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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

A Touch of France in Brooklyn on Bastille Day

BOERUM HILL - Smith Street was transformed into a small French heaven on Sunday, July 14, in celebration of Bastille Day, the day heroic French men and women stormed the fortress in Paris 230 years...

Local Pols Blast MTA’s Express F Subway Plan

PARK SLOPE— The MTA's plans to run four F express trains per day drew the ire of a Council member who represents neighborhoods served by the line. On Tuesday, the MTA announced in September it would...

Another Motorcyclist Dies On BQE

COLUMBIA STREET WATERFRONT - A Bronx man has died after crashing his motorcycle on the BQE Monday night, the NYPD reports. Just before midnight on Monday, July 8, police responded to a 911 call regarding...

CB6 Permits Committee Votes On New Bar and Pool Hall Planned For Gowanus

COBBLE HILL - The Brooklyn Community Board 6 Permits & Licenses Committee moved to recommend a positive outcome for two business seeking a liquor license at their Monday meeting. While the committee only had...

Sweeping Attendance Zone Changes Proposed For Elementary Schools In Brooklyn’s District 15

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat In a bid to relieve overcrowding and help spur integration, the education department is weighing whether to redraw elementary school zone lines — or remove attendance boundaries altogether — in a...

Electric Car Charging Stations Coming to Park Slope in Fall 2019

PARK SLOPE - On the evening of June 20th, the Transportation and Public Safety Committee of Brooklyn Community Board 6 convened at P.S. 133 to hear two presentations. First, representatives from the NYC Department...

NYT Opens Storefront Installation in Cobble Hill

BOERUM HILL - The New York Times has launched a new project, “The truth is local”, to showcase their local reporting in New York City. In each of the five boroughs, a storefront art...

Work On Henry Street Park III Expected To Begin This Fall

COBBLE HILL - Representatives for Fortis and MPFP Landscape Architecture & Urban Design provided another update regarding the upcoming renovation of Henry Street Park III during the Brooklyn Community Board 6 Parks Committee meeting on Wednesday. George Fontas,...

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

Bond Vet Opens in Cobble Hill

COBBLE HILL - Bond Vet is dripping in millennial pink. The new Court Street pet clinic is stylish, brimming with succulents, neon signs, and canine-height hashtags. Though the clinic is designed with human visitors...

Former CB6 District Manager Found Not Guilty On Forgery Charges

COBBLE HILL - A former long-time Brooklyn Community Board 6 (CB6) District Manager has been found not guilty for allegedly giving himself more than $38,000 in raises over a three year period using the electronic signatures...

CB2 Recommends Overhaul of City’s Plan for Atlantic Ave. Jail

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Community Board 2 (CB2) convened on Wednesday, June 12th, to discuss and vote on their new recommendation for the 275 Atlantic Avenue jail. The jail is part of a four-jail system...

Profile: TransAlt Tom DeVito On Street Design And Advocacy As Therapy

COBBLE HILL - The first thing one notices when approaching Thomas DeVito is a beautiful Jindo-mix puppy named Lennie who, much like her owner, doesn't like to sit still. DeVito is the Director of...

76th Precinct Warns of Increase in Thefts as it Wraps Community Meetings for the...

CARROLL GARDENS - On Wednesday, June 5th, residents of the 76th precinct gathered in the basement room of the police station for the last community meeting before disbanding for the summer. Deputy Inspector Megan...

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