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Council members urge de Blasio for more NYCHA housing for homeless

Brooklyn Boro
Prominent members of the City Council are urging Mayor de Blasio to find more space for the homeless within the New York City Housing Authority. … Full Article

State legislature passes ‘Expedited Missing Persons Act’

Williamsburg
The NY State Senate passed a bill today that will help ensure the speedy identification of a recovered body in case of a tragic event. … Full Article

84th Precinct is ready for Fourth of July Fireworks

DUMBO
This Fourth of July, for the first time since 2009, the fireworks have moved back to the East River -- and that means great views at the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and the Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Two Trees announces DUMBO Cultural Space Subsidy Program

DUMBO
Two Trees Management Co. on Monday announced the launch of the Cultural Space Subsidy Program, a new program to open below-market space in DUMBO to a wide group of arts and culture tenants. … Full Article

Bay Ridge residents want ‘Step Street’ repaired

Bay Ridge
Ridge Boulevard rests on a hill in Bay Ridge that is so steep, stairs were built instead of roadways to allow people to navigate their way from the boulevard to the next street over, Colonial Road. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 17

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

Brooklyn a hit as a baby name, except in NY state

Brooklyn Boro
Maybe it's the ultimate sign that New York City's up-and-coming borough has finally arrived. Brooklyn is now one of the nation's most popular baby names. … Full Article

De Blasio makes history as Grand Marshal of Brooklyn’s Pride Parade

Brooklyn Boro
Mayor de Blasio made history over the weekend when he led Brooklyn’s Twilight Pride Parade as one of the four grand marshals, making him the first New York City mayor to lead an LGBT pride event. … Full Article

Tony Danza joins the board of the NYC Police Athletic League

New York City
The iconic Brooklyn born actor Tony Danza will be joining the board of New York City’s Police Athletic League and focusing his efforts on strengthening the relationship between the city’s youth and police department.    … Full Article

City to rule on NY Methodist expansion Tuesday

Park Slope
The Board of Standards and Appeals is expected to rule on Tuesday on New York Methodist Hospital’s zoning variance application for a planned expansion in Park Slope.  … Full Article

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