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Brooklyn DA Candidates Forum

The Brooklyn Reform Coalition hosted a Brooklyn District Attorney Candidates Forum at the First Unitarian Church at 119 Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights Monday evening. The...

Brooklyn Teen Republican Club Hosts Debate For GOP City Council Candidates

The 2017 race to succeed term-limited City Councilman Vincent Gentile — who has represented Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach and Bensonhurst for more than...

Dyker’s Patrick O’Rourke Playground Reopens With New Equipment And Bear Statue

Dyker Heights' Patrick O'Rourke Playground -- also known as Bear Park, for its climbable grizzly bear statue -- reopened last week. At last neighbors who'd...

First Official Notices Sent Out To City Stores For Controversial Plastic...

Last week stores citywide began receiving the first official notices reminding them that, as of February 15, 2017, they will need to charge customers...

ACUS’ Warren Chan Throws Support Behind Illegal Home Conversion Bill

The head of a social service agency serving Bensonhurst's Asian American community says he's been converted when it comes illegal home conversions. Warren Chan, executive director of Asian...

33 Community Leaders & Activists Endorse Treyger For State Committee

Thirty-three activists, advocates, and community leaders from Bay Ridge to Brighton Beach endorsed Councilman Mark Treyger for Democratic district leader in the 46th Assembly District today. The...

33 Community Leaders & Activists Endorse Treyger For State Committee

Thirty-three activists, advocates, and community leaders from Bay Ridge to Brighton Beach endorsed Councilman Mark Treyger for Democratic district leader in the 46th Assembly District today. The...

31 Residents — Including 13 Children — Removed From ‘Heartbreaking’ Conditions...

An illegally converted two-family home in Dyker Heights was vacated last week, after it became apparent that 31 people -- including 13 children --...

Gentile Allocates $1.2 Million In Initiative & Discretionary Funding

For the City Council's 2017 fiscal year -- which began on July 1, 2016 -- Councilman Vincent Gentile has allocated more than $1.2 million...

NYPD Deploys Agents To Combat Dyker Heights & Sunset Park Traffic

New plans to combat morning rush hour in Dyker Heights leading into Sunset Park resulted in the NYPD’s deployment of two traffic agents to...

Gentile Endorses McCreight For 46th Assembly District Leader

Councilman Vincent Gentile announced his endorsement of Chris McCreight for Democratic state committee member -- also called district leader -- in the 46th Assembly...

Gentile Endorses McCreight For 46th Assembly District Leader

Councilman Vincent Gentile announced his endorsement of Chris McCreight for Democratic state committee member -- also called district leader -- in the 46th Assembly...

Stars & Stripes Democratic Club Welcomes New President Irene Chu

Stars and Stripes Regular Democratic Club announced its new president at its annual dinner dance this week. Irene Chu, a Bensonhurst resident and club member, has been active...

Bipartisan Support For Bill To Combat Illegal Home Conversions

Elected officials rallied Monday in support of City Council legislation to increase penalties for aggravated illegal home conversions, which are defined as three or more...

Gentile’s Bill To Combat Illegal Home Conversions Receives Bipartisan Support

Councilman Vincent Gentile and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams rallied with members of the Dyker Heights community Monday afternoon, in support of City Council...