City Councilman Vincent Gentile
Brooklyn City Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-43rd) will be the Democratic candidate in the race for the vacant congressional seat that had been occupied by Michael Grimm.
The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is turning 50 later this year, but one City Councilman said Brooklyn isn’t getting its fair share of the spotlight in the November celebration.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Vincent Gentile said they plan to introduce a resolution in the New York City Council that will call for a fair system of fares on both sides of New York City’s bridges.
It’s gone from bad to worse. A massive sinkhole has turned from traffic nightmare to sickening situation in Brooklyn. A sewer main broke more than two months ago in Bay Ridge, creating a huge hole in the street.
For many in this economy, the fact that they are unemployed isn’t their fault. But some people are being denied a new job because they currently are without one.
More and more hookah bars seem to be popping up across the city and one Brooklyn lawmaker is looking to put a stop to it.