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Election Day Alert: Vote For Public Advocate Tomorrow, February 26

BROOKLYN — New York City residents will cast their votes tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26, for the city's next public advocate in a special election to fill the seat Letitia James left after she was sworn in as...

Briefly Noted: New Numbers on Congestion Pricing, Dodgers and Winter Storm Advisory

While the majority of residents in the city seem to support Congestion Pricing, Brooklyn came in last, according to the Streetsblog poll which is missing Staten Island due to insufficient response: Manhattan: 60.6 percent in favor, 32.5...

Midwood Flooded Over The Weekend

MIDWOOD/FLATBUSH/DITMAS PARK - After intense rain over Thanksgiving weekend, streets in parts of Brooklyn turned into rivers and lakes. Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte was caught in one yesterday, tweeting, "We are under water!" She said she reached...

Extremely Cold Thanksgiving Forecast

The New York City is urging individuals to prepare for extremely cold temperatures on Thursday and has activated Code Blue. The National Weather Service forecasts the temperatures on Thursday to be in the low to mid-20s...

Snow Alert For Tomorrow Noon!

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Snow Alert for Thursday, November 15, 2018 at noon, and they are expecting 3 inches of snow. Here's what the Department of Sanitation wants you...

6 Years After Sandy, Brooklyn Still Vulnerable To Storms

Hurricane Sandy slammed into New York City six years ago Monday, causing 43 deaths and $19 billion in widespread devastation from which the city has yet to completely recover. For many residents of southern Brooklyn...

The Barnacle Parade Returns To Commemorate 6th Anniversary Of Hurricane Sandy

RED HOOK - The fifth annual Barnacle Parade returns on Monday, October 29 to commemorate the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy flooding the streets of Red Hook. Despite the tragedy and destruction caused by the storm in...

As Temperature Drops, Heat Complaints Already Rising

It's officially cold in Brooklyn! The high temperature is expected to top out at barely 50°  today and many residents will be relying on their heaters to stay warm. But what is your landlord's...

Heat Advisory In Effect Through Wednesday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for New York City from 11am Tuesday morning through 9pm Wednesday night. High heat and humidity are forecasted with temperatures in the mid-90s and heat index values over...

Heat Advisory Extended Until 9pm Monday Night

The National Weather Service extended the weekend's Heat Advisory for New York City until 9pm tonight, July 2. It will be hot and humid with the heat index expected to rise to approximately 100 degrees today, with the...

Rain Gardens Coming to Central-Southern Brooklyn

Flatbush/Kensington- Over the last month, many of you have been asking what's up with the green markings on the sidewalks that have been spotted from McDonald Avenue, along Church Avenue to Flatbush, to Coney Island Avenue, Beverley...

Three Big Events in Brooklyn This Weekend: Brooklyn Half Marathon, Bay Fest and Fabulous...

Three big, family-friendly events will take place this weekend. Brooklyn Half Marathon is this Saturday, May 19, and despite the almost 100% chance of rain, more than 27,500 runners are expected to race down from Prospect Park...

Shoreline Residents Will Be Better Supported During Future Recoveries

An aviation bill could help homeowners previously ineligible for disaster relief funds. After Superstorm Sandy, some homeowners received FEMA emergency funds. Once those emergency funds maxed out at $32,000, FEMA instructed homeowners to apply for...

Storm Brings Collapsed Scaffolding, Fallen Tree Branches, And Flooding Across Brooklyn (VIDEO)

BROOKLYN - There were four flash flood warnings this morning, and we hope you were not personally affected by the havoc the heavy rains unleashed on the city. Scaffolding collapsed on two parked cars in Brighton...

Flood Program Expanded To Include More Southern Brooklyn Homeowners

SOUTH BROOKLYN - After months of advocacy from Council Members Mark Treyger and Chaim Deutsch for additional Southern Brooklyn neighborhoods to be included in a flood insurance program, 2,500 low and moderate-income homeowners can...
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