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There Should be a Broadway Junction Station on The Interborough Express

There Should be a Broadway Junction Station on The Interborough Express

John Pegram, a Brooklyn resident and lawyer who frequently writes about the IBX, said there's a major station missing in MTA's plan.
Mayor Adams Op-Ed: Keeping Nightlife Safe in NYC

Mayor Adams Op-Ed: Keeping Nightlife Safe in NYC

Just because our nightlife establishments throw a great party, residents and businesses should not be stuck with a hangover the next day.
Op-Ed: Tackling Obesity For a Healthier Brooklyn

Op-Ed: Tackling Obesity For a Healthier Brooklyn

Chizoba Jennifer Ndulue, a graduate student at SUNY Downstate School of Health Sciences, shares her thoughts on how to tackle obesity in our borough.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams Op-Ed: A Year of Getting Stuff Done for working-class New Yorkers

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Op-Ed: A Year of Getting Stuff Done for working-class New Yorkers

We began the long road to recovery by focusing on public safety, investing in public spaces, and supporting working people.
Clinton Hill Boutique Owner Supports Turkish Creatives

Clinton Hill Boutique Owner Supports Turkish Creatives

Su'Juk is a little slice of Turkey in Clinton Hill.
Op-Ed: Navigating the Flooded Future of New York's Underground

Op-Ed: Navigating the Flooded Future of New York's Underground

Deena Asghar, a SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University graduate student, shares her thoughts on the implications of climate change on the borough's subway system.
Mayor Eric Adams’ Op-Ed: Saving New Yorkers From the Opioid Crisis

Mayor Eric Adams’ Op-Ed: Saving New Yorkers From the Opioid Crisis

New York City Mayor Eric Adams shares his plans to combat drug overdoses.
Ji Woo Jung, the Brooklyn-Based Korean Actor Expanding His Artistry

Ji Woo Jung, the Brooklyn-Based Korean Actor Expanding His Artistry

Ji Woo Jung, an actor, producer and director living in Brooklyn, shares his journey from South Korea to New York University.
Mayor Eric Adams' Op-Ed: NYCHA Residents Make History

Mayor Eric Adams' Op-Ed: NYCHA Residents Make History

Last month, the residents of NYCHA’s Nostrand Houses became the first development to vote on how they will fund much-needed renovations and repairs.
Mayor Eric Adams' Op-Ed: Staying Safe for the Holidays

Mayor Eric Adams' Op-Ed: Staying Safe for the Holidays

More than one-third of all home fires occur between December, January and February. New York City Mayor Adams has tips on how to stay safe.