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The next Prospect Park? Massive 407-acre state park coming to Jamaica Bay in East New York

Shunned as the bowels of Brooklyn, Jamaica Bay has long been chastised as polluted marshland, a toxic waterway below the shadows of planes sloping steeply toward Kennedy Airport. … Full Article

East New York dog rescued from garbage now walking, discharged from animal hospital

It’s a blessing in disguise. Saint Vincent, the dog who was rescued from a trash bag in East New York on Dec. 19, is recovering well and was discharged from the Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group (VERG) on Friday afternoon. … Full Article

$5,000 reward offered for would-be dog killer in East New York

A nonprofit animal rights organization is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of a person who left a dog to die in East New York on Dec. 19. … Full Article

New Lots Library now an IDNYC enrollment center

Brooklyn residents looking to apply for identification cards in the city’s IDNYC program now have a new place where they can get it done. The Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced that an IDNYC enrollment center has opened in the New Lots branch in East New York.  … Full Article

Wounded dog with taped mouth found in East New York garbage bag

A dog was found in a trash bag in East New York on Tuesday night with its mouth tied shut. … Full Article

Post-Superstorm Sandy rebuilding continues in Gerritsen Beach

I'll give ya shelter from the storm. Five years after Superstorm Sandy, rebuilding continues in Gerritsen Beach, a beloved Brooklyn neighborhood on a slim peninsula. … Full Article

Do you know the way to Shell Bank Canal?

Where is Brooklyn's other canal? These days, everybody in the known universe can point the way to the toxic yet trendy 1.8-mile-long Gowanus Canal. But what about Shell Bank Canal? Have you even heard of it? … Full Article

Accused NYC subway bomber expected to face federal charges

A would-be suicide bomber was held Tuesday on state terrorism charges while federal prosecutors prepared their own case in the rush hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system that failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, officials said. … Full Article

Terrified teen testifies at friend’s murder trial

The best friend of a 16-year-old girl who was gunned down inside her East Flatbush apartment while babysitting her baby cousin, confronted trial questioning with silence and was reluctant to point out the alleged killer in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Monday. … Full Article

Frank Seddio’s dazzling light display draws thousands to Canarsie every year

As the choirs sang and the children cheered, the Seddio household’s iconic light show lit up Canarsie with holiday spirit. … Full Article


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