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Transportation Sign put up near the Belt Parkway by former Borough President Marty Markowitz. (Photo: Kai Brinker / Flickr)

The Belt Parkway, which follows the coast of southern Brooklyn and finishes in Queens, was the greatest source of pothole-related claims against the city during a six-year period that ended last month, according to Comptroller Scott Stringer. An analysis by Stringer’s office released Thursday found that 12,286 so-called “pothole” claims were filed against the city between fiscal…

News A Brooklyn resident receiving an award from the comptroller.

City Comptroller Scott Stringer celebrated Russian-speaking immigrants in Brooklyn on Tuesday and honored four members of the community for their leadership in business, culture, and civic engagement. Russian conversations, occasionally sprinkled with some Yiddish, filled the crowded dining room at the Tatiana Garden, which sits on the boardwalk overlooking Brighton Beach. “You can’t say ‘Russian community’…

Events New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer

City Comptroller Scott Stringer will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Community Group, Wednesday, April 22, 8:00pm at Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street, corner of Hampton Avenue. As the city’s Chief Financial Officer, Stringer revealed in his audit of Build It Back that “City-paid consultants earned millions doing…

News Trump Village Shopping Center Renderings at Neptune Avenue. Photo by Neal Storman

Developer Rubin Schron’s plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled an auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School (2800 Ocean Parkway) Wednesday night to hear from environmental experts and developers, and to demand answers regarding the 40-story residential and commercial tower to be…


Thirty percent of Brooklyn households lack high-speed internet at home, keeping residents from accessing crucial resources for school, work and business, with Kensington and Borough Park being the areas in Brooklyn most lacking when it comes to the digital divide, according to a new report from city Comptroller Scott Stringer. Stringer’s report, “Internet Inequality: Broadband Access…

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