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Carroll Gardens »

Tell Citi Bike Where to Expand in South Brooklyn

Citi Bike wants input on where to expand in Park Slope, Gowanus, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook.

Park Slope »

Landmarks Commission Calls Pavilion Condos 'Too Prominent' for Park Slope

The LPC asked Hidrock Realty to modify its condo development to blend in better with its surroundings.

Gowanus »

Solar-Powered Composting Facility Coming to Gowanus

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is building a permanent facility and expanding its composting program.

Cobble Hill »

'Out-of-Scale' LICH Towers Will Overburden Neighborhood, Locals Warn

Proposed condos would create new community 'the size of Boerum Hill in a small corner of Cobble Hill.'

Park Slope »

Community Board Tells Developer to 'Tone Down' Pavilion Theater Condos

Locals slammed the proposed look of the new condo building at a Community Board 6 meeting Thursday.

Park Slope »

Neighborhood Group Asks Public to Speak Out on Pavilion Theater Condo Plan

Hidrock Realty will give the public its first look at plans of the Pavilion Theater on July 23.

Park Slope »

Judge Rules In Favor of Seniors Forced Out of Assisted Living Facility

The seven residents of Prospect Park Residence will have their day in court.

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.