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Councilman Axes Red Hook Park's $2.4M Bathroom

Councilman Carlos Menchaca said the money will remain allocated to a capital project in Red Hook.

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City Yet to Schedule Opening Date for Bush Terminal Piers Park

The Economic Development Corporation is awaiting approval from the state agencies to open the park.

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Redesign of Red Hook Bathroom Doesn't Lower Size or Cost Enough for Locals

The Parks Department presented a new design for the comfort station at Valentino Park Thursday night.

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$2.4M Bathroom Is Too Big and Pricey for Red Hook Park, Residents Say

A proposed $2.4 million "comfort station" would take away too much greenery from the park, locals said.

Sunset Park »

Activists to March on 72nd Police Precinct in Wake of NYPD Violence Videos

El Grito De Sunset Park is organizing a march to the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park on Saturday.

Red Hook »

City Fences Off Valentino Park Without Notice, Angering Residents

The park's scheduled $118K improvement project will be halted until a community meeting takes place. 

Sunset Park »

Pitch In to Clean Up Sunset Park on Sunday

More than 100 residents are expected to attend a clean up day for the neighborhood park, officials said.

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Red Hook Houses Tenants Say Mold, Water Damage Plaguing Complex

Tenants spoke out against poor living conditions and long wait-times for maintenance repairs.  

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Library Garden and School Upgrades Win Cash in Participatory Budget Vote

Six capital improvement projects will be funded after almost 3,000 residents voted  in District 38.

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Red Hook Pitches School Upgrades, Fitness Park, Bus Clocks for Budget List

Nineteen proposals were pitched at District 38's first participatory budgeting expo on Saturday. 

Sunset Park »

Husband of Pregnant Woman Killed by Snowplow Seeks Donations for Funeral

Jin Feng Lin hopes to bring family members from China and Canada for his wife's funeral.

Williamsburg »

Brooklyn Politicians Hold Dance-Off to Raise Funds for Community Center

The School Settlement Association is raising money for a new community center.

Red Hook »

Carlos Menchaca Beats Incumbent to Take District 38's City Council Seat

Menchaca defeated incumbent Sara Gonzalez for the City Council seat in Red Hook and Sunset Park.

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Carlos Menchaca Looks to Areas Forgotten by Government in City Council Race

Carlos Menchaca will run for City Council in Brooklyn's 38th District.

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Carlos Menchaca Files to Run for Council

Menchaca, a former organizer for Christine Quinn, has been heavily involved in Sandy relief work.

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