Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former police officer, weighed in Tuesday on de Blasio's proposal to rebuild the Brooklyn House of Detention in Boerum Hill as part of a sweeping city-wide reform of Rikers Island.
A park above the highway is one of the ideas suggested in a new study initiated by Eric Adams and conducted by NYU urban planning graduate students.
Eric Adams released his recommendation -- part of the lengthy public review process -- for the controversial 80 Flatbush Avenue development in Boerum Hill.
The lively debate started before the official proceedings had even begun.
Hundreds gathered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music to commemorate and celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The ribbon was cut on Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 Uplands, opening up additional acres of parkland to the public.
Protesters upset by the City Council's approval of Mayor de Blasio's zoning proposals are calling for the city's community boards to have more power. Should community boards be elected and their votes binding? Or is the system working just fine as it is?
To bring economic development to the area, Borough President Eric Adams has proposed relocating government offices to Broadway Junction in East New York.
More powerful than an average citizen and more fun than being mayor, the role of borough president is influential in determining land use, allocating money, and serving as a brand ambassador for his or her borough.
Just minutes before the start of a public hearing on the mayor’s East New York rezoning plan Wednesday morning, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams issued his vote rejecting the contentious proposal.