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Some of New York City's most dangerous streets are about to get safer as part of a $250 million project that will target roadways in the outer boroughs where dozens of pedestrians have been killed  … Full Article

Venerable Municipal Club of Brooklyn tours 'endangered' Fort Hamilton

Two historic 19th century elements of Brooklyn came together last week.One was historic Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge, constructed in 1822 overlooking New York Harbor and built to protect the city from a possible second British invasion.
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F train reigns as most delayed subway line

The F train led the MTA electronic alert system for the most delayed incidents in 2013, according to a release from NYPIRG's Straphangars Campaign. The F accounted for eight percent of the total incidents overall. … Full Article

DOT goes on pothole patrol on 86th Street

Bensonhurst drivers, your bumpy ride is coming to an end! … Full Article

Senate passes Savino's bill to punish drivers who kill construction workers

A bill sponsored by state Sen. Diane Savino (D-Coney Island-Bensonhurst-Staten Island) to increase the criminal penalties against reckless drivers who kill or injure hard hats in construction zones has been passed unanimously by the state senate. … Full Article

Stringer to hold Sandy hearing in Coney Island

City Comptroller Scott Stringer took a tour of Coney Island on May 2 to assess post-Sandy rebuilding efforts in advance of a public hearing he will hold in the community on May 6 and said he came away feeling more determined to get to the bottom of the city’s mess involving hurricane relief … Full Article

Here are the 15 Brooklyn liquor stores caught selling to minors

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that 15 Brooklyn liquor stores, out of 16 investigated in an undercover investigation, selling to minors. … Full Article

Minor Violation: Undercover sweep catches 15 Brooklyn liquor stores selling to underage customers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 32 New York City grocery and liquor stores have recently been caught selling liquor to minors, 15 of them in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio unveils plan to increase affordable housing in New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio in Fort Greene on Monday laid out a 10-year plan to build or preserve 200,000 affordable apartments across all five boroughs. … Full Article

Gentile says city shouldn’t keep STAR program secret

Thousands of homeowners across New York could lose out on getting a break on their property taxes because the city isn’t doing enough to inform them of an important tax relief program, according to Councilman Vincent Gentile. … Full Article

Velazquez gets federal funds for fair housing advocates

Two Brooklyn organizations that advocate for affordable housing in New York are getting financial help from the federal government to do their work, thanks to U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, who obtained $975,000 in funding for the groups. … Full Article

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