All pet shops and facilities that house animals for 24 hours in New York City will now have to be equipped with automatic fire sprinklers.
The marker was first proposed by Christopher Cobb, a Brooklyn-based artist and writer.
The fifth annual “Not in my Hood” march was held through the streets of East Flatbush Saturday.
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer said the city already this year has surpassed the eight construction deaths in all of the previous year.
The New York City Council has taken the first step to crack down on used car dealers.
Police are searching for multiple gunmen who opened fire outside a Brooklyn church Monday night, shooting six people, two of which are dead.
Cars are running through red lights and barely missing each other according to people living near one Brooklyn intersection. They say it’s happening all too often, but their complaints may be going unheard.
Advocates and some elected officials rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, with some chanting “Housing is a right! Fight, fight, fight!”
City Councilman Jumaane Williams and other advocates argue with 60,000 people in city shelters right now, that number will spike if rent protections are not strengthened.
Tuesday’s vote also forces those landlords to be publicly listed as offenders on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s website.
Monday morning’s incidents came after 21 shootings over the weekend in all five boroughs.
New Yorkers were vocal as they marched through East Flatbush and called for an end to gun violence.
There’s doubt about the historical significance of a Brooklyn house that was once home to Jackie Robinson, but don’t tell that to supporters of an effort to grant city landmark status to the house.
A 13-year-old Brooklyn boy received a big welcome back when he returned to school Monday for the first time since he was shot.
The 18-year-old was followed home and shot dead with his grandmother and 6-year-old brother in the apartment. Officer Richard Haste thought Graham was disposing of drugs and thought he had a gun.