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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...

Crash On Ave J Fuels The Fire Over Ocean Parkway Speed...

Doing a report on #traffic dangers on #oceanparkway and it really is no joke. Just witnessed a pretty bad #accident @News12BK #traffic pic.twitter.com/4Ze2PCQR4x — Kathryn...

District 39 PB Vote: Mobile Showers For The Homeless, More Trees,...

Voting for Participatory Budgeting begins this Saturday, March 25. Below is a list of the 18 project proposals on the ballot for Council Member Brad...

Fire At 88 Prospect Park West Displaces Residents For Months

NYC Council Member Brad Lander (39th District) posted a message to his Facebook page yesterday urging Brooklynites to help Park Slope families displaced by...

Community Declares Kensington a “Hate Free Zone”

Hot on the heels of President Trump’s signing executive orders to expand efforts to deport immigrants living in the country illegally, bar refugees from...

Mourners Gathered In Grand Army Plaza To Demonstrate Unity And Demand...

Community leaders at a vigil for those who lost their lives in Orlando made clear that they would not allow that loss to be...

Plastic Bag Bill Snagged On Government Branches In Albany

The City Council's controversial plastic bag fee legislation -- which passed on May 5 -- is being held up in Albany thanks to opposition...

Velázquez Challenger Yungman Lee Has A Bone To Pick With Brad...

A banker and lawyer from Manhattan is challenging incumbent Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez -- who has held the position for 24 years -- and he has been ruffling feathers...

Tale Of Two Rails: Here’s What You Need To Know About...

News that the long-sought-after F express train would be returning to Brooklyn almost immediately caused a row among lawmakers representing different parts of the...