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Lower East Side »

Fourth of July Fireworks Returning to East River

The July 4 fireworks show will return to the East River this year for the first time since 2008.

Greenpoint »

Playground Renovations and Mobile Library Win Participatory Budgeting Funds

Five projects were selected to receive more than $1.5 million of the city's money in District 33.

Greenpoint »

North Brooklyn Developers Offer Surprise Affordable Housing Provisions

Both the Bushwick rezoning and the Greenpoint Landing plan came with unexpected affordable housing.

Williamsburg »

Attack on Hasidic Man in Williamsburg Investigated as Possible Hate Crime

A man was approached and hit in South Williamsburg Sunday night, officials confirmed.

Park Slope »

Brooklyn's Highest-Performing Schools Plagued by Low-Performing Bathrooms

Many of Park Slope's top schools need restroom upgrades, school leaders say.

Gowanus »

Locals Vow to Protect Neighborhood Pool Threatened by Gowanus Canal Cleanup

Residents worry the Gowanus Canal cleanup will shut the public pool on Third Avenue and Degraw Street.

Boerum Hill »

Forty 'Green' School Playgrounds to be Built Over Four Years, Officials Say

The city announced its plans at an opening ceremony for a new Boerum Hill schoolyard on Thursday.

Williamsburg »

Antonio Reynoso Beats Vito Lopez and Stephen Levin Keeps City Council Seat

Antonio Reynoso beat Vito Lopez and Stephen Levin kept his spot in office in Tuesday's primary.

Greenpoint »

City Council Candidate Pledges to Fight Slated Greenpoint Towers in Court

Stephen Pierson, running for the 33rd District City Council seat, said he'll go to court if elected.

Cobble Hill »

Patients to Be Transferred Out of LICH, Nurses Say

SUNY officials are planning to close the hospital by this weekend, LICH employees say.

Park Slope »

DOT Safety Plan for Fourth Avenue Finally Approved by Community Board 6

After tweaks by DOT, including removing some left turn bans, Community Board 6 approved the safety plan.

Greenpoint »

Sidewalk Cafes Conquer City's Sunday Brunch Ban

The City Council voted to end legislation prohibiting Sunday morning outdoor seating.

Park Slope »

Parents, Schools Worry About Future of Fourth Avenue Safety Upgrades

Several schools could be affected by a DOT plan to improve safety, but Community Board 6 rejected it.

Cobble Hill »

Protesters Rally Against SUNY Cuts to Ambulance Services at LICH

SUNY Downstate halted ambulance service and critical care at Long Island College Hospital.

Williamsburg »

Hasids Join G Train Riders in Push for Brooklyn Bike Share

From a Citi Bike petition to a new "Hasidim for Bikes" group, Brooklynites demand stations.

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