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Groundbreaking At Carroll Gardens’ St. Mary’s Playground

Carroll Gardens - Just before the rain started to fall this afternoon, NYC Parks Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Martin Maher kicked off the groundbreaking at...

Mayor Proposes Plan To Tax City’s Wealthiest To Fund MTA Repairs

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to tax the wealthiest New Yorkers to fund much-needed repairs and improvements to the city's troubled MTA...

Gowanus Green Team: Preparing Young Apprentices For ‘Green Jobs’

On Wednesday morning, the Gowanus Canal Conservancy and Council Member Brad Lander launched the Gowanus Green Team, a training program that prepares young adults...

State Budget Cuts Force Four Brooklyn School-Based Health Centers To Close

Four school-based health centers (SBHC) located in Brooklyn public schools are being forced to shut down due to recent state budget cuts and changes...

#GetOrganizedBK Hosts Civic Festival Tuesday At Prospect Park

The #GetOrganizedBK team is hosting a free Civic Festival—a resistance and community building event, tomorrow at Prospect Park. On Tuesday, from 4:30pm to 8:30pm at...

Community Board 6 Begins Discussions On City’s Homeless Shelter Plan

Representatives of the NYC Department of Social Services discussed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Turning the Tide on Homelessness in New York City” plan with...

Lander Urges Neighbors To Help ‘Plan Gowanus’

NYC Council Member Brad Lander sent out a message today asking neighbors to get involved with Plan Gowanus, the digital community engagement platform where...

Brooklyn Officials Respond To Trump’s Pulling Out of Paris Accord

Last Thursday, President Trump announced his withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement is a 2015 climate deal made by 195 countries around the world with...

What You Need To Know About NYC’s “Freelance Isn’t Free Act”

On Monday, May 15, the country’s first law protecting freelancers from deadbeat employers went into effect in New York City—home to over one million...

Park Slope Library Unveils New Reading Circle And Storytelling Garden

On Saturday, Council Member Brad Lander hosted a ribbon-cutting for the Park Slope Library's new reading circle and storytelling telling garden at the 431...

District 39 Participatory Budgeting: The Results Are In

The results are in for New York City’s Participatory Budgeting Cycle 6! Council Member Brad Lander announced the seven winning capital projects and five winning programming/expense projects for...

Lander’s #GetOrganizedBK! Sponsors Most Protests In NYC Since The Election

The election of Donald Trump into the White House has spurred an overwhelming amount of public protests, the likes of which New York City hasn't...

FDNY Extinguish Brush Fire At Prospect Park Sunday

Prospect Park pic.twitter.com/grfT9iHBVh — Adam Gurri (@adamgurri) April 9, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Brooklynites out enjoying Sunday's pleasant weather got a surprise when a fire ignited in a wooded area...

[UPDATE] Bye Bye Key Food: Deal Closed, Construction To Begin This...

City Council Member Brad Lander's office released an announcement on Thursday, March 30 regarding the agreement reached with Avery Hall Investments on the...

PB District 39 Project Expo: 18 Great Projects To Choose From!

Voting for Participatory Budgeting began Saturday, March 25 and runs though Sunday, April 2. If you haven't voted yet—what are you waiting for?! Wednesday night...