Optimism, but Lingering Concerns, at Council’s Downtown Far Rockaway Rezoning Hearing; Subway sleeper kissed MTA conductor then punched her face




Optimism, but Lingering Concerns, at Council’s Downtown Far Rockaway Rezoning Hearing – EDCThe cover of the Economic Development Corporation’s Downtown Far Rockaway Roadmap for Action plan The City Council hearing held Thursday on the proposed downtown Far Rockaway rezoning had a fairly buoyant feel. Even critics seemed a little less disapproving than usual, perhaps resigned that the rezoning is a fait accompli. […]

Subway sleeper kissed MTA conductor then punched her face – ​A sleepy straphanger who ended up on the last stop of a Brooklyn C train kissed a female MTA conductor when she woke him up — then punched her in the face, cops said Friday. The rider was discovered on a C train at the last stop, Euclid Avenue, around […]

Men Slash and Attack Two Young Men on Ridgewood Street Corner, Police Say – Police are looking for this man, who was one of three men behind a slashing attack. DCPI RIDGEWOOD — A group of three attackers jumped two young men on a street corner, beating and slashing them in their faces, police said. The 19-year-old and 21-year-old were standing near Wyckoff Avenue and Norman Street […]

At Brooklyn’s House of Yes, Weird Is Wonderful – How two circus-loving artists jumped through hoops to build a unique showcase for the mysterious in Bushwick By Angelica Frey – July 28, 2017 A variety show mystically unfolds at House of Yes in Bushwick (Photo by Maxine Nienow, via House of Yes) During a summer-solstice ceremony at House of […]

Maisel, Persaud, Seddio On Board To Get Canarsie Ferry – While nobody is blaming Mayor Bill de Blasio, Canarsie lawmakers City Council Member Alan Maisel, State Senator Roxanne Persaud, Assembly Member Jaime Williams and even Kings County Democratic Party Chair Frank Seddio (A former Canarsie Assemblyman) are ramping up the pressure to bring a ferry to the Canarsie Pier. Their […]




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