Brooklyn Launches Pilot Program to Improve Bicyclists’ Safety at Intersections

Apr 16, 18 Brooklyn Launches Pilot Program to Improve Bicyclists’ Safety at Intersections

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According to New York’s Department of Transportation, 65 percent of bike rider death and 89 percent of injuries or deaths caused by collisions with cars happen at intersections. In response to these alarming statistics the DOT is introducing a pilot program to give bicyclists a head-start at 50 intersections in Manhattan, Queens...

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Low-Rent, Senior Housing Planned for Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

Apr 08, 18 Low-Rent, Senior Housing Planned for Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

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Studio Libeskind released three renderings depicting their design for an affordable housing complex in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. The 10-floor apartment block will be constructed in the Sumner Houses estate in the northeastern Brooklyn neighborhood. The architecture firm designed the masterplan for the...

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Brooklyn Museum Picks White Woman to Curate African Art

Apr 01, 18 Brooklyn Museum Picks White Woman to Curate African Art

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The Brooklyn Museum has come under heavy fire from members of the black community for picking a white woman to be the curator of the museum’s extensive collection of African artworks. Last week the museum chose Kristen Windmuller-Luna, a 31-year-old professor of art history and archeology at Columbia University, former educator at...

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Landmark Status Granted to Empire State Dairy in East New York

Mar 26, 18 Landmark Status Granted to Empire State Dairy in East New York

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The Empire State Dairy just received landmark status. Located in East New York, the factory was built in 1914 for the Borden Dairy Factory. The property holds five buildings on a 76,375 square foot area. Later the company changed to the Empire State Dairy producing milk and ice cream. Historian and tile collector Michael Padwee has...

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Diverse Group of Champions from Brooklyn Take Back Chess Title

Mar 19, 18 Diverse Group of Champions from Brooklyn Take Back Chess Title

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The chess team of Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow High School is going to Columbus, Ohio in April to try and retake the title of National High School Chess Champions. The team earned its chance at the prestigious award by virtue of winning the 2018 New York State High School Chess Championship on March 9. The school has won the...

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