Port Authority dock deal probed
The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is investigating a secret, $25 million legal settlement between the Port Authority and a politically-connected seaport company that excused $15 million in unpaid rent at the docks in Brooklyn and Newark and handed over $10 million of public money to cover other debts.
Tuesday Aug 26
Is De Blasio Snubbing Southern Brooklyn?
Mayor Bill de Blasio appears to be avoiding Southern Brooklyn neighborhoods that supported his electoral rival, Joe Lhota, including Sheepshead Bay and Bensonhurst, according to a report in the New York Observer.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Ticketing For Dangerous Driving Up in (Almost) Every NYC Neighborhood
Almost every precinct in the city is writing more tickets for the most dangerous moving violations, according to a WNYC analysis of data from the New York Police Department.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Weather-beaten but winning: Red Hook's 154 Sullivan St.
Love Among the Ruins? For the real estate-obsessed, yes indeed. The paint on 154 Sullivan St. is a startling shade of powder blue.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
Carroll Gardens: Cops: Stool-wielding bar-goer bashes his away along Smith St.
A furniture-wielding maniac terrorized Smith Street on Aug. 15, bashing people with a bar stool as he made his way along the street, cops said.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Graffiti Exhibit Is Artless to Bratton
Graffiti appears, intentionally, on the walls of multiple New York City art venues, including a former police precinct, but it still riles the police commissioner.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Air Quality: What Our Patients Wish We Knew
Dye, J. AIR QUALITY: WHAT OUR PATIENTS WISH WE KNEW! In Proceedings, 31st American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Annual Forum, Seattle, WA, June 12 - 15, 2013.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
Red Hook: Library, arts group on R'Hook branch privatization plan: We're all ears
The library system's plan to carve out part of the neighborhood's branch to let real estate group Spaceworks rent it as dance studios is plodding ahead, but after an outpouring of opposition from neighbors, the partners say they want to hear more input from neighbors.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Red Hook's Barge to Present Deadpan Alley and Pirate School! This Fall
This year Red Hook's antique wooden barge is celebrating its 100th birthday with old-time family entertainment.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Elected officials offer condolences to hurting community
Shocked and saddened at the shooting death of City of Poughkeepsie police Officer John Falcone, local elected leaders offered condolences to a hurting community.
Neighborhood grieves for officer who was fatally shot
In the City of Poughkeepsie's Waryas Park, a biting, violent wind whipped across the Hudson River on Saturday afternoon -- 24 hours after a city officer was gunned down nearby.