Week in Review: Dirty Streets, Traffic Safety and More

The top headlines from around Brooklyn this past week.

Mayor's Office Releases List of Dirtiest and Cleanest Streets in NYC

Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights have some of the dirtiest streets in NYC, according to the latest community scorecard released by the mayor's office.
Conversely, Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Fort Greene areas had some of the cleanest in Brooklyn.

Celebrate MLK Day in Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is set for Jan. 20, and there are a few different ways to celebrate in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights.

Highlights: Brooklyn Nets Victorious in London

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has taken a much more hands-off approach with the team this season, but he was on hand in London to watch the Nets topple the Atlanta Hawks in a high-scoring affair at the O2 Arena.

Mayor de Blasio Announces Vision Zero, Gets Serious on Traffic Safety

Surrounded by parents clutching pictures of their children whose lives were lost in traffic accidents, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced immediate action and the implementation of Vision Zero to increase traffic safety in NYC.

The mayor ran off startling statistics outlining the seriousness of traffic accidents in the city, including the facts that being struck by a vehicle is the leading cause of death for kids under 14 in this city and the second leading cause of death for seniors.

Bluestone Cafe Opens in LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Lakeside at Prospect Park has debuted two ice rinks to the enjoyment of locals, and now the operator of the center, Upsilon Ventures, has announced that Bluestone Cafe is now open to the public.


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