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Downtown Brooklyn »

Atlantic Avenue First Major Thoroughfare to Get 'Slow Zone'

The speed limit on a 7.6-mile stretch of Atlantic Avenue will be reduced from 30 to 25 mph.

Bed-Stuy »

Naughty By Nature, Zab Judah Honored for Black History Month in Bed-Stuy

Leaders of Tomorrow will honor celebrities and community members for black history month.

Crown Heights »

Affordable Housing to Replace Shuttered Kings County Hospital Psych Ward

Affordable housing developer CAMBA plans to replace Kings County Hospital's G-Building with apartments.

Bed-Stuy »

Still No Decision on Interfaith as State Blames Hospital for Lack of Funds

The state accused Interfaith of breaking a deal for $3.5 million when it postponed transferring clinics.

Bed-Stuy »

Advocates Decry Health Care Inequality at Interfaith Hospital Protest

Health care inequality was the focus at a protest in front of Interfaith on Sunday.

Crown Heights »

Urban Sketch Artist Captures Crown Heights in Living Color

Jason Das draws everything from streets to straphangers, operas to inaugurations.

Fort Greene »

Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo Celebrates Brooklyn's Diversity at Inauguration

Laurie Cumbo invited a diverse crowd to her swearing-in celebration for her 35th District seat. 

Bed-Stuy »

Community Group Demands a Say in Central Brooklyn Budget Process

The group demanded Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights council members enact participatory budgeting.

Fort Greene »

Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo to Hold Inauguration at NYCHA Community Center

Laurie Cumbo's inauguration at Ingersoll Community Center will include music, food and performances.

Fort Greene »

City Councilwoman-Elect Laurie Cumbo Apologizes for 'Knockout' Comments

Laurie Cumbo had blamed the Brooklyn "knockout" attacks on tension between blacks and Jews.

Crown Heights »

Councilwoman Blames 'Knockout' Attacks on Tension Between Blacks and Jews

Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo said tension over Crown Heights real estate may have sparked the attacks.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Jewish Leaders Offer $1,500 Reward for 'Knockout Game' Arrests

The Crown Heights Jewish community announced a cash reward for arrests in the alleged "knockout game."

Fort Greene »

Hundreds Gather at Vigil for 9-Year-Old Fort Greene Crash Victim

Mourners gathered to support the Merryweather family and speak out for safer streets.

Fort Greene »

Laurie Cumbo Wins 35th District City Council Race

Laurie Cumbo won the district council seat with 35.4 percent of the vote.

Fort Greene »

Pro-Development PAC Donation Causes Bad Blood in 35th District Race

Jobs for New York is canvassing Fort Greene on behalf of City Council candidate Laurie Cumbo.

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