POLITICS: Why Vito Fossella should have run for re-election, why Michael Grimm should run now, and where we want to see a special election between Domenic Recchia and Nicole Malliotakis.
TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT: In separate reports this week, the De Blasio Administration has announced that ferry service connection the Brooklyn Army Terminal with Pier 11 off Wall Street will continue for three more months, while R-train riders affected by the Montague Tunnel closure have largely been crowding the C-train as an alternative.
HEALTH & FITNESS: So you say that you’re in the market for health insurance, but all you know about the Affordable Care Act – aka Obamacare – is that its web site is broken? Next Thursday, November 14, 2013 is your lucky day! That’s when Community Board 10 will be sponsoring an informational forum at the Shore Hill Residence Community Room.
NEWS: Yesterday (October 22, 2013), Councilmember Vincent Gentile announced the creation of a new anti-graffiti hotline to help residents and businesses in Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, and Bath Beach deal with unwanted blight in a spray can. But if Banksy visits the area, can his art be reported to the hotline?