People living in Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities are complaining of harassment and anti-Semitic slurs written on walls and even parking meters.
When Carol-Anne Church was injured in a 2004 accident in Brooklyn, a man followed her to King’s County Hospital and offered her a network of attorneys and doctors and free taxi service to each appointment. She knew it was fishy.
The poll shows Quinn getting 20 percent of the vote; Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, 16 percent; former city Comptroller Bill Thompson, 12 percent; and Comptroller John Liu 10 percent.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has identified 26 counties that saw “devastating effects” from last weekend’s storm. Brooklyn, despite being one of those counties, hasn’t yet been declared a disaster zone by the federal government.
Mayor Bloomberg called the record-breaking 23 series being filmed in the city impressive considering the difficult state of the economy.
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is fighting back after the Conflicts of Interest Board recently slapped him with the largest fine in its history.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday asked participants who they would “most like to see elected mayor in 2013,” and Kelly heads the list with 23 percent.
The borough president warned that the ruling meant future mayors and other city elected officials would be unable to bring their spouses on official business overseas, unless they could afford to pay for it themselves.
A new Wi-Fi network is being unveiled in Brooklyn. It’s designed to provide free wireless access to the Internet between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. It’s named Dumbo Wi-Fi, reflecting the name of the neighborhood.
Students from P.S. 107 marched over to Engine 220 to show their support for the firehouse – one of 20 set to close under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s budget.
It looks like Brooklyn has the biggest share of fire house closings due to New York City budget cuts and the outspoken borough president isn’t happy about the news.
Michael Bloomberg has apparently caved-in to threats of legal action by the City Council. On Wednesday, the mayor released the list of the 20 fire companies that could be closed.
Chris Hondros’ photos have been seen on hundreds of stories on this site. Tim Hetherington was nominated for an Oscar for his hard-hitting documentary “Restrepo,” about the struggles of soldiers fighting at a remote outpost in Afghanistan.
The new headquarters will be located a block from Penn Station and will bring with it 1,000 jobs.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has an unusual way of enjoying a beer.