Article

Bensonhurst trash plant foes find new allies

Opponents of the city’s plan to build a trash processing plant in Bensonhurst have found new allies from another part of town to work with to try and stop the controversial project from moving forward. … Full Article

GMO label bill passes another hurdle in New York

ALBANY— A proposal to require labels on food products containing ingredients from genetically modified crops is inching closer to a vote in the New York Legislature. … Full Article

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