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City Officials Warn New Yorkers to Stay Cool With Heat Advisory in Effect

Temperatures and humidity were expected to feel close to 100 degrees today.

Concourse »

De Blasio Celebrates Most New Affordable Housing Units in 25 Years

The city said 20,325 new and preserved units in fiscal year 2015 mark the largest amount since 1989.

East New York »

East New York Rezoning Outreach Proposals Leave Residents Uneasy

Residents expressed dissatisfaction Wednesday with the city's plan to bring new housing to the area.

Mott Haven »

Trust in NYPD on the Rise in South Bronx, Survey Shows

A report from John Jay College revealed that confidence in police had risen from 2014 to 2015.

East New York »

Boy Gang Assaulted and Robbed in East New York, Police Say

Police are asking for help catching five suspects they believe were involved in the May 11 robbery.

East Harlem »

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Sets Timeline on East Harlem Rezoning

There will be five public sessions before the speaker's steering committee submits a rezoning plan.

Bed-Stuy »

East New York, Bed-Stuy 'Most At-Risk' Brooklyn Areas for Tax Lien Sale

The two neighborhoods have the most homes in the borough with unpaid debt, according to city data.

Civic Center »

Housing Groups Heckle Mayor on Steps of City Hall Over Affordable Housing

The groups called for more involvement in the city's rezoning process.

East New York »

Brooklyn School Restores Program for Youth Marching Band After Protests

The school allowed the Soul Tigers Marching Band to resume regular practice after talks with officials.

East New York »

Community Launches Fundraiser and Benefit for Akai Gurley’s Family

An online campaign is looking to raise $150,000 to move Gurley's daughter and her mother to a new home.

East New York »

City Wants 'Cushion Against Gentrification' in East New York Rezoning

Officials plan to turn Atlantic Avenue into a "vibrant corridor" with buildings up to 12 stories.

East New York »

Police Release Age-Enhanced Photo of Missing Brooklyn Boy Patrick Alford

The NYPD is asking for the public's help on the five-year anniversary of Patrick Alford's disappearance.

East New York »

Brooklyn Youth Marching Band Protests Program Cuts

School officials have limited access to the Soul Tigers Marching Band's practice space, directors say.

Bed-Stuy »

Rev. Al Sharpton Lays Memorial Wreaths in Brooklyn for Murdered Officers

Sharpton joined the family of Eric Garner in honoring Dets. Liu and Ramos in Bedford-Stuyvesant. 

Bed-Stuy »

Straphangers Demand Better C Train Service

The Riders Alliance is asking for greater frequency and better communication on the Eighth Avenue line.