Councilman Carlos Menchaca has delayed a rezoning decision that would expand Industry City on the Sunset Park waterfront. And everybody, is watching.
October 25, 2019November 6, 2019Brooklyn Life, Politics
When Birth Becomes Bureaucratic
By Currie Engel30 7
New York’s doulas are up in arms over a new state certification bill. But they’re no strangers to long, arduous battles.
December 16, 2017October 11, 2019Brooklyn Life, Education, Politics
Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship: The Fine Print
By Howie Borden0 2
“The perimeters of the program are kind of difficult to meet,” says one expert.
December 13, 2017October 26, 2019Brooklyn Life, Education, News, Politics
Do NYC Schools Need Cops With Guns?
Albany is considering requiring armed police officers in all NYC schools. In Bed-Stuy, some parents and educators are not sure this is a good idea.
November 21, 2017October 16, 2019A Changing Brooklyn, Brooklyn Life, Politics
A Tale of Two Polling Sites: How Change Disrupts Voting Patterns
By Emma Betuel0 0
The flow of voters at P.S. 120 on Beaver St. in Bushwick was slow around 1:30 p.m. on election day, but that didn’t worry Erdyce Romeo, a poll worker and a JFK Airport employee.
November 20, 2017October 16, 2019Brooklyn Life, Economy, Politics
The Desperate Search for a Reasonable Rent
By Efua Owusu0 0
One study says that for every rent-stabilized apartment in New York City there are some 900 applicants.