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Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Borough President Fined $2,000

The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board said both Marty Markowitz and chief of staff Carlo Scissura acknowledged that their conduct violated the city’s conflicts of interest law.

02/08/2011

Morris Avenue, near 164th Street in the Bronx

Post-Christmas Blizzard Lessons Learned, But Some Still Upset

“Over a foot of snow in five hours so that’s a heavy, heavy rate, but we managed to keep all of the highways and primaries open,” said Bernard Sullivan of the Sanitation Department.

01/27/2011

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Markowitz: Advocacy Groups Distorted Bike Lane Data

The Brooklyn Borough President reacted angrily after a study by a neighborhood group found a huge discrepancy with the DOT on the use of bike lanes in Prospect Park West.

01/21/2011

Warren Bell (left), with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (center)/Handout

Brooklyn Shop Giving Away 1 Million Green Bagels

Warren Bell, owner of Bagels By Bell in Canarsie, is giving away one million green bagels to help fans cheer on the Jets.

01/18/2011

Borough Park traffic island

Brooklyn Residents Want ‘Hazardous’ Traffic Islands Gone

Snow isn’t the only neighborhood nuisance many residents want removed from a street in Brooklyn. They want the City to jackhammer newly installed traffic islands they say are wreaking traffic havoc.

01/06/2011

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Admits NYC Flubbed Blizzard Response

Streets remain in the city’s outer boroughs that still haven’t been plowed three days after the tri-state was blasted with a weekend blizzard, and Mayor Bloomberg is admitting the city messed up.

12/29/2010

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz speaks at the opening of the Beyonce Cosmetology Center at Phoenix House - Brooklyn, NY - Mar 5, 2010 - Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Boro Pres. Talks Bike Lanes, Nets In State Of Brooklyn

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz stopped in the studio to give the State of Brooklyn to CBS 2′s Dana Tyler.

12/25/2010

Orla Fallon And Brooklyn Boro President

Check out these links for more information on Irish singer Orla Fallon and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.

12/25/2010

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz speaks at the opening of the Beyonce Cosmetology Center at Phoenix House - Brooklyn, NY - Mar 5, 2010 - Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Brooklyn Borough President Sends Unique Holiday Card

It’s a holiday card with a message.

12/24/2010

Markowitz Christmas card

Brooklyn Boro Prez Carries Tune, Slams Mayor Over Bike Lanes

For the first time this holiday season, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is sending out Christmas cards with a message. It’s a message Mayor Michael Bloomberg might not like.

12/17/2010

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Luna Park Will Stay Open Through October

Autumn begins Wednesday, but Brooklyn’s borough president says Coney Island amusements are still “red hot.”

09/21/2010

(Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters: ‘Turn On The Lights’ For Mother Teresa

Protesters lined up along 34th Street to voice their displeasure over a decision by the Empire State Building to refuse a request to honor Mother Teresa.

08/26/2010

Veteran performer Neil Sedaka kicked off a controversial free concert series in Brooklyn's Asser Levy Park on July 15, 2010. (credit: CBS)

Neil Sedaka Kicks Off Controversial Concert Series In Brooklyn

Neil Sedaka’s Brooklyn homecoming was memorable, but, by design, it was far from ear splitting due to neighborhood complaints.

CBS 2–07/16/2010

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