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Responsive Borough: 10,000 Concerned Brooklynites

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.17.2016 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

Given the ongoing gentrification of Brooklyn, it comes as no surprise that affordable housing ranks as one of the top three concerns among residents, after education and youth.

Matt Sledge

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz's Office Denies Suggestion He Wants Tolls On The BQE | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- It's a Kings County icon. While not exactly as beloved as the Brooklyn Bridge or Prospect Park, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway carries 160...

Junketeering Brooklyn Boss Should Stick to Street Fairs

Dan Collins | Posted 09.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz has been fined $20,000 for taking his wife with him on overseas junkets. He should stay home. Brooklyn needs him for store openings, weddings, sidewalk pavings and street fairs.

Markowitz Fined $20K Letting Countries Give His Wife Things

Posted 09.25.2011 | New York

Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz has been fined $20,000 by the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board, CBS News reports, for improperly e...

There's No Such Thing As Free Legal Advice

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Marty Markowitz usually makes headlines for his zany antics like riding a tricycle through a high school gym or composing a song about bike lanes. B...

Marty Markowitz Splashes Cash On Inaugural Bash | By Erin Einhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Most pols went for modest ceremonies in the poor economy, but Markowitz raised $122,000 for a State of the Borough address featuring singing, dancing ...