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Redesign Slated for Shuttered St. Mary's Playground

The former park has been closed since 2009 because of the MTA's construction on the Culver Viaduct.

Gowanus »

Public Art Wanted to Bring 'Creative Vibe' to Gowanus Streets

Arts Gowanus, City Councilman Brad Lander and the Old Stone House are accepting public art proposals.

Gowanus »

Parks Department Wants Community Input on Little-Known Gowanus Playground

Officials are asking what locals want to see at Ennis Playground at 11th Street and Second Avenue.

Gowanus »

State Reduces Number of Parolees at Controversial Gowanus Parole Center

Opponents dropped their lawsuit in exchange for a reduction in the number of parolees at the facility.

Windsor Terrace »

Kensington Street Safety Upgrades Will Be 'Dramatic Improvement,' DOT Says

Officials unveiled plans for 20 mph zones, shorter pedestrian crossings and other safety upgrades.

Park Slope »

NY Methodist Hospital Scales Back Expansion Plan After Locals Sue

The Park Slope hospital agreed to shave a floor off its new building in a settlement with opponents.

Windsor Terrace »

DOT to Unveil Street Safety Upgrades for Kensington and Windsor Terrace

The announcement follows the death of a 14-year-old boy at Caton Avenue and East Seventh Street.

Park Slope »

How a Park Slope School Is Fighting to Stay Diverse

P.S. 133 sets aside seats for low-income and immigrant students to preserve the school's diversity.

Gowanus »

Proposal for Taller Buildings in Gowanus Gets Mixed Reaction From Locals

Residents said they fear the city won't follow local recommendations on how Gowanus should develop.

Park Slope »

Teen Killed in Hit-and-Run Is Third Traffic Death at Park Slope School

Mohammad Uddin was a 2014 grad of M.S. 51, where two other students have died after being hit by cars.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Rezoning Plan Envisions High-Rise Development

City Councilman Brad Lander's Bridging Gowanus framework also calls for protecting manufacturing uses.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Students Raising Money to Educate Girls Half a World Away

Sixth-graders are hosting a read-a-thon for the Malala Fund, which supports girls' education.

Park Slope »

Seniors Face 'Deplorable Conditions' at Assisted Living Facility, Pols Say

Officials slammed Gov. Cuomo and the Dept. of Health for their silence on Prospect Park Residence.

Lower East Side »

Bring East River Ferry to LES and Brooklyn Heights, Officials Say

A dozen politicians urged the Economic Development Corporation to add two more ferry stops.

Park Slope »

How Would You Spend $1.5M in City Cash? Councilman Uses Twitter for Ideas

City Councilman Brad Lander is using Twitter to get ideas for participatory budgeting suggestions.

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