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Landmarks Preservation Commission May Reconsider Bid To Make Coney Island Boardwalk...

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is open to revisiting the idea of making the Riegelmann Boardwalk a scenic landmark, reports the New York Daily News. Last year, the LPC...

Landmarks Preservation Commission May Reconsider Bid To Make Coney Island Boardwalk...

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is open to revisiting the idea of making the Riegelmann Boardwalk a scenic landmark, reports the New York Daily News. Last year, the LPC...

Anti-Racism Film Festival Kicks Off At Kensington’s All Souls Bethlehem Church...

All Souls Bethlehem Church (566 E. 7th Street, between Cortelyou Road and Ditmas Avenue) and the Brooklyn for Peace Arts and Culture Committee are co-sponsoring...

Anger And Frustration Erupt At Illegal Home Conversions Town Hall

Emotions ran high at February 26's town hall meeting on illegal home conversions, a growing crisis in Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights, and Bay Ridge. The basement of...

Brooklyn School Of Inquiry Principal Apologizes For Disparaging Comments About Spanish...

The principal of Brooklyn School of Inquiry is under fire for disparaging comments she made about Spanish speakers to an audience of prospective students and parents...

Firefighter From Gerritsen Beach Who Went On Racist Tirade Ordered To...

An FDNY firefighter arrested in 2013 for assaulting a black postal worker while yelling racist slurs was ordered to attend diversity classes and complete...

$1,000 Reward To Find Those Responsible For Anti-Muslim Fliers In Bath...

A $1,000 reward is now on the table for information leading to the arrest of those who distributed anti-Muslim fliers in at least one of...

Assemblyman Colton Joins Condemnation Of Bath Beach Anti-Muslim Flier

Assemblyman William Colton is adding his voice to the chorus of condemnation of the anti-Muslim fliers found in a Bath Beach apartment building this...

Hate Crime Cops Investigating Anti-Muslim Fliers Distributed In Bath Beach Apartment...

The NYPD's Hate Crimes unit is looking to identify the person who distributed anti-Muslim fliers in at least one of the Shore Haven apartment buildings near...

One Year After Kyam Livingston’s Death, Family And Friends Continue Push...

Holding a bouquet of blue balloons, Anita Neal let go of her tight grip on the strings and raised her head, waving her arms...

Tackling the ‘Politics of Weed’ In Our Neighborhood This Sunday

The Brooklyn district attorney's recent announcement that his office would no longer prosecute first-time offenders arrested for low-level misdemeanor marijuana possession has generated much...

Jackie Robinson Statue To Be Rededicated On “Diversity Day”

The Jackie Robinson/Pee Wee Reese statue standing outside MCU Park (1904 Surf Avenue), which was recently defaced with hate graffiti, will be rededicated on August...

Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized With Hate Speech And Swastikas, Reward Offered

A demented vandal defaced the Jackie Robinson statue outside of MCU Park (1904 Surf Avenue) with racial epithets and a swastika. The New York...

Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized With Hate Speech And Swastikas, Reward Offered

A demented vandal defaced the Jackie Robinson statue outside of MCU Park (1904 Surf Avenue) with racial epithets and a swastika. The New York...

Community Board 13 Chairman Eddie Mark Accused Of Making Racist Remarks

First our own Community Board chairperson was accused of a hate crime against disabled people by a scorned rehab center operator, and now Eddie...