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Despite Protests, Bedford-Union Armory Plan Begins City Council Approval Process

During a City Council subcommittee meeting, the city’s EDC said to reevaluate its affordable housing plan for the Bedford-Union Armory project ...
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City’s Watchlist Puts Brooklyn Landlords and Buildings on Notice

Eight buildings in Crown Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant, East Flatbush, Brownsville and East New York made this year's top ten of ...
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The City Wants Your Fall Leaves – Leaf Collection Begins this Saturday!

Put your fall leaves to work, don't let them work you - the city will take them off your hands ...
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NYC Election Results: Incumbents Defend City Council Seats with Decisive Wins

***Updated on November 8, 2017 The results are in from yesterday’s NYC general election, and the Democrats swept in New ...
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Five Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses Receive Loans from Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

A custodial company, a clothing line, and a recycled-furniture firm are among the first women- and minority-owned businesses to receive loans ...
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The 2017 NYC Elections – An Overview and Where to Vote

BK Reader has created a brief overview to help you navigate through the 2017 NYC elections On Tuesday, November 7, ...
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Boo! Where to Get Spooked in Central Brooklyn This Halloween

Mighty spooky times with safe trick-or-treating routes, Halloween walks and other family-friendly events will be descending upon Brooklyn tomorrow Ghostly ...
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Kings County Hospital Innovates Heart Health With New Center

The integrated walk-in facility provides heart failure patients with comprehensive services by a team of cardiac specialists, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, ...
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Al Sharpton to Hold Civic Education Lecture at Medgar Evers College

The Rev. Al Sharpton will kick off the 'Male Development and Empowerment Center Lecture Series,' which provides a platform for ...
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Community Rallies Against DOE-Imposed Admission Changes at Medgar Evers Prep 

The changes will merge the institution’s middle school admission process into the DOE’s current system and admit a larger number ...
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Senator Hamilton, Criminal Justice Reform Groups Held Workshop on New Criminal Records Sealing Law

The New York State’s new criminal records sealing law, part of the broader 'Raise the Age' legislation, allows certain criminal ...
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City’s Tenant Support Unit receives $1M to Increase Tenant Protection Efforts and Outreach

Since its launch in 2015, the Tenant Support Unit has helped 14,000 New Yorkers fight harassment and eviction The Tenant Support ...
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