Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
Nicky Nguyen carried two hot-pink plastic bags out of his house in Bath Beach on a recent weekday afternoon and left them at his curb. They contained old blankets, pillowcases, kids’ clothes, and jeans.
His bags were two of the 150,000 picked up as part of a month-long city Department of Sanitation pilot program for curbside textile collection that aims to gather clothing for charity and recycle garments too worn to wear.
Monday, November 23rd, 2015
Residents of a vulnerable stretch of Sheepshead Bay devastated by Superstorm Sandy say they’re still waiting for help after more than three years of empty promises.
Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
Brooklyn has been the home of New York City’s own Santa’s workshop.
This month giant, glossed peppermints dried near stray Charlie Brown heads, perfectly round and bald except for a couple line-drawn squiggles of hair — the last preparations for Macy’s famous holiday window displays that were unveiled Friday at the retail giant’s Herald Square store.
Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
Dara Furlow was given six hours to pack up everything for herself and her three daughters before vacating the Bed Stuy home she’s owned for the past decade. It was October 13, the day after illegal excavation work two doors down caused a shared foundation wall to collapse.