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Adams Says He Would Have Immediately Arrested People Who Dumped Water On Cops

Borough President Eric Adams said Thursday that he would have arrested the men who over the weekend doused water on police officers. During the heat wave, two videos were recorded and posted to social media...

Power Not Fully Back on Prospect Lefferts Gardens Block, Residents and Pols Say

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS — Residents of a block in Prospect Lefferts Gardens still lack full power nearly two days after the weekend heat wave-induced Con Ed power cut, local politicians and residents said Tuesday...

Heavy Rain Floods 4th Avenue Businesses Monday Night

"At the height of yesterday’s storm the Park Slope neighborhood was receiving nearly three inches of rain an hour, which exceeds the capacity of the drainage system," said Ted Timbers, a spokesperson for...

‘This is Outrageous’: Local Pols React to Con Ed Power Outages

SOUTHEAST BROOKLYN — Con Ed turned the lights out in pockets of Brooklyn, where local politicians have in recent days put the company that power most of New York City on blast. On Sunday, Con...

As Heat Wave Approaches, de Blasio Tells New Yorkers How to Keep Cool

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS—Mayor Bill de Blasio will stay in town this weekend for the upcoming heatwave, and on Wednesday he and other officials detailed how the city is going to respond to the "dangerous weather." "I...

From Sunrise To Sunset – Antonio M. Rosario’s Kensington

KENSINGTON - Antonio M. Rosario is a man of routines. Every morning he wakes up at 6:00 am and captures the sun rising above Brooklyn outside his office window. From the top floor of...

Slow Progress on Surge Barriers, Surge Gates and Other Flood Mitigation Measures For Southern...

CANARSIE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shared its latest report on an ongoing study about how to best improve New York and New Jersey's defenses against a natural disaster Wednesday to a...

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...
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