Thousands march across Brooklyn Bridge in gun protest

Thousands of demonstrators have marched across the Brooklyn Bridge in a protest against gun violence. A student-led group called Youth Over Guns organized Saturday's protest. The group formed after the deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, in February. … Full Article

Lyft's potential purchase of Citi Bike may ignite Brooklyn bike-share war

How many dockless bike programs does New York need? Will there be a glut of bicycles strewn about the somnolent streets of Brooklyn? These are questions that residents and Department of Transportation officials will likely ask in the coming months.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 4: Permanent Pool Finally Coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 62°, Night 53°, Chance of Showers … Full Article

$1 Billion development site at Greenpoint Landing to start construction in 2019

Two new rental development sites are expected to start construction on schedule in 2019. Greenpoint Landing, a rapidly emerging area on the Brooklyn waterfront, is a 22-acre site located along the East River in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Absentee ballots for November 2017 election delivered in April 2018

Last month, the city’s Board of Elections received 2,000 pieces of belated mail, including hundreds of absentee ballots that should have been counted in the November 2017 election. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares to hold design competition

As part of its efforts to continue revitalizing the Fort Hamilton Senior Center, Bay Ridge Cares is holding a design competition, giving local artists, both with and without experience, the opportunity to get their work on the facade of the building. … Full Article

Permanent pool finally coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

It was all smiles Friday morning as Brooklyn Bridge Park announced plans to build a permanent pool at Squibb Park, which sits just above Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

EPA to National Grid: It's time to pay for the Gowanus Canal cleanup

It's only a drop in the bucket, but a historic milestone nonetheless. The Environmental Protection Agency and National Grid agreed on a $100 million settlement that will go towards cleaning up the notoriously toxic Gowanus Canal. … Full Article

Because of dog flu, free pet vaccines at Borough Hall on Saturday

In light of an outbreak of canine influenza in Brooklyn, a free vaccine clinic for dogs (and also cats) is being held at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Joralemon Street on Saturday, June 2, from 11 a.m. … Full Article


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