The state has unleashed a legion of beady-eyed rats on New Utrecht Avenue that are running through garbage, getting hit by cars, and even invading houses, say neighbors who believe that construction beneath the 79th Street station of the D line caused the plague. Comment.
The City Council moved forward with a plan to create residential parking permits near the Barclays Center — but the proposal needs Albany approval. So guess what: We got two state lawmakers — one Democrat and one Republican — to weigh in. Below, read their responses:
Marine Parkers are banding together to put the brakes on a notorious Stuart Street speedway, demanding the city put a stop sign on what they call a lawless two-block strip that’s an accident waiting to happen. Comments (1).
Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner set up a “sham” job-training program that ended up screwing workers out of promised union positions on his $5-billion mega-project, a bombshell lawsuit charged on Tuesday. Comment.
The new PetSmart in Carroll Gardens celebrated its grand opening with a tail-wagger tourney for Brooklyn’s most wag-tastic hound — thing is, she’s from that other state across the Hudson River! Comments (1).
The businessman who illegally converted a portion of the historic Lundy’s restaurant into an upscale market wants the city to overturn the 1970s-era law that restricts supermarkets from using the landmarked site, infuriating residents who are demanding the store be closed now. Comments (2).
A group of unemployed construction workers is suing Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner to recover lost wages for jobs that they claim they were promised but never received at the $5-billion Prospect Heights megaproject. Comment.
I wanted to know how my income compared to the rest of the country so I googled the question and was directed to the Kiplinger website. You might be interested in knowing that the top one percent of wage earners — STOP! Comment.
Two black city officials were vindicated — albeit only partially — on Thursday as the NYPD disciplined three officers who detained and handcuffed them after the West Indian Day Parade on Labor Day. Comments (1).
Officials at a Bay Ridge prep school shockingly withdrew their request to takeover a section of a dead-end street that they say is rife with crime and prostitution during a tense Community Board 10 committee meeting on Wednesday night, bowing to community pressure over the plan that would have taken away valuable parking spaces from residents. Comments (5).
A construction crew’s haste to speed up a Brighton Fifth Street condo project led to the Nov. 8 partial building collapse that buried three workers under a ton of rubble — and caused one of their deaths. Comment.