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This Week In Brooklyn History: BRT Trouble In August 1906

August 12 was a Sunday in 1906.  It was the day after a Justice ruled the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT) can only charge...

Crown Heights Man Sentenced For Attempting To Rob, Set Fire To...

Crown Heights - Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today that a 52-year-old Crown Heights resident was sentenced to seven years in prison...

Meet Your Candidate: Steven Saperstein For District 48

The 48th District has one Republican and one Democrat-- Marat Filler--running against the incumbent Chaim Deutsch. Steven Saperstein is the Republican candidate vying to represent...

Woman Throws Hot Coffee On MTA Driver’s Face And Runs

BERGEN BEACH. An off-duty MTA bus driver had hot coffee thrown on his face during meal break by a woman who needed a bus...

‘F Train From Hell’ Rider Demands Evacuation Plan From MTA

“For a city that has 6 million riders a day, it is a travesty that we are not educated by the MTA about basic...

Mayor Proposes Plan To Tax City’s Wealthiest To Fund MTA Repairs

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to tax the wealthiest New Yorkers to fund much-needed repairs and improvements to the city's troubled MTA...

Meet Your Candidate: Park Slope Attorney Richard Bashner Is Running For...

Many politicians aspire to run for higher office, but it's new territory for 30-year Brooklyn resident, Richard Bashner, who will be on the NYC...

$800 Million MTA Rescue Plan Proposes To Remove Seats

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Chairman, Joseph Lhota, announced his plans yesterday to fix the city's troubled subway system -- including an idea to remove...

Breaking: Q Train Derails In Brighton Beach, Changes To B Train

A Q train has derailed near Brighton Beach during the rush hour commute this morning, temporarily suspending service on the B line in both...

Meet Your Candidate: Kevin Peter Carroll For Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights &...

"I want to make sure that when I put my head on the pillow at night, that I can sleep soundly knowing that I...

N Train Shuffle: Coney-Bound N Trains To Skip Seven Stations For...

The N train shuffle returns: Prepare for another year of station closings on the century-old N line in southern Brooklyn. From July 31 to the end...

Meet Your Candidate: Liam McCabe For Bensonhurst’s District 43

The 43rd District currently has nine candidates running for Vincent Gentile's City Council seat. Those candidates include four Republicans and five Democrats vying to...

More MTA Delays During Tuesday Evening Commute

MTA riders experienced another nightmare commute Tuesday evening when signal problems at DeKalb Avenue once again caused major backups, service changes, and headaches. At least...

Woman Killed In Collision With Bus In Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Nostrand Ave and Lincoln Rd in Brooklyn. Witnesses say woman was hit by a bus. pic.twitter.com/D3k2TiIq7e — William Turton (@WilliamTurton) July 8, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js A pedestrian was...

Oh, G: Weekend MTA Service Changes In Brooklyn

Weekend warriors, get ready for the now-regular lineup of weekend service changes on the subway system. And the star of this weekend's show: the...