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Fielding Lead Concerns

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Authorities temporarily shut seven ball fields in Red Hook amid findings of elevated lead levels in the soil. Meanwhile,  an adjacent track remains open.

The fields, which ordinarily draw throngs of baseball and soccer players, were built on a site that housed smelting companies from the 1920s to the 1940s.  Environmental officials, who are working on a plan to decontaminate the parkland, plan to hold a public meeting on the issue this summer.

SPECIAL REPORT: Past Due

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Artistic Insight in Greenpoint

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

More than 300 Greenpoint-based artists invited the public to Greenpoint Open Studios, to see works in photography, paintings, design, sculptures and video. Visitors had the rare opportunity to engage with the artists, see them at work, and mingle with other art fans.

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Tiger Hoods at the BQE

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Alfred G. Evans is in his fifties, on disability, and lives with his mother in public housing. Evans spends his days picking up everyday objects from around his neighborhood to create mini golf courses, right next to the entrance to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

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Mosque Calls for Understanding

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Grappling With N Train Pain

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

The Subway Stinks in Brooklyn

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Bushwick Feels the Bern

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Recipe for a Healthy Brownsville

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016