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Councilman Deutsch Holds Forum On Park Safety At Homecrest Playground

Councilman Chaim Deutsch held a community forum last night at Homecrest Playground. He was accompanied by Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey, NYPD Brooklyn South Chief Steven...

Ikea Recalls 29 Million Pieces Of Furniture After Six Children Die

Ikea is issuing a massive recall prompted by concerns over child safety following the deaths of six children under the age of 4 and...

Ikea Recalls 29 Million Pieces Of Furniture After Six Children Die

Ikea is issuing a massive recall prompted by concerns over child safety following the deaths of six children under the age of 4 and...

Bicyclist Killed While Riding Against Traffic On Classon Avenue, Say Cops

A woman was killed after riding her bike the wrong way on Classon Avenue. A 34-year-old victim died early Friday morning after being struck by a...

City Defends Temporary Housing Plan For Near-Homeless Adults In Sunset Park’s...

With homelessness a growing concern in Sunset Park, Community Board 7 (CB 7) came together Wednesday, March 30, to discuss the issue -- particularly as it...

Much-Needed Lighting And Security Cameras Are Being Installed At Ingersoll Houses

Let there be light. Now that a $4.8 million lighting installation project has been completed at Harlem's Polo Grounds Towers public housing development, the city...

Which Projects Would You Fund? See The 19 Choices Up For...

A renovated basketball court. Stairwell lighting at Ingersoll and Whitman Houses. New security cameras and paint at Farragut Houses. Bathroom and technology upgrades at...

CM Cumbo Withdraws Support For Bill That Would Exempt MTA Bus...

The debate around traffic, pedestrian, and street safety is a constant in Brooklyn, with changes large and small happening almost daily: new bike lanes and...

The Blizzard Showed Up! Important Transportation And Other Information For Today...

Well, the blizzard really showed up this time. And as of this article (Saturday, January 23 at 1:10pm), the snow is still going strong. Whether...

CM Cumbo Proposes New Bill To Allow Texts To 911 For...

Last spring, Councilmember Laurie Cumbo introduced a bill known as Int 762 that would "require all taxicabs, hail vehicles, liveries, black cars, and luxury limousines to...

Brooklyn Pols — Including Jeffries, Cumbo, And Simon — Voice Support...

President Barack Obama's announcement that he is taking executive action to strengthen gun control laws, increase background checks, and provide financial and human resources to...

Police After Man For Allegedly Stalking 15-Year-Old Girl At Atlantic Avenue...

Police are looking for a man they say was stalking a 15-year-old girl. On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at about 8:15am, the 15-year-old girl was...

BP Eric Adams Calls For Gun Drills – A La Fire...

New Yorkers are familiar with the feeling of always being on alert, whether for terrorist attacks, muggers, or speeding vehicles, but the hours and...

BP Eric Adams Calls For Gun Drills – A La Fire...

New Yorkers are familiar with the feeling of always being on alert, whether for terrorist attacks, muggers, or speeding vehicles, but the hours and...

Thursday Night: Tish James To Host “A Conversation On Inequality In...

With shiny new luxury condo developments, rising rents, rising shooting rates, struggling police-community relations, and too-few employment opportunities all occurring at the same time,...