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The Brooklyn Bureau publishes in-depth coverage and investigative journalism on the borough of Brooklyn.
The Brooklyn Bureau publishes in-depth coverage and investigative journalism on the borough of Brooklyn.

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The city's participatory budgeting experiment moves into its third cycle, with Brooklyn more deeply bought in than the other boroughs.
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The agency's decision—which backtracked on a proposal to store some contaminated material in Red Hook—clears the way for a $506 million cleanup to begin.
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The Toast of Brooklyn celebrated the history and potential of the neighborhood, where some hope a $20 million revitalization project will spur an economic revival.
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The latest installment in our Five Borough Ballot series visits a polling center in the Van Dyke Houses as residents—at least, some of them—cast their votes.
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On a night when most incumbents were returned to office, the long-serving district attorney was defeated and a former power-broker lost a bid at resurrection.
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Bill Thompson stopped in Brownsville at 2 a.m. and diagnosed the violence that's a top concern for local residents.
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Interviews in Brownsville confirm what the polls say: Bill de Blasio is the candidate of the moment. But with delicate issues like race at play, voters wanted to know more before committing to him.
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As part of an Obama administration bid to create more transit-centered development, the Brooklyn neighborhood may see a rezoning to encourage housing and retail.
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The havens from harassment and violence also serve other communities who aren't comfortable asking the police for help, organizers say.
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Detecting a spate of shootings associated with basketball games—often involving pre-existing beefs—organizers in Brooklyn are teaching kids and coaches to “hold the ball” when violence threatens.
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