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Park Slope »

Final Votes Cast in NYC Participatory Budgeting

Residents cast votes Sunday to determine how to spend nearly $14 million of the city’s money.

Greenpoint »

Residents Propose Park Renovation and Mobile Library for City Budget

Proponents of participatory budgeting projects in District 33 convened to advocate for their proposals.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Senior Facility to Close in 90 Days, Residents Told

Seniors at Prospect Park Residence were told Wednesday night the facility is closing in 90 days.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Police Nab Careless Drivers in Pedestrian Safety Sting

The 78th Precinct had officers pose as pedestrians and ticketed drivers who didn't yield.

Park Slope »

DOT to Educate Park Slope Restaurant Owners on Delivery Bike Rules

Park Slope restaurant owners and their delivery cyclists are invited to a forum about bike safety.

Civic Center »

City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Adds Friends and Foes to Leadership Team

The new council came to order with a mix of allies and enemies being appointed to key positions.

Park Slope »

Locals and Officials to Brainstorm Improvements for Gritty Fourth Avenue

The Park Slope Civic Council is hosting a discussion on the future of Fourth Avenue.

Gowanus »

Residents Seek Balance of Grit and Green in Gowanus

Bridging Gowanus will tackle issues including balancing industrial uses with amenities such as parks.

Gowanus »

Locals Invited to Weigh In on Future of Gowanus Development

Elected officials are inviting residents to talk about how Gowanus should grow in coming years.

Midtown East »

Melissa Mark-Viverito Coy on Prospects to be Council Speaker

The Manhattan councilwoman wouldn't speculate on reports that she's the top pick for Council speaker.

Midtown East »

Progressives Gather to Push de Blasio's Policies

Legislative, labor and nonprofit leaders say the time is now to prove liberal ideas work.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Fifth-Graders Hosting Read-A-Thon for Afghan Girls Education

The Girls Read for Girls event on Nov. 16 will raise money for the nonprofit Women for Afghan Women.

Park Slope »

Bill de Blasio Dresses Up as Candidate for Park Slope Halloween Parade

Park Slope's annual Halloween parade featured giant puppets, bagpipers and cheers for de Blasio.

Civic Center »

List of Reforms to the Speaker's Office Gains Support

A plan to give city council members more power has racked up 30 signatures so far, organizers said.

Park Slope »

Brooklyn's Highest-Performing Schools Plagued by Low-Performing Bathrooms

Many of Park Slope's top schools need restroom upgrades, school leaders say.

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