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Department of Transportation Proposes New Bay Ridge Bike Lanes

BAY RIDGE – Department of Transportation representatives unveiled their proposal for new bike lanes in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights at a Community Board 10 meeting on May 9, incorporating feedback from DOT's January...

Letter to the Editor: Stopping the Illegal Home Conversions – Who’s Really Doing The...

By Bob Cassara, President of the Brooklyn Housing Preservation Alliance @brooklynhpa  As President of the Brooklyn Housing Preservation Alliance (BHPA) I am gratified to see elected officials put their efforts and resources behind a very...
New parking meters installed at the 58th Street Pier in view of Manhattan. (Photo: Todd Maisel/Bklyner)

New Parking Meters At 58th Street Pier In Sunset Park

SUNSET PARK — It's always been free to park at the 58th Street Pier in Sunset Park, most recently to park and ride the ferry to Manhattan. But it might not be free anymore as...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

Gounardes Calls For Verrazzano Discount for Brooklyn Residents

BAY RIDGE — State Sen. Andrew Gounardes is calling for Brooklyn to get their fair share in toll discounts, especially as it relates to the Verrazzano Bridge. The freshman senator introduced bill SS490 calling for residents...

Use Shapr to Make The Right Connections

There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to a new job opportunity, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great addition to your team. But let’s...

How To Squander $20k – State Renewed Lease With Slumlord Despite Assemblywoman’s Indictment

BAY RIDGE — Three state agencies squandered more than $20,000 on unused district office space after extending the lease of a Fed-embattled lawmaker who had already resigned. The New York State Assembly extended a two-year lease...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

DOT Bike Lane Proposal Would Add Bay Ridge’s First Protected Cycling Lanes

BAY RIDGE - A representative from the Department of Transportation presented Community Board 10 it’s plan for a series of safety upgrades to 7th Avenue between 67th Street and 79th Street on Monday night,...

ColoGuard: Connecting Brooklyn, Investing in Brooklyn

When founding, constructing, and growing a business—any kind of business—you need support from a range of sources, be they wholesalers, distributors, office management platforms, maintenance workers, and perhaps dozens more. In this day and...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Crossing Verrazzano? It’s $5.50 if you are from SI, but $19 if you live...

BAY RIDGE — Hours before the proposed MTA toll hike, Gov. Andrew Cuomo found $6 million to ensure Staten Islanders maintain the $5.50 special residence rate to cross the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge, leaving their Brooklyn neighbors...

PJ Masks Live Heads Into Brooklyn To Save The Day This Weekend

SPONSORED: Weekend in the city, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them messing with your (Satur/Sun)day. If that slightly altered bit of narration sounds familiar, you probably...
Councilman Justin Brannan. Photo: Courtesy of City Council

Brannan Introduces Legislation To Create Department of Animal Welfare

BAY RIDGE — On Monday afternoon City Councilman Justin Brannan tweeted a skunk sighting. "Skunk amok in #Bay Ridge? I'm here for it," the tweet read. Now Brooklyn's favorite vegetarian lawmaker is turning his animal...
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