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See shells journey from dinner plates to docks as environmentalists and restaurateurs use mollusks to boost local ecology.
A former party leader in the borough says ‘ghost appointees’ are not a new phenomenon.
Doctors and medical staff at Interfaith, Kingsbrook and Brookdale hospitals have been unable to access patients’ electronic medical records since last Saturday.
Mayor says “public safety issues” at his Brooklyn townhouse caused him to rent a room in an apartment leased by Lisa White, who’s now a police deputy commissioner.
Lisa White earns more than $241,000 annually, nearly five times her previous city salary as a 911 operator. From 2013 to 2017, Adams lived in her apartment, and she worked with him for years more.
Four each will be based in Manhattan and Queens, with three in The Bronx and two in Staten Island. It’s still not clear when any of them will open — and Brooklyn will have to wait even longer, thanks to a lawsuit.
Charles Barron called the development in his district a model for others, while Julie Won took credit for “wins” while falling short of the affordable housing threshold she’d called for.
Last year 369,000 people worked in tech jobs after a decade of fast growth. But following the meltdown of the Amazon Queens deal, nearly all those jobs are in Manhattan or Brooklyn.
The party’s executive director suggested that elected officials in Southern Brooklyn lacked “commitment” after those politicians ripped the party for failing to support vulnerable incumbents.
As Republicans look poised to oust veteran Democratic lawmakers, some officials are publicly sounding the alarm about the state and county party organizations.
An analysis by THE CITY shows that if voters in Sunset Park and Park Slope had been in the district, as under earlier maps, Rose would have edged out Nicole Malliotakis — and maybe helped save Democrats’ House majority.
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Raúl Tenelema Puli of Queens fell 20 feet along with a heavy I-beam at a downtown Brooklyn residential tower project.
Millions are still in dispute between builders and the city’s construction agency, after federal funds to fix homes dried up.
Councilmember Lincoln Restler wants to cover his district with saplings, from Boerum Hill to Greenpoint
Residents in southeast Brooklyn complain of few transit options and packed, lengthy commutes, but the administration is opposing ferry expansion — leaving most stops in affluent, white neighborhoods.
Gleaming new high-rise towers, built to the latest standards, stand alongside older family homes, badly in need of retrofitting. Climate change puts both at risk — although on starkly different timetables.
A proposal to build dozens of units on a block near the Gowanus industrial zone was cut in half after locals lobbied Councilmember Shahana Hanif.
Over 17,000 tenants did not have legal counsel in Housing Court cases brought by their landlords this year, new state numbers show.
Campylobacter is a gastrointestinal bug that can come from eating raw or undercooked poultry. About 50 cases have been reported so far to city health authorities.
Department of Citywide Administrative Services agrees to pay seven Black, Hispanic and Asian workers who alleged they were put behind white ones in getting opportunities to boost pay.
Mayor reports taxable income on the Bed-Stuy rowhouse he declared his residence, after years of fuzzy and questionable deductions.