43 F
New York
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Mayor Discusses Confrontation at YMCA, BQE Fix, And His Brooklyn Jail Plan

PARK SLOPE/BROOKLYN HEIGHTS/BOERUM HILL - Brian Lehrer's "Ask The Mayor" segment returned on Friday after a two week hiatus with Mayor Bill de Blasio speaking with the radio host for more than thirty minutes,...

The Night Mayor Came To Listen, But North Brooklyn Neighbors Feel Left Out

Last week, the "Night Mayor," Ariel Palitz, kicked off her office's listening tour of the five boroughs in Brooklyn, and some North Brooklyn residents don't feel like they got a chance to give their input. On...

Council Member Eugene – Why Won’t You Answer Our Questions? It’s Been A Year!

FLATBUSH - We've been reaching out to District 40 Council Member Mathieu Eugene for a year, asking for an interview, but all we got were excuses. Eugene has been representing Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington,...

Borough President, Chancellor Unveil Plans for High-School STEAM Center at Brooklyn Navy Yard

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza joined up at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to reveal plans for an ambitious new education project: a multi-million dollar...

Golden, Gounardes Talk Child Victims Act In Dyker Heights Debate

DYKER HEIGHTS -- Southern Brooklyn residents lead with Child Victims Act at the heated debate between State Sen. Marty Golden and Andrew Gounardes Tuesday in Dyker Heights. The Dyker Heights Civic Association's event drew nearly...

Brannan Secures Funding To Start 3rd Ave. BID

BAY RIDGE -- City Councilman Justin Brannan announced on Friday funding for a new 3rd Avenue Business Improvement District (BID). Brannan will award a $37,000 Neighborhood Development Grant Initiative to the Bay Ridge Merchants of Third...

Kings County Democratic Committee – Time To Engage With Your Members! OPINION

By Yaneth Lombana, LMSW, Trauma therapist and County Committee Member 56 AD 91 ED CROWN HEIGHTS - One of the nation’s largest Democratic county organizations, the Kings County Committee, is located in Brooklyn and has the power...

For TPS Holders, The Fight To Remain Is Not Over

BENSONHURST - A couple of weeks ago, Melvin Pacheco, who is from El Salvador and lives in Bensonhurst, took his car for an emergency repair to a shop on New Utrecht Avenue. When the...

Politicians Push New Transit Options, But Are They Viable L Train Alternatives?

With the L Train shutdown six months away—and weekend closures of the entire line in the meantime—Brooklyn residents and local politicians are looking into any kind of alternative transportation they can find. Of course, the...

Campaign Office Turns Into A Bay Ridge Community Center and Political Club

BAY RIDGE - Former State Senate candidate Ross Barkan announced Wednesday that he’s turning his campaign office into a much-needed community center in Bay Ridge.  Named Solidarity Space, it is located at 307 82nd...

Community Meeting Regarding Toxic NuHarte Site Redevelopment Tonight in Greenpoint

GREENPOINT - A community meeting tonight in Greenpoint will give residents a forum to speak about the proposed remediation and development of the infamous NuHarte Site, a SuperFund project known for its toxic plume of...

From The Southern Brooklyn Candidate Forum: Golden Only Has Time For Some Constituents

BAY RIDGE - Mallory McMahon has waited more than 200 days for a sit-down with her local state senator. First, she called the Southern Brooklyn office several times before scribing an email of disappointment to...

Downtown Brooklyn Receives $10M Revitalization Fund From State

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that Downtown Brooklyn will receive $10 million from New York State's Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) which works to "transform communities into vibrant neighborhoods" while boosting local...

Cuomo Endorses Gounardes in Bensonhurst

BENSONHURST -- Gov. Cuomo visited Brooklyn on Tuesday to endorse the Democratic senatorial candidate Andrew Gounardes, in what seemed more like a presidential campaign rally. Dozens packed into the Stars and Stripes Democratic Club to...

Southern Brooklyn Candidate Debate Tomorrow Morning

BAY RIDGE - Before they face off in the Nov. 6 primary, the candidates for Southern Brooklyn seats are slated to go head-to-head tomorrow, Wednesday at the Bay Ridge Inter-Agency Council for Aging at...
Bklyner reporting is supported by our subscribers and: