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Judge Temporarily Freezes Plan to Truck Frigid Liquid Natural Gas to Brooklyn

National Grid is fighting a construction stop-work order aimed at its plan to alter its Greenpoint hub to deal with the combustible gas, kept at a cool minus-260 degrees. Activists sued, charging the set-up could unleash multiple environmental hazards.

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Red Hook Thrown into Parks Space Race as More Fields Close for Environmental Overhaul

Work has dragged on for nearly a decade in a Brooklyn neighborhood still recovering from Superstorm Sandy. The city Parks Department recently shuttered a local track, basketball courts, soccer fields and more for 18 months.

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State Attorney General Letitia James Puts Spotlight on the Women Who Accused Cuomo

"I believe them," the state’s prosecutor declared yesterday as she issued a damning report that could lead to the governor’s ouster from office. For James, the investigation marked her biggest public moment yet in a career that began in Brooklyn.

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Biden Expands Protections for Thousands of Haitians in New York and Beyond

The White House is expected Tuesday to boost Temporary Protected Status for Haitians in the U.S. amid upheaval sparked by the assassination of the country’s president. One Brooklyn man called the Biden move "a gift from God."

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Eric Adams Saw Fundraising Slump for His Borough Hall Nonprofit

Charlamagne Tha God was among nine donors to contribute to the One Brooklyn Fund in 2020, just months before the Brooklyn borough president’s primary win in the Democratic mayoral race.

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Make-or-Break Vote Looms for Brooklyn Botanic Garden Shadow-Casting Towers

City Planning Commission has power to kill a project projected to steal sunlight from part of the historic green space, or cut it down from a proposed 34 stories. The developer says affordable housing is at stake.

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Adams’ Top Aide Doubled Her Salary While Moonlighting on His Campaign

Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Ingrid Lewis-Martin, the $172,000 gatekeeper for the Democratic mayoral candidate, kept her day job as she made tens of thousands aiding his effort to become the city’s next chief executive.

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Rogue Brooklyn Building Demolition Stirs Furor and Questions About City Oversight

A developer — undeterred by more than $68,000 in fines for violating asbestos safety rules — knocked down half a house in Prospect Lefferts Gardens before authorities intervened. Neighbors say their health is at risk.

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Blood Pressure: Workers Say NYC Lab Firm Discriminated Against Chinese Employees

Six Chinese phlebotomists employed by BioReference Laboratories are alleging years of unequal pay and work conditions. They’ve filed complaints with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission while preparing a lawsuit.

Richards Holds Tiny Lead in Queens BP Race While Trump Helps Fossella Win in S.I. Upset

The borough president race in Queens between incumbent Donovan Richards and former Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley is so close it may hit the threshold for an automatic hand recount. Meanwhile, races apparently wrapped in the other boroughs — including an upset in the Staten Island GOP contest.

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Most Borough Presidents Races Still Too Close to Call, Latest Preliminary Count Shows

Mark Murphy appears to be far ahead in the Staten Island Democratic primary. But all the rest of the contests across the city likely will hinge on yet-to-be tabulated absentee ballots, ranked-choice figures the Board of Elections released late Friday indicate.

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Voter Turnout Surged in AOC’s Queens and Dropped Where COVID Raged Worst

The mayoral race helped spur the largest turnout for a citywide primary in years. Growing progressive pockets recorded high participation while voters in areas staggered by the pandemic struggled to get to the polls, THE CITY’s analysis found.

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Women Make Forceful Showing in First Round of City Council Votes

Out of 35 open seats, female candidates had the edge in in-person, first-choice votes in 29 races, including progressive women of color seeking to change the face of the historically male-dominated body. Check out our map to see who’s ahead so far.

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Borough President Races Yield No Clear Wins as Ranked Choice Counts, Absentee Ballots Await

Almost all of the borough president races across the city were still neck and neck as of early Wednesday. It likely will be weeks before winners emerge. On Staten Island, a last-minute endorsement by ex-President Trump spurred a potential upset.

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Rats Overrun Plaza at Brooklyn Subway Stop That Mayor Promised to Help

Visitors and business owners at Newkirk Plaza, a shopping strip above a Q/B station in Flatbush, dodge hordes of rodents. Council candidates are among those calling on City Hall to stop the siege.

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New Evidence Eric Adams Retained Brooklyn Co-op Long After He Says Gave It to His ‘Good Friend’

A 2021 document reviewed by THE CITY lists the mayoral frontrunner as co-owner of the Prospect Heights apartment. And a real estate agent says Adams once foiled a sale — a decade after he allegedly relinquished his stake.

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Meals Vs. Wheels: Restaurants Blocking Bus Lanes Get Little Direction From City

Since outdoor dining structures became city fixtures nearly a year ago, almost 120 restaurants have been warned about blocking bus lanes and bus stops. But enforcement has little teeth and restaurateurs say they’re getting mixed messages.

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NYC Park Lovers Say City Nature Trails Need More Green

Partnerships with the Parks Department have left the fate of New York’s hiking trails in the hands of private organizations. Some groups say more needs to be done — and funded — by the city. Meanwhile, a new city plan aims at making trails safer.

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Adams Dodges Gift Tax Questions on Brooklyn Co-op He Says He Gave Away to Friend

The mayoral candidate would have been required to file a gift tax form after transferring his half of a $300,000 Prospect Heights apartment. But his campaign did not respond to multiple requests to produce evidence he followed the rules.

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Adams Faults ‘Good Friend’ for Co-op Ownership Confusion as Wiley Goes on Offensive

The mayor candidate insisted he "followed all of the rules" after THE CITY revealed he failed to disclose his stake in a Brooklyn apartment he said he gave to a friend for free. With the race heating up, Wiley assailed his "shady real estate dealings."