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VIDEO: Coney Island Creek Climate Change Study Proposes Pedestrian Path For...

In anticipation of future climate change events, the New York City Economic Development Corporation and the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency commissioned design...

Direct Link Between 2012 Sandy Flooding & Climate Change, U.N. Reports...

As Brooklyn -- and the rest of the U.S. -- were transfixed by the presidential elections, U.N. scientists released a new report with direct...

The Deadline To Comment On The Army Corps Storm Resiliency Plan...

The deadline to give input to the Army Corps of Engineers is November 17, but local politicians are pushing for it to be extended...

Mayor Signs Build It Back Bill Making For Easier Home Construction...

On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill introduced by Council Member Mark Treyger that is intended to cut through the...

On 4th Anniversary of Sandy, City Says “Substantial Progress” Made On...

Four years after Superstorm Sandy made landfall in our region, efforts to rebuild destroyed homes, businesses and infrastructure continue, as do preparations for more...

NYCHA Breaks Ground On $41 Million Recovery Program In Coney Island

The New York City Housing Development broke ground on a $41 million project to restore the Coney Island Sites 4/5 development funded by the...

Scammers Are Posing As Build It Back Officials To Cheat Sandy...

City officials are warning homeowners to beware of suspicious phone calls from scammers posing as Build it Back representatives. The Department of Investigation and Build...

Scammers Are Posing As Build It Back Officials To Cheat Sandy...

City officials are warning homeowners to beware of suspicious phone calls from scammers posing as Build it Back representatives. The Department of Investigation and Build...

Scammers Are Posing As Build it Back Officials To Cheat Sandy...

City officials are warning homeowners to beware of suspicious phone calls from scammers posing as Build it Back representatives. The Department of Investigation and Build...

New Clean-Up Crew in Prospect Park Consists of Eight Four-Legged Friends

Don’t be surprised if you run into a goat or two, or eight, on your daily jog through Prospect Park this summer. For the...

Flood Warning Issued For Southern Brooklyn

Southern Brooklyn residents are advised to prepare for flooding Friday evening. Persistent winds and a strong high tide are expected bring floodwaters to Brooklyn’s southern...

Sandy Recovery Is Driving Up Property Taxes In Coastal Communities

Homeowners in Superstorm Sandy-impacted neighborhoods, who are seeing the first signs of measurable progress in the city's Build it Back program, may experience a...

Treyger Demands Answers About Pace Of Recovery Projects At Sandy-Impacted Hospitals

City Councilman Mark Treyger pressed city officials last week about the sluggish pace of recovery projects at Superstorm Sandy-affected public hospitals. Speaking Tuesday at an...

Mayor’s Office Responds To Flooding Danger Of Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Route

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration have been engaged in building significant momentum behind the planning and construction of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector streetcar...

Treyger Bill Would Protect Disaster Victims From DOB Penalties

City Councilman Mark Treyger has introduced a bill to block the Department of Buildings from penalizing homeowners and tenants who are trying to recover...