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VIDEO: Taxi driver holds up traffic to snag money flying on Manhattan Bridge

A sharp-eyed taxi driver briefly snarled midday traffic on the Manhattan Bridge on Wednesday — but for probably the only forgivable reason: He spotted cash flying around. … Full Article

 

VIDEO: Victim of El Chapo leads rally against Sean Penn in Brooklyn Heights

Protesters disrupted an appearance by actor Sean Penn in Brooklyn Heights on Tuesday night, protesting the sometime journalist for interviewing alleged drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman rather than helping authorities apprehend him. … Full Article

 

Gardeners miffed at developer of 80 Flatbush Ave.

Representatives of the planned 80 Flatbush high-rise development didn’t show up at a meeting with members of the Brooklyn Bears’ Rockwell Garden who are concerned about how shadows cast by the building would affect the amount of sunlight in their growing space,  … Full Article
 

Charter School plan may threaten Bed-Stuy bike repair program

Pathways for Graduation, a popular after-school program in Bedford-Stuyvesant, could be in jeopardy if the city Department of Education decides to use the space for a charter school, according to … Full Article
 

Park Slope synagogue cleans up its portfolio by divesting from Chase Bank

A Park Slope synagogue is taking scripture about God’s green earth literally. … Full Article

 

Tracy Morgan brings 'The Last O.G.' back to his native Bushwick

It was vintage Tracy Morgan. “I love you!” the famously needy former "Saturday Night Live" star shouted to a growing crowd of his former Bushwick neighbors on Tuesday. “I love you all! And there’s not a damned thing you can do about it! Except love back!” … Full Article
 

Salazar to challenge Dilan in Democratic Primary

In a sign of the ascendancy of the far left in Brooklyn politics, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America is running for a state senate seat in Bushwick.  … Full Article
 

Green-Wood Cemetery accepts a second disgraced statue

It's not a monument to a 19th-century doctor who experimented on slaves — it's a jumping off point for a discussion of history. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Law School’s Latin American Student Association honors Judge Mallafre

The Latin American Law Students’ Association (LALSA) at Brooklyn Law School (BLS) hosted its annual alumni dinner and awards ceremony in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday during which it honored three people including Judge Connie Mallafre Melendez. … Full Article
 

‘Good Day New York’ co-host Stokes wins HeartShare award

HeartShare Human Services, a Brooklyn-based, nonprofit social services agency that provides assistance to the developmentally disabled, foster children and the elderly, celebrated a year of accomplishments at its annual gala dinner on April 11. … Full Article
 

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