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This year will be a big one at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Board President Regina Myer reported at a Feb. 26 Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) board meeting, held at Borough Hall. … Full Article

1 dead, 1 critical after Brooklyn residential fire

Authorities say one person has died and another is critically injured following an early morning fire in Brooklyn.  … Full Article

LaGuardia rail link highlights Cuomo's transportation plan

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans Tuesday to fulfill a long-held dream for New York City travelers: a rail link to LaGuardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the nation. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society celebrates Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) has compiled a robust programming lineup that includes a discussion with an award-winning historian, a free screening of Diana Paragas’ and Nelson George’s 2011 documentary “Brooklyn Boheme” every Sunday in February, a conve … Full Article

Lawmakers look at how Airbnb affects NYC housing, economy

With home-as-hotel sites like Airbnb doing booming business, New York City lawmakers are scrutinizing how the trend affects the housing market and economy. … Full Article

Trouble at both ends of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Two different advocacy groups are fighting two separate developments in Brooklyn Bridge Park – one at the southern end at Pier 6, and one further north near Pier 1. … Full Article

Police commissioner Bratton discusses vision for NYPD at Brooklyn event

Brooklyn hosted New York Police Commissioner William Bratton at a breakfast event Thursday morning as a part of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s “Brooklyn Newsmakers” series. … Full Article

De Blasio touts progress in affordable housing plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing that New York City took an important first step to reach his ambitious affordable housing goal. … Full Article

NYC remembers MLK at time of focus on race relations

The life of Martin Luther King Jr. was remembered across New York City on Monday, the annual commemorations taking on added meaning at a time of increased focus on race relations in the nation's largest city. … Full Article

Colton to Boehner: Slain cops deserve gold medals

Assemblymember Bill Colton, who proposed that slain NYPD Detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu be posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal shortly after the two men were shot to death last month, is pressing ahead with his idea. … Full Article

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