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Unpaid Brooklyn district leader living large in Park Slope

A district leader is a volunteer position, anyone familiar with NYC politics knows. … Full Article

Newtown Creek floating bridge seeks Kickstarter funding

A Williamsburg-based architecture and design studio is seeking to fund an unusual proposal for a floating wooden bridge across Newtown Creek in an equally unusual way – by crowdfunding it on Kickstarter. … Full Article

First step in creating Little Haiti in Flatbush unveiled by New York’s first Haitian-American elected official

Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte envisions creating a “Little Haiti” in Flatbush where, she says, Haitian Creole is by far the most prevalent foreign language spoken. … Full Article

MILESTONES: May 22, birthdays for Naomi Campbell, Novak Djokovic, Daniel Bryan

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 141st day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 22: Brooklyn's Raging Real Estate Boom Hits a Calm Patch

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 67°, Night 59°, Chance of Showers then Showers Likely … Full Article

Brooklyn doctor says DA’s office destroyed his life

Three years ago, Brooklyn cardiologist Abdul Q. Malik was arrested, but later cleared, of taking part in a scam that recruited homeless people, giving them unnecessary tests and defrauding Medicare and Medicaid. … Full Article

Design installation launched under Gowanus Expressway

An art and landscaping installation known as El-Space, under the Gowanus Expressway at 36th Street and Third Avenue, adjacent to Industry City, was unveiled on Thursday. It incorporates the brightly-painted pillars of the elevated expressway itself, plantings, drainage pipes and more. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 21: Expert describes how to survive a vehicle-involved terror attack

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 61°, Night 54°, Rain Likely
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Why are there so many parts of NYC without subway service?

Why do many parts of the city, such as Midtown and Downtown Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn, have so many subway lines while other parts, such as southeast Brooklyn and eastern Queens, have almost none? … Full Article

Early 1900s Brooklyn Bridge film shown after many years

An early film of the Brooklyn Bridge, taken from one of the elevated railroad cars that traversed the bridge in its early days, is now available to the public after being discovered in a farmhouse and restored. The film was taken by W. … Full Article

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