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  1. 'You're Gonna Hit Me?' Angry Citi Bike Protester Shouts at CB6 MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | DNAinfo.com

    A lifelong Cobble Hill resident angrily disrupted Wednesday night's Community Board 6's meeting, shouting and demanding to know who approved the locations for the neighborhood's new Citi Bike dock locations. "Is there a bike stand in front of your house? Is there?" 80-year-old Joseph Igneri yelled as he paced in front of the table where CB6 board member's were seated.

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  2. Red Hook Reimagined with Massive Redevelopment Plan and Subway LinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | DNAInfo.com

    A massive redevelopment plan that would add thousands of residential units to the Brooklyn waterfront and a subway connection to lower Manhattan has been put forward by global engineering firm AECOM . Chris Ward, Chief Executive for AECOM Metro New York, is scheduled to discuss the proposal Tuesday morning at the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation .

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  3. Here's What You Need to Know About the Sept. 13 PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | DNAinfo.com

    If you feel like the 2016 voting season in New York state is never-ending, you're not too far off. With two primary elections down, New York state still has one more to go before the general election on Nov. 8. In New York City, where most residents are registered Democrats, the Sept.

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  4. Comics Artists Latest Victims to Get the Boot From Gowanus BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | DNAInfo.com

    Nearly 20 cartoonists and comics artists must leave their workspaces on Ninth Street and Second Avenue by the end of the month, the latest in a series of displacements that's hit hundreds of creators, one of the artists told DNAinfo New York. Cartoonist Dean Haspiel , who collaborated with well-known comic writer Harvey Pekar, is among those who will lose their studios at 112 Second Ave. on Sept.

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  5. Craft Butchery Raises the Steaks at New UES LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    When Fleishers Craft Butchery opens its doors on Third Avenue this summer, customers will see meat hanging on hooks and butchers cutting slabs of beef, pork and lamb in what seems to be an old school butcher shop. But the butchery, which is headquartered in Red Hook and has a retail location in Park Slope, is doing something different in the age of centralized and processed meats - it knows exactly where its animals come from, how they were raised and use every part possible.

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  6. Atlantic Basin Selected as Red Hook's Citywide Ferry Dock LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Red Hook's ferry landing for the new Citywide Ferry Service will be located at Atlantic Basin , officials announced Wednesday. The ferry dock at Atlantic Basin will be a part of the South Brooklyn route, which is scheduled to launch next summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's Economic Development Corporation said in a statement.

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  7. NYPD 'Crushed It' by Bulldozing 70 Seized Off-Road Vehicles, Bratton SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the NYPD "crushed it" after they destroyed dozens of seized dirt bikes and ATVs with bulldozers Tuesday afternoon. Two bulldozers ran over 70 off-road vehicles that were confiscated by police and stored at the department's Red Hook compound.

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  8. Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Advocacy Group Names First Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A nonprofit that developed the initial 2015 plan to build a streetcar system connecting Brooklyn and Queens has appointed its first executive director, the group announced Thursday. Ya-Ting Liu will be the new leader for The Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector, a group that supports the mayor's $2.5 billion BQX streetcar proposal to connect waterfront neighborhoods from Astoria to Sunset Park.

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  9. NYPD Uses SoHo Mannequin in Bid to Find Missing BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A plaster replica of a boy who's been missing for six years has been placed in SoHo boutique window as part of a Missing Persons Squad initiative to find him. Patrick Alford Jr. disappeared from his foster home in East New York on Jan. 22, 2010, when he was 7 years old, according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

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  10. Here's What We Know About the Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    As officials prepare to kick off neighborhood meetings about the proposed Brooklyn-Queens streetcar system, a recent city study offers the best glimpse yet into what the $2.5 billion waterfront transit network might look like. Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposed 16-mile streetcar system , known as the BQX, would stretch from Astoria to Sunset Park and travel through Long Island City, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, the Navy Yard, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Cobble Hill and Red Hook, as well as Superfund sites in Gowanus and Greenpoint.

