New York is losing the rat race.
Citizen complaints about pests to the 311 hotline plus online reports went from 22,300 in fiscal year 2012 to 24,586 the next year, city Comptroller Scott Stringer said Sunday. … Full Article
It was a call so minor that the city has just the barest record of it in its data bases. But spectators were impressed with the professionalism shown by police and fire rescue units, which went beyond the call of duty during the course of their workday. … Full Article
Borough President Eric Adams wants you to take home a pet from a shelter– and he’s making it easy by hosting an adopt-a-pet event at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. … Full Article
Bicyclists and pedestrians should be able cross the Verrazano Bridge just like motorists do, according to a group of advocates pushing for a special lane to be installed on the Brooklyn-Staten Island span. … Full Article
She remembers when streetlamps were lit by hand, and when subways cost five cents a ride.
She remembers when Borough Park and Flatbush were mostly farmland and her family bought their fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. … Full Article
On Oct. 1, Urban ID Media in association with the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office and Our Times Press kicked off the inaugural Brooklyn’s Best Honors. Hosted by City Councilmember Robert E. … Full Article
NEW YORK — Rockettes Rehearse in New York: The Rockettes rehearse their "New York at Christmas" number from the 2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, in the rehearsal space of St. Paul the Apostle Church, in New York, on Tuesday. … Full Article