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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...