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February 4, 2016  RSS feed
Maspeth park redesign gets CB 5 Committee Approval
After months of meetings, proposals and arguments, the Community Board 5 (CB 5) Parks Committee made a decision Feb. 2 on plans to reconstruct the ballfields at Maspeth’s Frank Principe Park that they hope will please everyone. More...

One man in Bushwick does not like yuppies, and he let everyone know by etching his opinion— and a hate symbol— into a patch of wet cement at a construction site. More...

Street fairs, the city’s next budget and a proposed ambulance charging station headline the next Community Board 5 meeting in Middle Village on Wednesday, Feb. 10. As announced by District Manager Gary Giordano, the session takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Christ the King Regional High School, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave. More...
83rd Precinct Bushwick Victim fights would-be robber in Bushwick home invasion One woman from Bushwick protected her apartment from three home invaders who broke into her residence last week, police reported. More...
Show your love for the “World’s Borough” at Flushing Meadows- Corona Park this February during the “For the Love of Queens” 5K. The Queens Distance Runners (QDR) set up the run, scheduled to take place the day before Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 13, to show their love and support of Queens and its runners. More...
SANTA SAPUTO TRANCHINA, 79, born in Balestrate, (Sicily) Italy, was called to our Lord on January 30, 2016, in Lutz, Florida. She was surrounded by her loving family. Santa was a lifelong resident of Glendale, NY, and Tampa, Florida, and is survived by her husband of 63 years, Frank Tranchina, her children, Joanie P. More...
Something smells about this horse carriage “compromise” that Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last month and will be voted on by the entire City Council this Friday. More...
Since taking office more than two years ago, Mayor de Blasio and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) have converted at least nine hotels into homeless shelters, most of them in Queens and Brooklyn. More...
New York City is undeniably experiencing an affordable housing crisis. To combat this problem, each year, the city provides hundreds of millions of dollars in grants and low-interest loans to developers building affordable housing. More...
The guys of Kings County Brewers Collective (KCBC) are looking to bring the art of brewing beer back to Bushwick for the first time in nearly three decades. KCBC members Zack Kinney, Tony Bellis and Pete Lengyel plan to open a 5,000-square-foot brewery/taproom at 381 Troutman St. in late spring/early summer to share their love of beer with all of Bushwick. More...