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31 Residents — Including 13 Children — Removed From ‘Heartbreaking’ Conditions In Illegally Converted Dyker Heights Home
Bensonhurst

31 Residents — Including 13 Children — Removed From ‘Heartbreaking’ Conditions In Illegally Converted Dyker Heights Home

This two-family at 6705 7th Avenue, was forcibly vacated after it was discovered that 31 people were living at the location. (Source: Google Maps)An illegally converted two-family home in Dyker Heights was vacated last week, after it became apparent that 31 people — including 13 children — were living in hazardous

Gentile’s Bill To Combat Illegal Home Conversions Receives Bipartisan Support
Bensonhurst

Gentile’s Bill To Combat Illegal Home Conversions Receives Bipartisan Support

Courtesy of Councilman Vincent Gentile’s OfficeCouncilman Vincent Gentile and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams rallied with members of the Dyker Heights community Monday afternoon, in support of City Council legislation they will introduce [http://legistar.council.nyc.gov/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=2764886&GUID=EF92B99F-832C-4095-B258-698F026A88CA&Options=ID%7CText%7C&Search=

How To Get Your Money Back If You Were Wrongfully Ticketed At A Pedestrian Ramp
Police & Fire

How To Get Your Money Back If You Were Wrongfully Ticketed At A Pedestrian Ramp

A police cruiser parked outside the 61st precinct. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Now that we know that the NYPD has been wrongfully ticketing [http://www.bensonhurstbean.com/2016/05/26-drivers-ticketed-parking-legal-20th-avenue-spot-map/#.Vz9T_5MrKSM] thousands of legally parked vehicles, raking in millions of dollars in fines, how can drivers get their

Illegal Conversion Crackdown: Bill Would Fine Landlords & Use Funds To Relocate Tenants
Asian Americans

Illegal Conversion Crackdown: Bill Would Fine Landlords & Use Funds To Relocate Tenants

> .@VGentile43 [https://twitter.com/VGentile43?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] & neighbors in #DykerHeights [https://twitter.com/hashtag/DykerHeights?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] concerned about illegal conversions in the area. Tune in @News12BK [https://twitter.com/News12BK?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] pic.twitter.com/YCQOkQik9z [https://t.co/YCQOkQik9z] — Dana

community parks initiative

Pols Applaud Inclusion Of Local Playgrounds In Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative

Councilman Mark Treyger announces improvements coming to Lafayette Playground. (Courtesy of Treyger’s Office)The city has doubled the budget for its Community Parks Initiative [http://www.nycgovparks.org/about/framework-for-an-equitable-future/community-parks-initiative] (CPI) — a citywide program to improve under-funded parks in densely populated and growing neighborhoods with higher concentrations of

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