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The popular Coney Island Cyclone, a roller coaster ride at the beachfront amusement park, failed to give thrill-seekers the adrenaline rush they had hoped for on Sunday.   … Full Article

Gerritsen Beach gets a boost in post-Sandy recovery efforts

The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department, which has worked for the past 18 months since Hurricane Sandy to help residents get back on their feet, has been given a big boost. … Full Article

Obituary: Mary-Chilton Winslow Mead dies, known for her gracious wit

Mary-Chilton Winslow Mead, of Brooklyn and Stillwater, N.J., died peacefully on Wednesday, May 7, at The Nathaniel Witherell Nursing Center in Greenwich, Conn. She was 79. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News for May 17

Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO  … Full Article

What's News for May 17-18

Two luxury residential towers planned for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will include a substantial percentage of affordable housing, according to BBP’s Request for Proposals (RFP), issued on Tuesday. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for May 16

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Friday, May 16, 2014. Updated periodically.
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

Affordable units planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park, but opposition remains

Two luxury residential towers planned for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) will include a substantial percentage of affordable housing, according to BBP’s Request for Proposals (RFP), issued on Tuesday. … Full Article

New York City puts brakes on taxi expansion plan

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has announced that is putting the brakes on the growth of the new green taxi service that was commissioned to expand street-hail service to the boroughs outside of Manhattan. … Full Article

NYPD: Huge weapons arsenal recovered in Brooklyn

New York City police have recovered an arsenal of weapons inside a Brooklyn apartment. … Full Article

Temporary transfer will help G train riders during summer shutdown

A temporary improvement meant to make things easier for G train riders during the five-week summer suspension of the northern part of the line has been hailed by elected officials and transit advocacy groups. … Full Article

What's News for May 16

State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes astounded a courtroom filled with lawyers, litigants and residents on Thursday when he asked attorneys for three competing bidders for Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to gather behind closed doors to try to work out a joint plan t … Full Article

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