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The Day: G Train Service Changes, Fashion Shows and Pop-Up Workshops

As spring continues in the nabe, there are more and more things to do for locals. Check out today's news wrap for happenings around Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.

Some Jamaica Bay Residents Resent Bay Restoration While Their Homes Are...

The federal government is pumping millions of dollars into the restoration of Jamaica Bay following the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy. But some local...

New Management Plan Considers The Future Of Jamaica Bay

The Obama administration is looking to transform Jamaica Bay and other parks located in urban areas, into hotspots for hiking, biking, boating and camping,...

Jamaica Bay Geese Rounded Up For Annual Slaughter

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJXPM_eOk64] Hundreds of Canada geese were rounded up in Jamaica Bay for the second year in a row. The captured geese will be euthanized in...

Jamaica Bay Greenway Coalition Wants To Expand Bike Lanes In Southern...

The Jamaica Bay Greenway coalition is hoping to open new bike lanes across the city, including places like Midwood, Marine Park and Manhattan Beach....

UPDATE: More Details On Concessions Coming To Jamaica Bay

Earlier this month we reported on plans by the Parks Department and the National Parks Service (NPS) to introduce more tourist-friendly elements to Jamaica...

New Food And Concessions Headed To Jamaica Bay?

Officials from the Parks Department and the National Parks Service are collaborating on plans to bring food concession stands, and bike and kayak rentals...

Long Recovery Expected For Gateway Recreation Area

Six weeks after Superstorm Sandy struck the Gateway Recreational Area, a majority of the space remains closed, according to a New York Times report. The...

Congress To Vote On Jamaica Bay Pipeline Today, Perhaps For The...

According to the legislative calendar for the House of Representatives, H.R. 2606, better known as the New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act or...

Video: Plumb Beach Sand Pumping In Action

  As we reported last week, the Army Corp of Engineers began the process of restoring Plumb Beach by pumping more than 127,000 cubic yards...

Plumb Beach Repairs Begin Today! Army Corps To Dump 127,000 Cubic...

The Army Corps of Engineers will begin hotly-anticipated long-term repairs to Plumb Beach today, dumping the first of 127,000 cubic yards of sand on...

With 5,000 Petitions In Hand, Jamaica Bay Gas Pipeline Opponents Urge...

The Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline (CARP) delivered petitions with 5,000 signatures to Senator Charles Schumer’s Manhattan office Tuesday as members of the environmental...

New Petition Against The Jamaica Bay Gas Pipeline Targets President Obama

Opponents of the proposed Jamaica Bay gas pipeline have crafted another petition to showcase their disdain for the plans, following the U.S. Senate's approval of the...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline Opponents Speak Out Following Senate Approval

We reported on Monday about the United States Senate giving the green light to H.R. 2606, clearing one of the last major hurdles to...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline Clears Another Major Hurdle, Closer To Becoming A...

The Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline is nearly a done deal. Legislation permitting the construction of the pipeline has passed the U.S. Senate, removing one of the last...