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Early Voting Hours Extended

Due to massively long lines at early voting polling sites, the NYC Board of Elections has extended their hours of operation. The polls will now open at 7:00 am and stay open an hour later than originally scheduled. We posted helpful voting tips last week.  You can click HERE for a refresher. HOT TIP: If you have an […]

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Over-Development Dominates Squadron Town Hall Discussion

As a follow up to his Seventh Annual Community Convention held this past April, State Senator Daniel Squadron held a Town Hall at Brooklyn Law school on Wednesday night.  The full Convention Report was made available to all attendees.  In his opening remarks, Senator Squadron emphasized his belief in “participatory government” adding, “State Government has […]

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As BBP Struggles For Funding, Self-Sustaining High Line Park Gets $5M Gift From City

While Brooklyn Bridge Park continues to scrounge together funding to continue buildout of the slow-as-molasses 85-acre waterfront project, Manhattan’s High Line Park has received a $5 million windfall from the city. This, despite the fact that the West Side tourist destination has raked in $85 million in private sector donations, in addition to a lucrative […]

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FYI: Community Board Meeting Today

For those who are interested, Community Board 2, which serves Brooklyn Heights (and a few other neighborhoods), will have their monthly meeting at 6pm today. It will be in the basement cafeteria of the Muhlenberg Residence, a 201-unit dwelling for low income, homeless, housing needy, and community people, at 510 Atlantic Avenue (GMAP). Call (718)-596-5410 […]

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