About 200 people gathered last night in memory of Alfred Chiodo, an urban affairs director who was found hanged in his Crown Heights apartment on Nov. 7.
City Council Member Letitia James’ allies have said that she is likely to make housing a central issue in her new role as New York City’s Public Advocate.
Bill de Blasio was elected mayor yesterday, and the nabe’s own City Council Member Letitia James took home the public advocate title. Also, read up on a local seminary-turned-duplex on Washington Avenue and a coat drive at a local church.
Tuesday is Election Day across the city. Get news on the ballot, plus a memorial for Lucian Merryweather in today’s morning news wrap.
The driver of an out-of-control SUV that mounted a DeKalb Avenue sidewalk and killed a 9-year-old boy on Saturday afternoon has been arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide.
Check out the New York Daily News’ overview on the 35th District City Council race, news that the Tomorrow Sculpture will be removed from Fort Greene Park and an update on a real estate conference happening in two weeks.