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Get Rid Of Your Harmful Household Products This Sunday, August 9

This Sunday, August 9, from 10am-4pm, you can get rid of your harmful household products at an event being held by the Department of...

Brad Lander Joins Fellow Council Members To Announce Anti-Plastic Bag Legislation

Local City Council Member Brad Lander joined City Council colleagues, environmental advocates, and local retailers at City Hall yesterday morning to announce new legislation for dramatically...

Recycle Hard Plastics In NYC Now!

Fabulous news for  those who hate to waste: as of yesterday, New Yorkers can now recycle hard plastic items including rigid lids, packaging, housewares,...

Marine Park’s Long-Awaited Green Community Center Now Open!

It's here, it's here, it's finally here! After a decade of construction, numerous stumbles and some lessons learned about environmental infrastructure, the Carmine Carro Community...

Photo of the Day: A Polite Request

Have a neighborhood photo to share? Send it [email protected] add it to the South Slope News Flickr Group, and we’ll post it to the site.

Comptroller’s Audit Of CEMUSA Bus Shelters Is Deficient

THE COMMUTE: Several days ago, New York City Comptroller John Liu released an audit on the cleaning and maintenance of bus stop shelters by CEMUSA...

You Shouldn’t Have To Wait An Hour For The B49

THE COMMUTE: Although buses are scheduled at 10 minutes intervals, if you were trying to get home from Manhattan Beach on the evening of July...

MTA May Restore Some Service Cutbacks: The Latest On Fare-Beating And...

THE COMMUTE: As the second anniversary of the largest service cutbacks in New York City History quietly passed on June 27th, the MTA hinted at...

MTA Caught With Their Pants Down: Part II

THE COMMUTE: Yesterday I discussed service irregularities on the B1 and B49 last Thursday afternoon, a day when the temperature reached the mid-90s and passengers...

MTA Caught With Their Pants Down: Part I

THE COMMUTE: Regular readers of this column know that my favorite subject is bus service, especially in Brooklyn. I particularly like to focus on subjects...

Election Costs Swell Due To Special Elections, Primaries

Taxpayers are forking over more money this year than any other year in recent memory, thanks to an increase in the number of special...

Protesters Demand B64 Bus Restoration In Bath Beach

Sheepshead Bites transit columnist Allan Rosen was with members of the Bensonhurst West End Community Council (BWECC), Assemblyman William Colton, Councilman Vincent Gentile, Assemblyman Alec...

Around 120 Protesters Demand B64 Restoration In Bath Beach

THE COMMUTE: Last week, I had to conduct some business at the courts in Downtown Brooklyn. The trip going there using a bus and train,...

Traffic Changes Needed For Emmons Avenue

THE COMMUTE: Anyone who drives along Emmons Avenue will tell you that the traffic setup just doesn’t work too well much of the time. I...

Storobin To Open District Office Next Week, Will Be Kruger’s Old...

Newly-sworn in State Senator David Storobin will open his district office to constituents next week, using the former 2201 Avenue U space once occupied...