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Do You Live In A Subway Desert?

A new interactive map focuses on proximity to subway options and reveals just how parched for mass transit some neighborhoods are. Chris Whong, a self-described...

Build It Back Continues To Gather Steam, Hits Speed Bump At...

After a sluggish start, the city appears to making headway on its Build it Back post-Sandy recovery program, but in the Sheepshead Bay Courts, rebuilding is posing...

Two Years After Sandy, Do You Think You’re Safer?

I'd wager a bet that I already know the answer many of our readers will give to the question posed in our headline. But...

Coney Island Beach Isn’t As Full Of Sh*t As You Think,...

Coney Island Creek by Cropsey Avenue is the city's most fecal-filled waterway, according to one number-crunching analyst. Ben Wellington, a statistics professor at Pratt Institute...

Coney Island Beach Isn’t As Full Of Sh*t As You Think,...

Coney Island Creek by Cropsey Avenue is the city's most fecal-filled waterway, according to one number-crunching analyst. Ben Wellington, a statistics professor at Pratt Institute...

Is Traffic Camera Enforcement About Revenue? Not As Much As You...

While the news that New York City will expand speed camera enforcement across the five boroughs was met with conspiratorial sneering from local drivers,...

Is Traffic Camera Enforcement About Revenue? Not As Much As You...

While the news that New York City will expand speed camera enforcement across the five boroughs was met with conspiratorial sneering from local drivers,...

Gentile Defends Parking Rule Change Following Critic’s Claim That It Makes...

Streetsblog managing editor Brad Aaron wrote a post last week claiming that a Department of Transportation rule change fought for by Councilman Vincent Gentile is...

Q&A: Ronald Stewart, Coney Island Violence Interrupter

by Kaara Baptiste Shootings in the NYPD's 60th Precinct, covering Coney Island, Brighton Beach and Gravesend, jumped nearly 85 percent last year, spiking to 24...

Bucking Citywide Trend, Sheepshead Bay-Area Traffic Tickets Stay Steady

The New York Police Department has been busy this year. In February, the number of tickets issued across the city for traffic violations have...

Tickets For Traffic Violations Up 75% In Bensonhurst Area

Summonses issued for traffic violations have gone up 75 percent in the Bensonhurst area this February when compared to February 2013's ticket numbers. This...

Infographic: Brooklyn’s Superstorm Sandy Recovery By The Numbers

The New York City Housing Recovery recently released the above infographic, showing the number of registrations for Build it Back. These are the final...

When The Facts Don’t Matter

THE COMMUTE: Much of what I was taught in school was either useless or not true. I spent several years studying algebra, which I...

Park Slope Can’t Get Enough Of Those Toddler Tunes, According To...

The New York Post teamed up with online radio provider Pandora to perform a neighborhood-by-neighborhood analysis of online listening habits, which, according to the...

Stats Show Blacks Disproportionately Targeted For Stop & Frisk In 61st...

You might have thought that the wonderful utopia of Sheepshead Bay was somehow free of the stop-and-frisk controversies igniting throughout New York City. You'd be wrong....