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Save the Dates: Senator Squadron & Comptroller Stringer to Each Hold Brooklyn Town Hall Meetings in Early December

State Senator Daniel Squadron and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will each hold Town Hall meetings in Brooklyn on the 2nd and 3rd of December, respectively. STATE SENATOR, DANIEL SQUADRON: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 6:30 pm Brooklyn Law School-Student Lounge (1st Floor) 250 Joralemon Street (bet Boerum Place & Court Street) RSVP online […]

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Eagle: Stringer Will Audit Brooklyn Public Library

Well, one development this week may keep Citizens Defending Libraries from hissing. The Brooklyn Eagle reports that NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer plans to audit the Brooklyn Public Library. The paper adds that the group had asked former Comptroller John Liu to do the same but he did not act.

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Pundits A-Twitter As Lena Dunham Drops F-Bomb And Talks Gentrification At Stringer Fundraiser

Brooklyn Heights resident/actress Lena Dunham appeared at a fundraiser for NYC comptroller candidate Scott Stringer at the Maritime Hotel Tuesday night. Dunham’s friend and ‘Girls’ guest star Audrey Gelman is the spokesperson for the campaign. Dunham is also supporting Christine Quinn for mayor.

Dunham’s comment about gentrification at the event set off some interesting Twitter comments between Capital New York’s Azi Paybarah, the New York Daily News’ Josh Greenman and web producer Brian Van Nieuwenhoven.

Read the NSFW banter after the jump.

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Scott Stringer Proposes Brooklyn Bridge Park—On The Other Side Of East River

Manhattan borough president Scott M. Stringer has proposed a beachfront park with kayaking, marshlands and a pedestrian bridge—on the other side of the Brooklyn Bridge—in a plan that appears to mimic many of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s amenities. Stringer’s East River Blueway Plan, announced Thursday in his State of the Borough speech, calls for a public […]

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