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New York City's mass transit system is the great equalizer.

Community Board 2 Meets: Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Planned Expansion and CB2 Votes to Oversee all of Atlantic Yards

Community Board 2 Meets, April 2014 Community Board 2, which covers the neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill and a portion of Brooklyn Heights, held its monthly meeting Wednesday.

3/9, 7:50am, Police searching hit-and-run driver who struck, killed a bicyclist and injured 2 others

Fariña Says, State Exams Will Have Less Bearing on Student Promotion

Fariña Says, State Exams Will Have Less Bearing on Student Promotion

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced on Wednesday that a student's grade promotion will no longer be primarily determined by his or her performance on the standardized state exams, reported Capital New York .

City Council to Propose Bill Granting Undocumented Immigrants Official NYC Identification

The City Council is expected to introduce a bill today allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain a municipal identification card, reported Crain's New York Business . The New York City I.D.

My Neighbor, The Methadone Clinic: Part III

Many people see drug users as underachievers: burnouts of society who turned to substances in order to occupy their time.

4/9, 7:50am, Police searching for hit-and-run driver who killed a bicyclist and injured two others on Broadway and Halsey

Customer Service in Brooklyn and Beyond

Customer Service in the United States is great if you compare it to, for example, The Netherlands. Here, you hardly ever have to deal with impolite or unprofessional staff in restaurants, bars or clubs.
Fort Greene: This Week in Cheap Rentals

Fort Greene: This Week in Cheap Rentals

Ideally priced two-bedroom garden apartment, located at 29 Vanderbilt Avenue between Flushing and Park, provides direct access to backyard. The common room and open kitchen plan makes for great entertaining.

Senate Passes Unemployment Benefits Extension Bill, House Republicans Continue to Stall

House Speaker John Boehner The U.S. Senate finally passed a bill that would extend long-term unemployment insurance benefits on Monday, but the House of Representatives continue to find fault in the measure and are less eager to do the same.