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In State of the City, Speaker Viverito Doubles Down on Progressive Agenda

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Delivers State of the City Address Photo: New York City Council In her first State of the City address since her election, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito touted progress and future plans around a progressive

An Open Letter from City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo: Planning for the Future of Crown Heights with Mutual Respect

City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo Dear Neighbor, Rapid change, growth and development are happening throughout Brooklyn.

Councilmember Cornegy to Hold State of the 36th District Address

You're invited to interact with Council Member Robert Cornegy and learn about the work and resources of the non-profit service providers and city agencies that impact Bedford-Stuyvesant and North Crown Heights at the State of the 36th District Addres

Brooklyn Grand Jury Indicts Officer Liang in Gurley Shooting Case

Updated 2/11 12:00pm The St. Louis County and Richmond County District Attorney offices might want to take note: Because, so far, it looks like Brooklyn's District Attorney office will not be playing the no-cop-indictment game. Kings County D.A.

Brooklyn Nets Honor Local Leaders with 'Pioneer Award'

(L to R) Brooklynettes dancer Liz; Leo Ehrline, Brooklyn Nets Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative & Relationship; Jillian Joseph, Executive Counsel for GE Capital Real Estate; Alaina Marie Chipman, Assistant Principal of La Cima Elemen

Police Find Missing Sisters from Crown Heights

Sisters Rivka Kutsy, 4, and Chaya, 3, were found with their parents in Sullivan County, NY Monday evening Police have discovered the whereabouts of two young girls from Crown Heights whose parents were under investigation by the Administration for Ch

Shaggy, Maxi Priest and Sanchez to Perform at BAM

(l to r): Shaggy, Maxi Priest and Sanchez will perform Saturday, February 14, at Brooklyn Academy of Music Jamaican reggae royalty comes to the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House this Saturday when Grammy Award-winning singer Shaggy headlines with singers

The Shakedown Dance Collective: When Fun and Performance get a 'Platform'

The Shakedown Dance Collective during rehearsal Check out behind-the-scenes footage of The Shakedown Dance Collective during a rehearsal for their upcoming performance at the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn Heights.

What, Not Hillary? Working Families Party Gets Behind Elizabeth Warren for President

Photo: Flickr.com, Jill Karjian New York's labor-backed Working Families Party is supporting U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts over Hillary Clinton for president in 2016, should Warren decide to run.

This Week in the Most Affordable Rentals: Fort Greene

Warm, cozy studio apartment available at 38 Cumberland St in Fort Greene.