Menchaca defeated incumbent Sara Gonzalez for the City Council seat in Red Hook and Sunset Park.
The legislative package would close loopholes used by developers and unions to funnel funds into races.
Residents at 500 Fourth Ave. were ordered to stay off their balconies after city inspectors found cracks.
The NBA star's foundation contributed to the remodeling of the court, along with JPMorgan Chase.
The Red Hook Senior Citizens Program will move to a renovated community center, officials said.
Thousands of properties had their market values reduced and taxes lowered, officials announced Tuesday.
Slope Park on Sixth Avenue between 18th and 19th streets won't reopen until late June, officials say.
Menchaca, a former organizer for Christine Quinn, has been heavily involved in Sandy relief work.
Drivers find long-awaited relief in southwest Brooklyn.
Film "B61" tells a story of New York's dysfunctional public transport system.
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