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Arts & Culture

Video: Brooklyn Politicians Tear It Up on the Dance Floor

Art Worlders On Who Should Get the Brooklyn Museum’s Top Job

At Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Cumbo Announces More Than $20 Million in Arts and Culture Funding

New York City’s Jazz Musicians One Step Closer to Justice

Brooklyn allocated millions in funding for arts, education

MAP: Check Out the 8 Projects Happening in Brooklyn’s Cultural District


Economic Development

Mayor announces major Brooklyn Navy Yard expansion

De Blasio Announces New Investments for Downtown Brooklyn


Education

Mayor Signs Into Law New Bill by Cumbo, Calling for Greater Oversight of Youth in Foster Care


Health

‘Playing Hooky’: Paid Sick Leave Day Spreads Awareness of Rights


Housing

Cumbo Takes on ‘Greedy Landlords’ in Crown Heights

Protesters say ‘loophole’ allows unlawful Brooklyn rent increases

Protesters Link a Queens Project to Brooklyn Rents

Ingersoll Houses See Nearly 19 Percent Drop in Crime

Astoria Cove Deal Could Net a Loss of Affordable Housing, Brooklyn Pol Says

Officials Threaten Astoria Cove Project Over Brooklyn Rent Fight

Eric Adams and Laurie Cumbo Announce Affordable Housing Seminars

Affordable Housing Units in Downtown Brooklyn Should Be Made Available to the Widest Possible Audience

Tivoli Towers Residents Resist City Orders to Move to Smaller Apartments

Audit Says New York City Housing Authority Failed to Meet Hiring Goals


Miscellaneous

Two Dozen City Leaders Protest Chokehold, Ferguson Decisions


Parks

Brooklyn BP Adams announced $5M to Improve City Parks in 2015


Public Safety

DOT, NYPD, TLC, Elected Officials Announce 25 Days to 25 MPH Campaign

Cumbo Calls for Safer Atlantic Ave, and Trottenberg Promises Action

Officials, Leaders Hold Vigil in Brooklyn for 3 Boys Kidnapped in West Bank 

Beep Adams, Elected Officials and Religious Leaders Show United Front Against Hate

Slowing Down Atlantic Avenue: First Phase of NYC’s Vision Zero Underway


Women’s Issues

Fire Commissioner Wants to Boost Number of Female Firefighters

Students, Politicians Stand in Support of Proposed City Council Sexual Assault Legislation

Council Member Cumbo Boasts Big Strides in First Six Months

Democrats Rally in Support of Anti-‘Hobby Lobby’ Bill

After Hobby Lobby Ruling, Officials Rally for ‘Boss Bill’

Female Officials Make An Equal Pay Case for Minimum Wage

Fort Greene Event Empowers Women to Speak Out Against Street Harassment

These Girls are Using Art to Combat Street Harassment and I’m Loving It

New York City Council to Pass Resolution Supporting National Women’s History Museum

‘Bring Back Our Girls!’ Brooklyn Vigil for Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

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