As Brooklyn Borough President, the mayor delivered $2.2 million in public dollars. But as Adams moves migrants in, his Economic Development Corporation just canceled pledged private investment.
When THE CITY highlighted Kareem Mayo’s plight — stuck in jail after being freed from a two-decade stint on murder charges — officials started making calls and got him sprung.
Migrants have refused to move from the Watson Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen, some citing the long commute and destabilizing transfers as detrimental to their efforts to start a new life in NYC.
Mayor Eric Adams wants to create a 50,000-square-foot center to cultivate the growing life sciences and biotech industry at the historic shipyard.
They’re the entry level of local government, but what do community boards really do? And how are members chosen? It’s application season, so here’s a guide for anyone who wants to get involved.
Three elevators at the Clark Street subway station in Brooklyn have combined for at least 35 non-scheduled service outages and 11 sets of trapped passengers since a nearly $30 million replacement project was completed in May.
Over generations, residents of the Cooper Park Houses in Brooklyn have created a blueprint for successful housing organizing.
NYCHA residents in Brooklyn say their debilitating health problems are caused by industrial pollution — but it’s nearly impossible to prove.
Surrogate Court Judge Harriet Thompson allegedly used prejudiced language, but another judge ruled that didn’t mean she could be barred from the courthouse’s private spaces.
It started with the inauguration of Mayor Eric Adams and a tragic fire in The Bronx and saw historic labor actions and a blistering election along the way.
Three years after a 2019 overhaul was supposed to stop landlords from removing most apartments from rent stabilization, thousands are left unaccounted for.
Former state Sen. Jesse Hamilton and former Brooklyn Democratic Party District Leader Tommy Torres join numerous friends and political supporters of the mayor now in top city posts.
Bishop Lamor Whitehead is also accused of extorting a businessman and lying to FBI agents.
“Those that are expecting an improvement in affordability will be disappointed” says Douglas Elliman analyst Jonathan Miller.
See shells journey from dinner plates to docks as environmentalists and restaurateurs use mollusks to boost local ecology.
Brooklyn Democratic Machine Appoints Little Pakistan Residents to Party Posts Without Their Knowledge
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.
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