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City Launches East NY Basement Pilot Program

City Launches East NY Basement Pilot Program

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed on Monday a new law to launch a three-year pilot program that will create livable basement apartments in East New York. Councilmembers Rafael Espinal, Brad Lander and Inez Barron introduced the legislation last year with ...

Seventy units of affordable housing may be coming to East New York

New Supportive, Affordable Housing Planned for East NY

The City Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve an application for the development of a seven-story residential building at 461 Alabama Avenue, City Land reports. The project now awaits final approval from the City Council. If approved, the proposed building will ...

The DOT Art program partners with community-based organizations and professional artists citywide to present temporary public art on DOT properties for up to 11 months.

City is Looking for Artists to Beautify Broadway Junction

The Broadway Junction sidewalk at the intersection of Fulton Street and Van Sinderen Avenue is in need of beautification, according to the NYC Department of Transportation which is now accepting proposals from local artists.  The DOT Art program partners with ...

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 ...

Councilmember Rafael Espinal

Councilmember Espinal Enters Public Advocate Race

Brooklyn Councilmember Rafael Espinal announced Tuesday his bid for NYC public advocate.  A lifelong resident of East Brooklyn, Espinal is serving his second term as Councilmember for the 37th District, representing Bushwick, Brownsville, East New York and Cypress Hills. His announcement ...

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