A pair of bills the City Council passed this week to encourage everyday New Yorkers to get more involved in stamping out public corruption are winning praise from good government groups, but leader … Full Article

New York City Council District 33 candidates Levin, Cambranes debate in Boerum Hill

A daylong, torrential downpour failed to keep Brooklynites from gathering at the Commons Cafe on Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill on Sunday to witness the first debate between City Councilmember Stephen Levin (D-Downtown-Heights-Williamsburg-Greenpoint) and challenger Victoria Cambranes. … Full Article

Levin to debate challenger Cambranes Sunday in Brooklyn City Council race

Candidates for City Council District 33 (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Greenpoint, Williamsburg) will be debating this Sunday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. at the Commons Café, 388 Atlantic Ave. … Full Article

Schumer endorses Brannan for City Council

Calling him a “a real neighborhood go-to guy who gets things done,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) endorsed Democrat Justin Brannan for City Council this week, urging residents to vote for him in the election two weeks from now. … Full Article

Brooklyn Political Roundup, October 25: Capano blasts de Blasio, Schumer endorses Brannan

Capano blasts de Blasio’s traffic plan A proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio to ease traffic congestion by banning truck deliveries during rush hour is coming in for withering criticism from Bob Capano, the Reform Party candidate for Bay Ridge’s City Council seat. … Full Article

Quaglione to de Blasio: Tell the truth about shelters

On Thursday, Republican City Council candidate John Quaglione held a press conference in front of the notorious Prince Hotel at 315 93rd St. … Full Article

Brooklyn was well-represented at the 72nd Alfred E. Smith Dinner

Almost 2,000 guests packed the Hilton Midtown Hotel in anticipation of the 72nd Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner on Oct. 19. … Full Article

Housing preservation group to join City Hall protest

Dyker Heights-based housing preservation group that elected officials have credited with inspiring the city’s fight against landlords who illegally convert one- and two-family homes into multi-unit apartment houses is planning to join other advocates in a protest at City Hall on Thursday. … Full Article

Scott Stringer celebrates Polish heritage in Greenpoint

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted elected officials, community leaders and guests at the Polish Heritage Breakfast held at the Polish & Slavic Center at 177 Kent St. in Greenpoint. … Full Article

De Blasio town hall to hit Brooklyn Heights … and some may hit back

Have a question to ask or a bone to pick with the mayor? … Full Article


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