We are in the middle of a housing crisis, unemployment is at record highs and many are struggling to pay rent.
The City Council’s Land Use sub-committee voted unanimously to approve the controversial 312 Coney Island Avenue rezoning in Windsor Terrace after the area’s Councilman, Brad Lander, voiced support for the project during the December 7 hearing.
Residents say virtual ULURP meetings lack transparency and go against the city's charter.
The Department of City Planning is restarting the clock on the highly contentious Gowanus rezoning, and plans a series of meetings before kicking off the official public review process.
Following a warm, sunny weekend in which Prospect Park was jam packed and people were crowding bars and restaurants, Mayor de Blasio Sunday finally took a much needed step and officially closed Brooklyn schools and businesses.
Residents who gathered at a town hall meeting Wednesday complained of flooding, rats and structural vibrations.
At an LPC hearing Tuesday, a representative for the owner of one of two buildings being proposed for landmarking accused supporters of acting in bad faith.
Several hundred people gathered outside Brooklyn Borough Hall Thursday to protest a widely criticized Trump administration policy of separating children from their families when they migrate across the U.S. border.
Winners include programs that provide real time bus arrival info, mobile showers for homeless residents, and infrastructure for local schools.
City Council Member Brad Lander met with parents over the weekend, and State Assemblyman Robert Carroll is involved.