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What Happened to the $10 Million the Mayor Promised for Sewage Backup Valves in Southern Brooklyn?
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What Happened to the $10 Million the Mayor Promised for Sewage Backup Valves in Southern Brooklyn?

SOUTH BROOKLYN — At a town hall [/mayors-promises-sheepshead-last-nights-town-hall/] in Sheepshead Bay back in September 2017, Mayor de Blasio promised a $10 million initiative that would provide homeowners in Southern Brooklyn with free sewage cut-off valves. However, it seems that the mayor misspoke. That money would be coming from state funds, not

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History
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Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

Cortelyou Road by Antonio M Rosario.The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad [https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/new-york-underground-railroad-house] – A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake [http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/07/the-secret-story-of-the-brooklyn-heights-promenade.html] – Thomas

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