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Petition Aims To Reclaim Missing Z In Verrazano-Narrow Bridge

When did we drop the Z in Verrazano-Narrows Bridge? As reported in our fact sheet about the Brooklyn-Staten Island connector, the 52-year-old bridge was named...

Colton 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...

Ahead Of MTA Hikes, Local Pols Renew Calls For “Fair” Verrazano...

With MTA toll and fare increases set to go into effect in March, local politicians gathered in front of the Verrazano-Narrow Bridge Friday to renew their calls...

P.S. 229 Families Rally Behind Beloved Security Guard

All they want is Officer Rodgers to come back. Over 100 parents and kids gathered in front of P.S. 229 Dyker on Friday, January 23, at...

MTA Board Approves Citywide Toll & Fare Hikes

Commuting anywhere in this city is about to get a little bit pricier. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) board has decided to raise single-fare subway rides from...

How To Show Your Support For A Return Of Dogs At...

Neighbors are barking mad after the Department of Health banned dogs from 5th Avenue bar The Gate, and now they're hoping to "paws" the...

Bensonhurst Couple Fights To Keep Home For Autistic Son

A Bensonhurst couple is fighting to save the last-resort home of their severely autistic son, who lives in one of the state's few remaining...

Should Charcoal Grilling Be Banned In Prospect Park?

When you head out to enjoy a nice afternoon in Prospect Park, does the smoke from barbecues bother you? For one 14th Street neighbor,...

And Today We’re Freaking Out About The Geese

Another day, another animal in the cross-hairs of the wildlife gestapo. In the wacky world of wildlife preservation, we've seen battles rage over swans and...

Public School 748 Plans On Removing A Kindergarten Program. Parents Take...

Parents have begun a petition and sent out letters to politicians calling for the  Gifted and Talented program to not be discontinued as proposed...

Know The Facts About Nanny Goat Hill Before Tonight’s Community Board...

Many neighbors are likely aware by now of Nanny Goat Hill, the restaurant and bar proposed for 1238 Prospect Avenue by Juice Box Wine...

Local Pols Kick Off Petition For Verrazano Toll “Fairness”

The campaign to pressure the Metropolitan Transit Authority to expand the multi-trip discount toll discount plan on the Verrazano-Narrows bridge to Brooklynites has kicked...

Assemblymember Brennan Starts Petition To Support Universal Pre-K & After School...

Believe all kids deserve pre-kindergarten education? What about after school programs that keep them active and creative, and take a load off of working...

Park Slope Street Safety Partnership Starts Petition For Neighborhood Slow Zone

Though many in Park Slope have been trying for years to get the city to implement the Neighborhood Slow Zone program here, the new...

Petition Started To Oppose Methodist Expansion

A petition opposing the current plan of expansion by New York Methodist Hospital has been posted online by Preserve Park Slope, and in less than a day, it's...