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Friday, March 16, 2018

Road to change: Hizzoner demands Albany pass suite of laws to make streets safer

Blind Spots: State leaders must pass laws that put more speed cameras on city streets, heighten punishments dealt to reckless motorists caught on those devices, and mandate doctors inform officials of drivers’ potentially debilitating health conditions, Mayor DeBlasio demanded on Thursday. Comments (11)

Making cents of it all: Records show multi-million dollar deals between city and garbage company

Blind Spots: The city hands over millions of dollars each year to the private carting company with an alleged culture of malfeasance whose unlicensed trucker got a slap on the wrist after he fatally collided with a cyclist in Greenpoint last year. Comments (2)
Downtown: From America’s Downtown, to the Bay in Gravesend, Brooklynites laid claim to these redwood trees! Comments (2)

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Podcast: Councilman Brad Lander and Transportation Alternatives’ Paul Steely White discuss how to make Brooklyn’s streets safe for pedestrians — especially children. Comments (13)
Changing Brooklyn: They’ll have nun of that! Comments (5)
Crown Heights: She took these developing minds to infinity and beyond! Comment
Dance: What the Puck? Comment

Stephanie’s sweet smell of success

Fearless Parenting: Everyone has a different definition of success, and not all of them begin and end with a Lexus. Comment
Page 1: Your dreams were your ticket out. Welcome back to the same old place that you laughed about. Well the names have all changed since you hung around. But those dreams have remained and they’ve turned around. Who’d have thought they’d leave you right here where we need you? Yeah, we tease him a lot because we’ve got him on the spot. Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Comment

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