F. Richard Hurley, a 35th District City Council candidate, believes his legal experience as an attorney will make him an effective Council Member. He is most passionate about low-income housing and job creation for native Brooklynites.
If you haven’t yet met the 35th District City Council candidates, you’ll have one more opportunity today. Also, check out a local project Safe Surrender event, which allows attendees to meet with a criminal defense attorney and resolve outstanding summonses today and tomorrow, and back-to-school festivities held at the Barclays Center tomorrow.
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.
See what Council Member Letitia James says sets her apart in the New York City Public Advocate race, as well as the impact Jobs for New York political action committee is having in the 35th District race. Get that and more news in our morning link round-up.
You can commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech” in a couple different ways today. Also in today’s morning news wrap, get news on the nabe’s best BBQ grub and repairs at a local Dominican eatery.
35th City Council District candidates talked about Citi Bikes and other transportation issues at a forum last week in Fort Greene.
The United States Department of Agriculture is serving free meals to children at two local spots, a WNYC report mentions the Atlantic Yards project, and “Crystal Fairy” actress and Fort Greene local Gaby Hoffman talks about her nabe.
A man who marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. and other locals reacted this week to the news that the Supreme Court of the United States struck down part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Learn about a new development for cultural space and affordable housing near the Brooklyn Academy of Music and a Neil Gaiman reading tonight in today’s news wrap.
A lopsided match-up in the race for Brooklyn borough president pits four-term state senator Eric Adams against newcomer John Gangemi.