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Jamaica »

Jamaican Jerk Fest Brings Live Music, Celebrity Chef Cook-Off to Queens

The annual festival will take place this Sunday at Roy Wilkins Park in Jamaica.

Downtown Brooklyn »

String of Public Plazas and Parks Planned for Downtown Brooklyn

The mayor recently announced a series of projects that will transform Downtown Brooklyn's green spaces. 

Jamaica »

How You Can Get Around in Case of a Long Island Rail Road Strike

DNAinfo has rounded up a list of transportation alternatives in case the LIRR strike freezes trains.

Great Kills »

Staten Island Firefighter Remembered as 'Angel Walking on Earth'

Firefighters packed the streets of Great Kills to honor fallen firefighter Gordon "Matt" Ambelas.

Long Island City »

62 Schools Set to Break City's Education Rules Under Union-Approved Deal

The PROSE schools will offer a variety of changes to curriculum and school structure, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

New Family-Owned Bed-Stuy Diner is City's 2,000th Accelerated Business

Emeline's in Bed-Stuy is the 2,000th business opened under the city's business acceleration program.

Williamsburg »

Firefighter Killed Battling Blaze in Williamsburg

Lt. Gordon Ambelas, of Staten Island, died in the fire at 75 Wilson St. Saturday night.

Coney Island »

Nathan's Hotdog-Eating Champ Keeps Title After Proposing to Girlfriend

Joey Chestnut gobbled 61 hotdogs, winning but not beating his previous record of 69 franks.

Civic Center »

Human Error Sparked Accidental Payout of $300M in Retirement Funds: Report

A test of an automated child support payment triggered a massive accidental payout, investigators found.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Sizes Up the Competition Before Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

World champion Joey Chestnut and Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas joined de Blasio for a weigh-in ceremony.

Civic Center »

City Reaches $1.75B Contract Deal With DC 37 Union

DC 37, which represents 100,000 members, had been without a contract since 2010.

High Bridge »

Arts Programs in City Schools Get $23M Boost

The funds will help new teachers, buy materials and improve facilities, officials said.

Morningside Heights »

'George Carlin Way' to Take Over West 121st Street

The West 121st Street block once home to George Carlin will be renamed in his honor.

Greenwich Village »

Pride on Display as Fifth Avenue Becomes Sea of Rainbow Flags

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family marched in the NYC Pride Parade.

Yorkville »

De Blasio Appoints Former Police Chief Joseph Esposito to Head OEM

Esposito, who served in the NYPD for 40 years, is now taking over the disaster preparedness agency.

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