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Local Pols to Hold Transportation Town Hall Wednesday Evening

State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblywoman Joan Millman, and City Council Member Steve Levin will host a Transportation Town Hall meeting this coming Wednesday evening, October 26, from 7:30 to 8:30, at 55 Washington Street in DUMBO, Room 216. The purpose of the meeting is “to discuss the ongoing transit-related issues in DUMBO, Fulton Ferry Landing, […]

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Squadron, Millman, Levin call for Tourist Helicopter Ban

Following yesterday’s fatal helicopter crash in the East River, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblywoman Joan Millman, and City Council Member Steve Levin, along with other local elected officials, have called for “a complete ban on all tourist helicopters from Manhattan’s dangerous air corridors, including the city’s rivers and harbors.”

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Brooklyn Bounty Draws Crowd to BHS

A large crowd gathered at the Brooklyn Historical Society this evening for Brooklyn Bounty, a celebration of food and drink supplied by local artisans, chefs, and restaurants. Upon arrival, guests faced a long bar serving Brooklyn Brewery beers and ales, as well as other drinks. On the bar counter were bowls of Brooklyn Heights resident […]

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Rally Against Chopper Noise at Pier 6 Sunday

There will be a rally on Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park, this Sunday, May 15, starting at 1:00 p.m., to demand an end to all non-essential (i.e. tourist) helicopter flights from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport. Local elected officials, including Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, State Senators Daniel Squadron and Velmanette Montgomery, Assemblywoman Joan Millman, and City Council […]

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Tobacco Warehouse Meeting Marked by Controversy

Yesterday evening’s community meeting at Borough Hall concerning the proposals for adaptive use of the Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO exposed a rift between arts organizations, which favor allowing such use, and community activists, who mostly want to keep the structure as is. It began with a presentation by Regina Myer, President of the Brooklyn Bridge […]

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