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Gowanus »

Kentile Floors Sign Could Get New Home Beneath Subway Tracks

The Gowanus Alliance wants to install the famed letters on 10th Street between Second and Third Avenue.

Park Slope »

Prospect Park Car Ban Starts July 6, Mayor Says

Cars will be banned on West Drive, but they'll still be allowed on Prospect Park's East Drive.

Windsor Terrace »

Windsor Terrace Library Welcomes $10K Prize Amid Funding Crunch

The Windsor Terrace public library was a runner-up in the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards.

Boerum Hill »

Middle School Seats as Hard to Get as Rolling Stones Tickets, Parents Say

City parents want changes made to the stressful and unfair middle school admissions process.

Cobble Hill »

Community That Lost Hospital Pushes Back Against Proposed Towers

The Cobble Hill community reacted with shock at Fortis' plans to build tall towers at the LICH site.

Park Slope »

Meet the Disabled Runner on a Mission to Get Cars Banned from Prospect Park

Marathoner Michael Ring can't run, so he's devoting his time to banning cars from Prospect Park.

Park Slope »

State Abandoning Seniors Being Forced Out for Luxury Housing, Pols Say

City Councilman Brad Lander and Public Advocate Letitia James say the state failed to protect seniors.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Signs Law Banning Use of Credit Checks in Hiring Decisions

Brooklyn Councilman Brad Lander called the legislation the "toughest" protections in the country.

Park Slope »

Knuffle Bunny Likely to Get Its Own Statue in Park Slope

A statue of the Mo Willems character will be installed at the public library once the project is funded.

Park Slope »

Flooded Prospect Park Path and School Air Conditioning Win Taxpayer Funding

The school air conditioning and park path were among District 39's participatory budgeting winners.

Civic Center »

City Council Passes Bill to Ban Credit Checks for Most Job Seekers

Bill sponsor Councilman Brad Lander called the legislation the most stringent in the nation.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Library Could Get Storytelling Garden and Knuffle Bunny Statue

Residents can vote to fund the project with City Councilman Brad Lander's participatory budgeting.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Parents Rally Against Cuomo's Proposed Teacher Rating System

Parents at P.S. 107, P.S. 321, P.S. 10 and several other schools rallied Thursday morning.

Carroll Gardens »

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.