More than a year after the electric utility promised to pay renewable energy subscribers for overdue credits, thousands of customers are not getting what is owed.
Parents and other neighbors express confusion over separate gym and pool memberships that exceed costs at other Brooklyn facilities — save for a limited number of long-promised hyperlocal discounts that may never grow beyond 250.
Councilmember Laurie Cumbo blasts out a defense of the 2017 pact she brokered for a city-backed Crown Heights real estate project after THE CITY found just 250 locals will benefit from long-promised discounts.
The Brooklyn neighborhood was promised affordable recreation as part of the deal to transform the former armory. Residents are still waiting for details on possible class discounts as the Major Owens Community Center readies to open.
In a Brooklyn City Council district transformed by real estate development, one symbol looms especially large in the race to replace term-limited Democrat Laurie Cumbo: a long-abandoned, city-owned armory on Bedford Avenue Construction on the recently rechristened Major R. Owens Health and Wellness Community Center, now almost fully transformed into a community recreation center, with […]
A proposed apartment complex that could overshadow the Brooklyn Botanic Garden may contain no affordable housing under a new alternative unveiled by its developer — yet still qualify for a Trump-era tax break some state lawmakers hope to curb. The former factory site at 960 Franklin Ave. in Crown Heights is part of an Opportunity […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. On Christmas Day, Richard Green, head of the Crown Heights Youth Collective, walked toward his rundown white van with a group of cops after giving out toys to kids at Brooklyn’s Kings County Hospital. […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. It’s been 18 months since Eric Vassell lost his son Saheed to the police shooting that spurred Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vow to overhaul how the NYPD deals with people experiencing mental health crises. […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. Some Williamsburg residents are asking for more women’s-only hours at a local public pool, but with a compromise: Give men some alone time, too. A group of local women — of various ethnicities and […]