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A guard booth sits outside Mayor Bill de Blasio's Park Slope house. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NYPD Guards Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Vacant Park Slope Home

De Blasio and his family have been living at Gracie Mansion since July. But a uniformed cop and guard booth can still be outside his 11th Street row house in Brooklyn.

09/15/2014

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Brooklyn’s Best Rooftop Bars

What better way to escape the bustle of New York City than to rise above it? These Brooklyn rooftop bars offer cold drinks, stellar NYC views and a welcome breath of fresh air.

08/05/2014

Bill de Blasio arrives at Gracie Mansion on July 27, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Family Spends First Night In Historic Gracie Mansion

Mayor Bill de Blasio, his wife and their two children woke up in their official Manhattan residence for the first time on Monday.

07/28/2014

A city official said the Gowanus Canal is most likely not to blame for sewage backing into homes in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (Credit: Getty Images)

Park Slope Residents Gripe About Grime Backing Up In Pipes

Residents in Park Slope, Brooklyn, just blocks away from the Gowanus Canal, are complaining that a nasty brown substance is backing up into their sinks and toilets.

07/21/2014

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Brooklyn Resident Calls For End To Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

There’s a movement to ban charcoal grilling in Prospect Park due to the smoke that can be harmful to your health.

07/01/2014

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Petition Calls For Possible Ban On Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

“That is an issue for the elderly, for the ill, for the children, for the asthmatics in this area,” Carmen Almito told 1010 WINS reporter Roger Stern.

06/30/2014

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Some Brooklyn Residents Seek Ban On Grilling In Prospect Park

Grilling is currently only allowed in designated spots, but some people want it moved farther away from residential areas.

06/29/2014

The Park Slope, Brooklyn home of Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family, with a police guard house outside. (Credit: CBS 2)

Real Estate Agent: De Blasio Family Home Could Fetch $7,500 A Month As Rental

Mayor Bill de Blasio is moving on up to the East Side and Gracie Mansion. So, for the right price you might be able to rent his home on a tree-lined street in Brooklyn.

06/25/2014

De Blasio Budget Proposal May 8 (CBS 2)

De Blasio Says He Won’t March In Any Parade That ‘Excludes’ LGBT Community

After marching in the Brooklyn Pride Parade earlier this weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he and his wife, Chirlane McCray, will not march in any parades that “exclude” the LGBT community.

06/15/2014

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De Blasio Family Begins Moving Into Gracie Mansion

“Moving is bittersweet, even when excited by the destination,” first lady Chirlane McCray wrote in a post on her blog.

06/02/2014

William Levin And The Raccoon

Brooklyn Man Opens Up Wall To Get Pesky Raccoon Out

Any homeowner who has ever had a problem with squirrels or raccoons knows how hard they are to get rid of. One Brooklyn man decided to take matters into his own hands.

05/02/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Whoopie Pies

The very best whoopie pies offer a cakey, airy chew and creamy frosting in the shape of a cookie. Here are our five favorite whoopie pie outposts in the city.

04/24/2014

As surveillance photo of a man wanted in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Park Slope, Brooklyn subway station. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Assailant In Attack On Woman, 70, In Park Slope Subway Stop

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Brooklyn subway station this past weekend.

04/03/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Ethiopian Restaurants

For the best in Ethiopian food in New York City, try one of the places listed below. Once there, relax into the atmosphere, make sure your hands are clean (after all, you’ll be using them, […]

03/24/2014

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NYC’s Best Coffee Shops With Free WiFi

Finding great coffee, a laptop-friendly policy with fast Internet, and a few hours of productivity is a rare combo in New York City.

03/21/2014

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