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Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz

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Crown Heights »

Occupy Offshoot Challenges Hard-Won Crown Heights Rezoning Ahead of Vote

The Crown Heights Assembly wants affordable housing and an 'anti-harassment area' included in rezoning.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Hipsters Get Political as Young Residents Join Community Boards

Neighborhood-minded newcomers are beginning to crop up on staunch old Brooklyn Commmunity Boards.

Brooklyn Heights »

Eco Dock for Kayakers Aims to Improve Access to Brooklyn's Waters

Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Metropolitan Alliance opened a new eco dock Saturday for waterfront users.

Crown Heights »

P-Tech Students, IBM Mentors Mark End of Year With Engineering Project

Students at Crown Heights' P-Tech  and their IBM mentors celebrated the end of a successful second year 

Red Hook »

Red Cross Grants $1.25 M for Sandy Recovery in Brooklyn Coastal Areas

The Red Cross awarded the grant to the Brooklyn Community Foundation for their storm relief work.

Carroll Gardens »

Commuters Celebrate Reopening of Smith-9th Street F/G Train Stop

The Smith-9th Street subway station reopened Friday morning, to the relief of straphangers.

Crown Heights »

With All Eyes on Nostrand Avenue, Crown Heights Mulls Its Next Move

Officials and entrepreneurs have pinned new hopes for the neighborhood on Nostrand, but obstacles loom.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Streisand Fans Belt It Out to See Babs Sing in Brooklyn

Following Barbra Streisand's first public show in her hometown, impersonators battled for free tickets.

Prospect Heights »

Barclays Center Opening is 'Historic Day' for Brooklyn, Officials Say

The Barclays Center made its public debut on Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Crown Heights »

City Asks Developers to Transform Crown Heights' Huge Bedford Armory

The city is seeking proposals for 50,000 square feet of space in the Bedford-Atlantic Armory

Windsor Terrace »

Windsor Terrace to Walgreens: Stay Out of Our Neighborhood

Roughly 200 protesters rallied in front of the closed Key Food where Walgreens plans to open a store.

Prospect Heights »

Nets to Face Knicks at Barclays Center Opener

Crosstown rivals Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks will play each other Nov. 1 at the Barclays Center.

Windsor Terrace »

Windsor Terrace Vows to 'Declare Independence' from Walgreens with Boycott

Windsor Terrace residents say they won't shop at the Walgreens that's slated to replace a Key Food.

Park Slope »

Brooklyn to Celebrate Bloomsday with Readings of James Joyce's "Ulysses."

Bars along Park Slope's Fifth Avenue will host readings of James Joyce's masterpiece, "Ulysses."

Windsor Terrace »

Walgreens Rep to Tell Locals What's Next at Key Food Site

A Walgreens rep will meet with Windsor Terrace residents about what's next at the closing Key Food site.

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