By LANI CONWAY Seven construction workers filed a federal lawsuit against Atlantic Yards developers Tuesday morning for failing to pay wages and uphold promises of labor union employment. “Not only was I lied to, and my classmates, but Brooklyn was lied to,” said Clarence Stewart, 46, one of the seven plaintiffs at a press conference [...]
Crowds gathered in Fort Greene and Park Slope, Brooklyn, to cheer on marathoners. Residents drank, held signs and spent hours outside to keep the runners energized.
This was the opening night of the ArtOnBrighton Festival, a two day event aiming to celebrate Russian art and culture in Brighton Beach.
First responders gathered at the Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance in Coney Island to commemorate 9/11 after Mayor Michael Bloomberg told them they were not invited to the ceremony at Ground Zero.