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The New York Primary Is Tomorrow. Here’s What You Need To...

For the first time in decades, the New York presidential primaries, held Tuesday, April 19, are of enormous importance in the nominating contests for...

Christmas 2015: What’s Open And Closed Around The Slope

Hello, Christmas! If you plan to celebrate outside of Park Slope enjoy safe travels and good weather. If you’re sticking around the neighborhood, note that Christmas Eve,...

Christmas 2015: What’s Open And Closed Around The Slope

Hello, Christmas! If you plan to celebrate outside of South Slope enjoy safe travels and good weather. If you’re sticking around the neighborhood, note that Christmas Eve,...

Save Money On Prescriptions With BigAppleRX

Prescription prices can often put a real dent in your pocketbook, and with cold and flu season on the horizon, it's a great time...

Lunar New Year Becomes Official New York City School Holiday

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Tuesday that New York City will become the second major urban school district in...

Trial Begins For Local State Senator John Sampson

After a four month delay, the trial of State Senator John Sampson kicked off today with the jury selection process. Sampson faces charges related to...

Local Pols Stand Up For Seniors And Disabled Tenants Erroneously Disqualified...

Legislation sponsored by Southern Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz and State Senator Diane Savino could spare more than 5,000 seniors and disabled residents from being disqualified...

Here’s What You Need To Know About The Rent Regulation Laws...

The state's laws regulating rent increases and eviction policies for the more than two million New Yorkers who live in rent-regulated housing -- including...

Trump Village Tower Developers Issued Building Permits Days Before 421-A Expiration

The group behind the controversial 40-story tower set to rise at the site of Coney Island's Trump Village Shopping Center rushed to secure building permits in...

Gravesend Pol Calls Out DOT For Dangerous Street Lamp Placement On...

Assemblyman William Colton sent a letter to the Department of Transportation last week calling on the agency to implement safety protections for drivers...

Alec Brook-Krasny, First Russian-American Assemblyman, To Resign On July 7

Looks like we might have another special election on our hands. Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny, the first Soviet-born member of the state legislature, plans to resign from...

Golden Cracks Down On Assault Of Police Officers And Medical Personnel

A series of bills, introduced by Senator Marty Golden to create better protections for law enforcement officers and emergency medical service personnel, were approved by the New York State Senate...

Gravesend Pol, Union Calls On MTA To Add Limited B1 Service

Assemblyman William Colton and the Transport Workers Union are calling on the MTA to implement a weekday, limited service for the beleaguered B1...

New Catch Basin Law Will Bring Much-Needed Relief To Neighbors Dealing...

For neighbors who have long dealt with flooding in our area, a new law could bring some relief to our waterlogged streets. Mayor Bill de...

Reminder: Sheepshead Bay – Plumb Beach Civic Meeting Tonight

Got a problem on your block? Share it with neighbors at the Sheepshead Bay - Plumb Beach Civic Association meeting, and get assistance finding...