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The Winners & Losers From Tuesday's Widely Ignored NYC Primary

The Winners & Losers From Tuesday's Widely Ignored NYC Primary

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Democratic challenger Sal Albanese at a primary debate, August 23,2017 (Sam Hodgson, NY Times via AP pool) Only 14 percent of the city's registered Democrats bothered voting in yesterday's primary...

Anti-Gentrification Protesters March Through Brooklyn

Anti-Gentrification Protesters March Through Brooklyn

Protesters rally outside of the Ebbets Field apartments. (Libby Torres / Gothamist) Protesters marched through the streets of Brooklyn on Saturday, fed up with a wave of gentrification that they say is enabled by their elected...

Annual Caribbean Celebration J'Ouvert Will Now Take Place In Daylight

Annual Caribbean Celebration J'Ouvert Will Now Take Place In Daylight

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) J'Ouvert organizers have announced that the annual predawn tradition will take place during the daytime this year, in what they say is an effort to cut down on violence and gang activity that's marred...

Crown Heights Councilwoman Backs Away From Plan For Luxury Condos At Bedford-Union Armory

Crown Heights Councilwoman Backs Away From Plan For Luxury Condos At Bedford-Union Armory

The Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights. (Scott Heins / Gothamist) Following months of pressure from local residents and construction unions, Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo Thursday publicly denounced a controversial mixed-use redevelopment plan for the long-empty Bedford-Union Armory...

Crown Heights Councilwoman: The Only Way To 'Cancel' J'Ouvert Is Martial Law

Crown Heights Councilwoman: The Only Way To 'Cancel' J'Ouvert Is Martial Law

Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo (William Alatriste/City Council) Update below Faced with calls to severely restrict or even outlaw the predawn J'Ouvert celebrations that take place across Central Brooklyn every year on Labor Day in the wake of...

New Bill Would Require Cab Drivers To Receive Sexual Assault Prevention Training

New Bill Would Require Cab Drivers To Receive Sexual Assault Prevention Training

(Shutterstock) 2015 saw a rise in reported rapes perpetrated against women in cabs, the NYPD revealed earlier this year, a fact that prompted Commissioner Bill Bratton to suggest that women "adopt the buddy system" when leaving...

Four In Custody For Brooklyn Playground Gang Rape, One Suspect Still At Large

Four In Custody For Brooklyn Playground Gang Rape, One Suspect Still At Large

via NYC Parks Elected officials are decrying the gang rape of a young woman in a playground as police rushed to reassure the public that their response was not delayed. City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo said, "When...

Brooklyn Councilwoman Apologizes For Her Alleged

Brooklyn Councilwoman Apologizes For Her Alleged "Anti-Semitic Stew"

Councilwoman Cumbo talking to seniors at Shalom Senior Center in Crown Heights (via Facebook) The incoming Councilmember for Fort Greene and Crown Heights has issued an apology for comments made earlier this month in regards to...

Crown Heights Councilwoman Criticized For Brewing "Anti-Semitic Stew"

Crown Heights Councilwoman Criticized For Brewing

Councilwoman talking to seniors at Shalom Senior Center in Crown Heights (via Facebook) This week, a Crown Heights councilwoman wrote a long open letter positing that recent "knockout" attacks against Jews might be due to long-simmering...

Councilwoman: "Knockout" Attacks Triggered By Resentment Of Jewish Success

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Councilwoman Cumbo talking to seniors at Shalom Senior Center in Crown Heights (via Facebook) In the past few months, there have been several assaults against Jewish people in Brooklyn that police are investigating as possible hate...

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