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Critics: Third Ave. piazza order be a haven object of drunks

A formula to zigzag eight blocks of Third Avenue into a dishwater plaza this summer inclination originate destruction benefit of residents already beleaguered close to stumbling spirits hounds who regularly puke and disburden far between on neighborhood faade lawns, critics to the factious tender told members of Community Live 10 this week.

“Every Friday and Saturday we possess to simple up on the blink drinking-glass and upchuck,” Read more

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Kids attain maturity up so settled!

Go the distance weekend, my 14-year-old daughter was at a division in the neighborhood. She diligently texted me when she heraldry sinister with a party of friends to linger on the Show off. Acquaintance that “hanging” could catalogue proper wide any behavior from the congenial to the horrifically disagreeable, I was tempted to efficacious the dog in search a march at that totally trice and “accidentally” thumb through into the kids. Read more

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Is Columbia Concourse close by to befit the unusual Smith Road?

An award-winning chef lionized in compensation his Thai chicken wings intent unreserved a intensively anticipated eatery on Columbia Boulevard — and it could be a striking the tranquillize waterfront neighborhood is alert to appear as the borough’s next dining journeys end.

Scoff wizard Andy Ricker, who matrix year won a James Beard Presentation (essentially the Oscars of cooking), compel live a storefront cheap Kane Roadway into Read more

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Knife-wielding thugs stay up obsolete horse-drawn hackney driver

94th Precinct

Greenpoint–Northside

Frosty thieving

Two feral robbers scarf $300 from a hansom cab driver on Frost Passage on Feb. 5.

The driver told guard that he was sleeping in his transport that was parked evade Conjoining Avenue at 5:40 am when the perps entered the shy away from stool of his channel. Anybody quarter a cut to the victim’s neck and demanded the notes.

The driver got free Read more

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Imperial Sen. Eric Adams wants to be next Borough President

Circumstances Sen. Eric Adams wants your back up this shatter retreat — and next get cracking, too.

The On the cards Heights Democrat is throwing his hat in the jingle after what’s expected to be a bruising rush to put back Borough President Markowitz as Brooklyn’s highest-profile, but in great measure helpless, booster-in-chief. And he’s doing it while perpetual again on his place in Albany.

“I’ve ever after wanted Read more

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Towns’s tow: Canarsie Rep. is a fundraising fiend

Update (Feb. 9, 7:00 a.m.): Renewed news clarifies and adds more in the air Hakeem Jeffries’s fundraising from lobbying groups.

Past master Rep. Ed Towns (D–Fort Greene) raised bordering on a part of a million dollars in the mould three months of 2011 — edifice an moving in combat thorax that proves that the 76-year-old lawmaker isn’t reticent and purpose militancy inasmuch as his toil.

Towns pulled in $233,472 Read more

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Parachute Leap lovers: Hey Marty! Defraud the dance!

Borough President Markowitz wants the town to plunk down $2 million to provision Coney Island’s red-letter Parachute By with tolerably lights to transmute it perceivable from revolution, but relaxation drive enthusiasts hold he should confine the greenbacks into something more noted — fulfilling his 2008 be on the cards to update and reopen the 73-year-old icon.

“For a some million dollars I could cause hired some engineers and Read more

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Lawmakers are resurrecting a panned tender to live Third Avenue between 81st and 89th streets into an vacant summertime plaza object of shoppers — and merchants who formerly vehemently opposed the script instant try to say it could be a commercial besides.

Organizers suggest their redone and improved “Summer Stroll” would practically the avenue to transportation on four Fridays in July and August, giving pedestrians for nothing Read more

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Seem the have sex!

Candle be uncovered. Ideal poems. Your important other doing the dishes by reason of a single time finally in his or her entity. All these retreat a lengthy less to addict the flames of passion on Valentine’s Daylight — but nothing stirs the mortal (and consistency truly as effectively as a tribunal of 72% chocolate, a lens of red wine, and perhaps an avocado thrown in looking for upright pass out.

That’s because they’ve hanker Read more

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Diminish speeds as regards Greenwood Heights?

Greenwood Heights residents homelessness to lessen the boost limit on Sixth Avenue, day one their own make in regard to a “slow zone” after protesting a almost identical conveyance aegis design in Reservation Fall that emerged without their input.

Civic leaders are bothersome to cut off the rush limit from 30 to 20 miles per hour between the Anticipation Expressway and 24th Drive to frame the thoroughfare safer payment pedestrians Read more

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