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  11. Red Hook's Promised Flood Preparation Funds ShrinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    About a year after Red Hook was slammed by Superstorm Sandy, the neighborhood was promised a $200 million flood management system - but in recent months officials have been publicly pledging just $100 million, sparking concern from residents and local elected officials. Back in January 2014 , Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden said that in order "to protect the low-lying neighborhood of Red Hook in Brooklyn, the State is developing a $200 million partnership with New York City to construct a comprehensive flood management system the 1st of its kind in the nation in the community."

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  12. 8 Things to Do in Your New York City Neighborhood This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Brooklyn Raga Massive will perform with musician Karsh Kale on the final night of their residency at Pioneer Works in Red Hook on Wednesday night. Tickets are priced at $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

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  13. Mexican Restaurant Rosa Mexicano Eyes Brooklyn ExpansionRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Upscale Mexican food chain Rosa Mexicano plans to expand to Brooklyn next year, one of its co-founders told DNAinfo. The 31-year-old restaurant, which launched in Manhattan and has since expanded across the country, as well as to Dubai and Puerto Rico, was hailed by food critics for introducing New Yorkers to finer Mexican cuisine.

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  14. Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Would Eliminate Hundreds of Parking SpacesRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The streetcar proposed to connect Brooklyn and Queens waterfront neighborhoods will eliminate a "substantial" number of parking spaces and cause streets to be ripped up so underground utilities can be relocated, according to a study the city is using to guide its plans. The exact amount of spaces that would be lost is unclear and the study has not been publicly released, but Harris Schechtman, national transit director for Sam Schwartz Engineering who conducted the streetcar study for a consortium of private developers, said the loss of parking is a given.

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  15. $438M in FEMA Funds May Build Power Plants at Red Hook HousesRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A $438 million FEMA-funded plan presented to residents Monday aims to bring new sources of power, playground equipment and raised platforms for flood protection to Red Hook East and West Houses have been allocated $438,213,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for restoration and resiliency work to buildings damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The proposed work, which is expected to begin later this year through the New York City Housing Authority's recovery program includes restoration of playground areas, sidewalks, roofs, flooring and hardware in lobbies, replacement lighting in stairwells and back-up power generators, officials said Monday night at a community forum attended by about 50 people.

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  16. De Blasio Focuses on Neighborhoods in State of the City SpeechRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A streetcar along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront , $91 million to spruce up downtown Far Rockaway and MTA buses in the outer boroughs with technology that makes green lights longer and red lights shorter. The three proposals are highlights of Mayor Bill de Blasio's State of the City speech tonight in The Bronx titled "One New York: Working for Every Neighborhood" and show an increased focus on the city's neighborhoods as de Blasio gets into the second half of his term.

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  17. MAP: 5 Developments To Watch on Red Hook's Van Brunt StreetRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    With a massive waterfront manufacturing complex and multi-million dollar condo sales , Red Hook may be on its way to becoming one of Brooklyn real estate's hottest neighborhoods. Several new developments are underway in the neighborhood, including Italian developer Est4te Four's plans for a 1.1 million square-foot office complex and the residential conversion of the New York Dock building at 160 Imlay St. A 200-bed nursing home has also been proposed for the neighborhood.

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  18. 17 Things To Do This Week in New York City's NeighborhoodsRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The Brooklyn Raga Massive, a non-profit dedicated to classical Indian musicians, hosted a Coltrane Tribute concert last year. They are launching a special concert this Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of their residency at Public Works, a Red Hook creative center.

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  19. Gowanus Korean BBQ Karaoke Joint to Open Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    The long-awaited combination Korean barbecue and karaoke lounge from the owners of Red Hook's Good Fork will open Dec. 15, the owners announced Tuesday. Insa, at 328 Douglass St. , will have tables with built-in grills and private karaoke rooms, each with its own theme .

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  20. Gowanus Principal at the Forefront of Making City Schools More DiverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    General education and special needs kids learn side by side in every single classroom through a one-of-a-kind partnership between Brooklyn's District 15 and District 75, which serves special needs children. Next fall, the school will take another step toward embracing a varied student body when it joins six other schools citywide participating in a pilot program to boost diversity .

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