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News Source: Flickr/lisanne001
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Time is running out. Last month, we reported that the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) decided to address its backlog of landmark status requests for nearly 100 city sites by holding a series of hearings this fall. On October 8, the LPC will consider granting protected status to seven Brooklyn locations — including Gravesend’s Lady Moody House and the Coney Island Pumping…

Transportation Photo by Bensonhurst Bean
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Councilmembers David Greenfield and Mark Treyger, and Senator Simcha Felder are demanding that Ocean Parkway be repaired by the Department of Transportation (DOT) immediately. Last month, the councilmen and the senator each wrote letters to the agency urging that the road be fixed promptly. Pols say the DOT assured them that the road will be repaired by…

Transportation 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst gets a makeover.
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Pesky potholes, be gone! Numerous crater-pocked streets throughout Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Borough Park, and Coney Island will be touched up this summer, announced City Council members Mark Treyger and David Greenfield this week. Treyger and Greenfield worked closely with Brooklyn Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Keith Bray to identify the streets across the 44th and 47th Districts that…

News Courtesy of Councilman David Greenfield
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Gravesend Park is getting a makeover! Councilman David G. Greenfield joined with Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey, Community Board 12 District Manager Barry Spitzer and other officials Thursday to break ground on new renovations to two-thirds of Gravesend Park that have not been updated in over 30 years. The renovations will include four new playgrounds, two new…

Events New-York-Restoration-Project-free-trees-1078x1616
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If you’ve been looking to add a little green to your life, you’re in luck! This Sunday, May 17, from 12-2pm, you can pick up a free tree at Councilman David Greenfield’s office, located at 4910 14th Avenue (between 49th and 50th Streets). To pick up one of the free trees being given away by…

News Greenfield & Doe Fund presser
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Councilman David Greenfield announced at a press conference Thursday that his office is partnering with the Doe Fund — a non-profit that provides homeless people with transitional work and housing —  to get dozens of streets in Borough Park and Midwood cleaned up for summer. The Doe Fund — or Men in Blue, as they are…

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Lane Bryant bashes Victoria’s Secret with #ImNoAngel campaign: http://t.co/ZTvBuVf3xd pic.twitter.com/9LZejHWN6Z — Adweek (@Adweek) April 9, 2015 Do sexy ads belong on subways? Councilman David Greenfield says no. The councilman is calling on the MTA to remove Lane Bryant’s new lingerie ads from the F train that moves through the Orthodox Jewish communities of Borough Park and…

News Source: Councilman Carlos Menchaca's Office
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The votes started trickling in this weekend for Participatory Budgeting (PB), which allows community members help decide how New York City Council members use capital funds designated for their districts. City Council’s Mark Treyger, Carlos Menchaca and David Greenfied are all participating in the progressive initiative. “As a former civics teacher, I am proud to bring Participatory…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHAXvCrjUXc Police are looking to speak to two men described as “Middle Eastern-looking” who locals say were acting suspiciously near two Ocean Parkway synagogues and attempting to take photographs of at least one of them on Saturday. The men approached the front doors of Congregation Bet Yaakob on Ocean Parkway and Avenue R at approximately 4:15pm,…

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