Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
Who Won Brooklyn's Campaign Money Race?
The votes are in. The inauguration looms. It's time to see who from Brooklyn gave, gathered and got the most in 2013 campaign contributions.
Report Will Present Sandy Lessons to Next Mayor
A year—almost to the minute—after a tropical storm named Sandy became a hurricane, Brooklyn officials and organizations launched an effort to take stock of where coastal recovery stands.
Forest City Ratner Again Gets Extension from MTA
The developer has pushed back for a second time the formal start of construction on a new railyard, raising new questions about the timeline for promised housing.
The Questions Brownsville Would Ask at Tonight's Debate
If they got the mic, people in and around the Van Dyke Houses would ask about guns, jobs and senior centers.
Close Calls and Sure Things on Brooklyn's Ballot
Come November 5, one Council candidate will have no opponent at all. Several Democrats will face no Republican opposition. And a few races will offer crowded fields.
Five BK Councilmembers Will Let Residents Shape Budget
The city's participatory budgeting experiment moves into its third cycle, with Brooklyn more deeply bought in than the other boroughs.
EPA Approves Gowanus Cleanup Plan
The agency's decision—which backtracked on a proposal to store some contaminated material in Red Hook—clears the way for a $506 million cleanup to begin.
Wine Country ... in Bed-Stuy?
The Toast of Brooklyn celebrated the history and potential of the neighborhood, where some hope a $20 million revitalization project will spur an economic revival.
Last-Minute Choices on Primary Day in Brownsville
The latest installment in our Five Borough Ballot series visits a polling center in the Van Dyke Houses as residents—at least, some of them—cast their votes.
Brooklyn Voters Reject Hynes, Lopez
On a night when most incumbents were returned to office, the long-serving district attorney was defeated and a former power-broker lost a bid at resurrection.
A Prayer for Peace at Campaign Stop in the Dead of Night
Bill Thompson stopped in Brownsville at 2 a.m. and diagnosed the violence that's a top concern for local residents.
- Bath Beach
- Bay Ridge
- Bedford Stuyvesant
- Bergen Beach
- Boerum Hill
- Borough Park
- Brighton Beach
- Broadway Junction
- Brooklyn Heights
- Carroll Gardens
- City Line
- Clinton Hill
- Cobble Hill
- Coney Island
- Crown Heights
- Cypress Hills
- Ditmas Park
- Dyker Heights
- East Flatbush
- East New York
- East Williamsburg
- Fort Greene
- Fort Hamilton
- Fulton Ferry
- Gerritsen Beach
And it affected more renters than homeowners, and a disproportionately high number of low-income people.
Just minutes before we arrived, an elderly woman living on the second floor tumbled down the stairs, back first, after tripping over her cane while bringing groceries into her apartment.
In 2008 the city solicited designs for temporary housing for 38,000 households uprooted from a coastal neighborhood by hurricane flooding. Now New York may confront a very similar, and very real, scenario.
Access to lawyers, translation services and childcare would make Brooklyn Housing Court a fairer forum, according to a coalition of community groups.
Poverty is on the rise. What does that mean at the supermarket?
City Limits hosted Celebration! to honor its 35th Anniversary and the people who make a difference in New York City's civic and advocacy community. Hosted by CUNY-BMCC, Mayor Michael Bloomberg proclaimed Wednesday, October 26, 2011 City Limits Day in honor of the non-profit investigative journalism organization.
On Monday, March 28, 2011, City Limits Magazine celebrated the launch of "Defining Brooklyn: The Borough Behind the Brand" at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Skylight Gallery.
A comprehensive study by the Brooklyn Healthcare Improvement Project (anchored by SUNY Downstate Medical Center) on healthcare utilization and finance in Brooklyn.
MONO NO AWARE VII is an annual festival that exhibits work that is one part live celluloid projection, and one part live performance element, placing the focus on the connectivity of the cinematic experience. With the increase of media and devices (cell phones, laptops, even taxicabs have streaming content!) the viewing experience has become singular and passive. Our annual program is counter-culture to the accessibility of digital media emphasizing connectivity through cinema.
Build It Green!NYC will host the third annual Crafted at the Canal holiday fair focused on reuse, recycling and reclaimed materials on the weekend of 12/6.
Spread holiday cheer in Prospect Park on Dec. 7. This year, NYRR's Jingle Bell Jog is more festive than ever! We are proud to introduce the Reindeer Run, a new kids .5- mile race and the pre-race raffle. Starting Oct.18, we'll be giving out prizes every Friday to registered runners. This fun race will get you ready for the holidays and support NYRR youth programs, so don't miss out! Sing up today: http://bit.ly/1gZfBpi