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Fake Speed Limit Signs Protest Slow Zone Decision in Bed-Stuy

The fake signs are within the proposed slow zone's radius.

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Bystander Shot in Head on City Bus in Bed-Stuy, Police Say

A passenger aboard a B15 bus was critically wounded, police say.

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Bus Accident Renews Calls for Bed-Stuy Slow Zone

An accident that caused a school bus to flip over shows the need for a slow zone, residents say.

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New Express Bus Stop Coming to Nostrand Avenue After Complaints

The new plan will add a stop at Gates Avenue on both Nostrand Avenue and Bedford Avenue.

Clinton Hill »

CB2 Pushes Forward with Slow Zone Plan Despite Neighboring Board's Veto

The slow zone in parts of Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill would lower speed limits from 30 mph to 20 mph.

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Slow Zone Plan for Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill Rejected by Community Board

The Bed-Stuy board cited traffic issues and a lack of specifics as reasons to reject the zone.

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Giant Snow Rhino Horns in on Fort Greene

A rhino sculpture made of snow appeared outside of Lafayette Grocery & Dairy in Fort Greene. 

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City Demands Bed-Stuy Building Owners Repair Unsafe Homes

The three buildings have caused flooding and rat infestations for the residents of Lafayette Avenue.

Hunts Point »

Grandmother Struck and Killed by Pickup Truck in Hunts Point, Police Say

Maria Montalvo was struck and killed by a truck hit at Lafayette and Hunts Point avenues, police say.

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Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill Slow Zone Approved for 2014

The slow zone will lower the speed limit from 30 mph to 20 mph.

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Fire, Floods and Rats in Vacant Homes Plague Bed-Stuy Street, Neighbors Say

Abandoned homes on Lafayette Avenue near Lewis Avenue create an unsafe environment, neighbors say.

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15 Bed-Stuy Gardens to Get an Upgrade Thanks to Federal Grant

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $30,000 to Green Guerillas, which is overhauling the gardens.

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Bed-Stuy Garden Honors Past and Present With New Memorial

The Hattie Carthen Garden in Bed-Stuy unveiled the memorial to its gardeners.

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'MTV Music Awards' Poster Pairs Trayvon Martin With Kanye West Lyrics

MTV denied it made the posters, which mix Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman sketches and Kanye lyrics.

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Hip-Hop Parade in Bed-Stuy Honors Marcus Garvey

The Universal Hip-Hop Parade for Social Justice is now in its 14th year.