City councilmember Jumaane Williams (D - Flatbush, East Flatbush) is taking another whack at getting the East Flatbush home of baseball legend Jackie Robinson designated as a city landmark. … Full Article

Unfair fares! NYC subway, bus, rail fares set to rise in March

Millions of commuters and visitors will have to pay more to ride the city's subways and buses early next year, and hundreds of thousands of drivers and railroad passengers also will face higher costs to commute. … Full Article

Report: MTA chairman Lhota to resign on Friday for mayoral run

After doing a strong job getting the MTA up and running quickly after SuperStorm Sandy, its chairman Joe Lhota is expected to resign on Friday in order to run for the city's 2013 mayora … Full Article

New York criminals sentenced to Sandy relief help

Coney Island
New Yorkers who got into minor trouble in Manhattan have been sentenced to Sandy. … Full Article

Brooklyn entrepreneur Kuriyama makes every second count

When Brooklyn-based business man Cesar Kuriyama turned 30, he wanted to capture the very best moments of his life on video as Gawker reports. … Full Article

R line resumes normal service on Friday

Brooklyn Heights
The MTA says R subway service between lower Manhattan and Brooklyn is expected to return on Friday. … Full Article

Prospect Park’s legendary ‘Ghost Dog’ up for adoption

Prospect Park
The “Ghost Dog” of Prospect Park – a nearly mythical creature -- is up for adoption.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park issues RFP for John Street

Just a week after opening the soccer fields at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park has now turned its attention to the northern end of the park -– specifically, the John Street site in DUMBO. … Full Article

Brooklyn owl released into wild

Sea Gate
A tiny Canadian owl who was found in Sea Gate suffering from head trauma and inflammation has been released into the wilds of Central Park, reports Gothamist. … Full Article

New section of Brooklyn Bridge Park opens – with 3 soccer fields

Brooklyn Heights
The press conference to announce the  … Full Article

Smartphones can soon be used to 'e-hail' city taxis

Raising your arm and yelling "taxi!" will soon be the old-fashioned way to nab a New York City cab. Soon, all you'll need is a smartphone app. … Full Article


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