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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has been in public doing some fairly awesome things in the past weeks. Two Fridays ago, Adams appeared at the Academy of Urban Planning in Bushwick, handing out thousands of dollars to Brooklyn schools to fund hydroponic greenhouses, and teach their students about sustainable, urban farming. Not bad. Then, last Friday, DNAinfo tells us, he was caught on tape with some moves. The event, the sixth annual Stars of New York Dance—which helps fund dance...
Last week, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams stood next to Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna in a classroom at the Academy of Urban Planning in Bushwick. Flanking Adams, school representatives from Brownsville, East New York, Canarsie, and Bed-Stuy were showing off oversized checks written by Adams' office. “We are allocating $167,000 to twelve schools to build out hydroponic greenhouse classrooms,” Adams announced, standing behind a podium, to an audience of science teachers, principals, and representatives of...
Blood on walkway at Borough Hall subway station after shooting. NYPD says 1 dead pic.twitter.com/uZgLNbplHh — Alex Silverman (@AlexSilverman) March 11, 2015   During rush hour yesterday evening in the Borough Hall subway station, one of Brooklyn's busiest transportation hubs, a 69-year-old retired corrections officer pulled out a gun and shot and killed a man following a confrontation on the train. The New York Times reports, "the shooting happened just before 6:45 p.m. on the mezzanine level of the...
The most important clock in Brooklyn is no longer stuck at the worst time of the day. The Daily News reports that as of May 21, the Brooklyn Borough Hall clock is working again, and Brooklynites no longer have to feel as though they are slowly recovering from a terrible bout of post-lunch slump. The 1898 clock had been reading 2:41 since November (which is also the month the clock tower in Back to the...

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