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Construction Dust May Pose Health Hazard at Greenpoint Playground: Experts

Local officials worry dust containing lead has accumulated at unsafe levels at Greenpoint Playground.

Williamsburg »

Advocates Want City to Buy Senior Center to Stop it From Becoming Condos

The new owner of the Swinging Sixties building hiked the community center's rent by $7,000 a month.

Williamsburg »

$400K in Environmental Grants Awarded Through Greenpoint Oil Spill Fund

The first environmental grants funded by an oil spill settlement were announced Thursday.

Civic Center »

Advocates Pushed for Changes to Arrest Policy Long Before Myls Dobson Died

They hope the latest attention will help push the NYPD and Mayor de Blasio to change police protocol.

Williamsburg »

Youth Soccer League Demands Traffic Safety Upgrades Near Waterfront Parks

Coaches are pushing for Kent Avenue safety measures after a soccer player was killed in Park Slope.

Long Island City »

Pulaski Bridge Bike Lane Plan Moving Forward, Officials Say

The DOT will present design plans for the bike lane to local Community Boards by the end of the year.

Williamsburg »

Plan to Triple Williamsburg Office Space Would Transform Business Scene

The proposed tripling of waterfront office space could draw workers to Williamsburg.

Greenpoint »

City Considering Bike Lane for Pulaski Bridge Connecting Brooklyn to Queens

The city is exploring the possibility of adding a dedicated bike lane to the drawbridge.

Greenpoint »

Dog Masquerade Raises Money for Sandy Victims

The masquerade ball and block party will be held on Russell Street in Greenpoint.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Straphangers Demand Relief From L and G Trains Outage

A petition with nearly 2,700 signatures demands more bus service to replace the L and G outage.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

Brooklyn Navy Yard Will Get Supermarket on Derelict Admiral's Row Site

Brooklyn Navy Yard will be getting a supermarket as part of a large development plan.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Swastika Found in Williamsburg Part of Increased Anti-Semitism, Leaders Say

Religious and political leaders gathered Friday to condemn a swatstika found scrawled in public housing.

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