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Fort Greene »

CB2 Bid to Take Over Atlantic Yards Jokingly Compared to Crimea Invasion

Atlantic Yards currently straddles Brooklyn's Community Boards 2, 6 and 8.

Gowanus »

New Bike Lanes Proposed for Gowanus and Boerum Hill

The Department of Transportation is proposing bike lanes for Bond Street in Gowanus and Boerum Hill.

Park Slope »

City to Launch Curbside Food Scraps Collection in Park Slope

The Department of Sanitation is launching an organics collection pilot program this spring.

Park Slope »

NY Methodist Hospital Revising Plans for Controversial Expansion

The hospital will present "detailed changes" to its expansion design in January.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Women's Shelter Expands as City's Homelessness Crisis Grows

The shelter, on Eighth Avenue and 14th Street, houses mentally ill, chemically addicted women.

Park Slope »

NY Methodist Expansion Gets Thumbs Down from Community Board Members

The Community Board 6 land use committee rejected the hospital's request for building variances.

Gowanus »

Film, Food and Artisanal Businesses Quietly Thriving in Gowanus

A new study of Gowanus reveals a growing variety of businesses hidden in the industrial neighborhood.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Residents Fighting Community Garden

President Street residents say the city is trying to force a garden onto their block.

Carroll Gardens »

Official Asks Citi Bike to Roll Out Station at Vacant Smith Street Lot

A local assemblywoman asked the Department of Transportation to consider the space for Citi Bike.

Park Slope »

NY Methodist Hospital Takes First Steps Toward Expansion

New York Methodist has filed initial paperwork with the city for its new outpatient building.

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.

Red Hook »

Jay-Z Plans Red Hook Party After City Cancels Midtown Show, Officials Say

Jay-Z is throwing a private party on Pier 41 on Wednesday, a police source said.

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.

Red Hook »

State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery Named in Federal Investigation

The Brooklyn state senator is being targeted in a criminal probe, according to court documents.

Carroll Gardens »

Smith-9th Streets Subway Station to Reopen in April

The subway stop has been closed since the summer of 2011 for construction.

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