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Residents of the Flatbush subsection Erasmus have filed the most heat complaints for two consecutive years.

Report: Flatbush Residents Are More Likely to Lack Heat

According to a new report by Rent Hop, residents in the Flatbush subsection Erasmus are not getting enough heat from their landlords as city data reveals: They have filed the most complaints in the 2018 heating season.  In 2018, New ...

Named after the late Borough President Raymond V. Ingersoll, the Eagle can now peacefully nest in the central library's main lobby.

The People Have Spoken: Brooklyn Library’s Eagle Has a Name!

After launching a contest to name the historic eagle sculpture adorning the central library’s main lobby, the Brooklyn Public Library has now revealed the people's final choice: Ingersoll! Selected from a list of five finalists, runner-ups included “Dodger,” “Emily,” “Harmony” ...

The program offers universal, free, full-day, early childhood education for three-year-olds; applications open early February.

Free ‘3-K for All’ is Coming to East New York

Beginning in September 2019, East New York parents will have the opportunity to enroll their little ones in the city’s free 3-K for All program.  The program, that offers universal, free, full-day, high-quality early childhood education for three-year-olds, first launched ...

The lawsuit, filed by a group of Brooklyn Haitian residents, alleges that the TPS termination is racist and in violation of U.S. laws.

Bklyn Trial Begins to Halt Trump’s Move to End TPS for Haitians

Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte and Councilmembers Jumaane Williams and Mathieu Eugene joined Haitian community leaders and immigration activists today at the Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn in support of a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s decision to end the ...

Each year, New Yorkers throw away 60 million pounds of styrofoam products, a major source of neighborhood litter and petroleum-based waste.

Brooklyn Pols Welcome City’s Styrofoam Ban

On Tuesday, a citywide ban on styrofoam containers went into effect, prohibiting food service establishments, stores and manufacturers from possessing, selling or offering single service Expanded Polystyrene foam food items or packaging. According to city data, New Yorkers throw away ...

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