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Jamaica Bay Getting Cleaner And Fresher — The All Natural Way

Jamaica Bay used to be blanketed with oysters. This was long before all the dredging, pollution, and erosion caused them to become functionally extinct. Oysters...

Goodbye Cast-Iron Pipes: Water Main Replacement Tears Up Streets This Week

This week, two streets are facing water service interruption because the Department of Environmental Protection is replacing cast-iron water mains running underneath the sidewalk. Water...

UPDATE: DOT Submits ‘Fixed Bridge’ Plan To Coast Guard; Drawbridge Option...

UPDATE, Monday, June 20 at 5pm: In further discussion between the Park Slope Stoop and the Department of Transportation, a DOT spokesperson now says a...

Gowanus Film Studio Heads To City Hall, Fighting With Spunk After...

The Gowanus-based film and television studio Eastern Effects heads to City Hall tomorrow morning with an important mail delivery that they hope will help spare their...

Film Studio And 230 Jobs At Stake As Gowanus Sewage Tank...

A successful film studio in the Gowanus neighborhood which has close to 230 employees could be forced to close if a proposed environmental cleanup plan...

Flood Warning Issued For Southern Brooklyn

Southern Brooklyn residents are advised to prepare for flooding Friday evening. Persistent winds and a strong high tide are expected bring floodwaters to Brooklyn's southern...

April Showers! Pick Up Your Free Rain Barrel This Sunday

April showers bring May flowers! Spring is in the air, so what better time to grab a free rain barrel in order to cut down...

ICYMI: Deadly Drug Den, Parent Arrested At P.S. 193, Attempted Luring...

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s...

Frustrated Neighbors Find Few Answers About Projects To Protect Waterfronts From...

Frustrations boiled over at a Manhattan Beach Community Group meeting Tuesday when city officials showed up empty handed in front of residents demanding solutions...

Intolerable Stench Caused By Breakdown At Wastewater Treatment Plant, Officials Say

The revolting stench that blanketed parts of Sheepshead Bay and Gerritsen Beach earlier this year was caused by a mechanical failure at the Coney Island...