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Thursday July 27, Our World in Pictures

SPAIN — Drivers Protest Private Companies: A cab driver holds smoke bombs during a protest in Madrid on Thursday. Taxi drivers called for a 24-hour strike to protest the increase in cars run by private companies offering cheaper, mobile ride-hailing services. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 27: A Bridge On A Barge

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 83°, Night 72°, mostly cloudy then slight chance T-storms. … Full Article

Velázquez pushes for Heights Promenade walkway to Brooklyn Bridge Park

A plan to build a vertical walkway between the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park has received a strong push from U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez (West and Central Brooklyn, LES). … Full Article

VIDEO: Bridge on a Barge: Old Kosciuszko Bridge span dismantled, shipped down creek

The old Kosciuszko Bridge was slowly lowered onto barges all day Tuesday and shipped down Newtown Creek Wednesday after a two-week delay from its publically anticipated July 11 dem … Full Article

UPDATE: Missing Bath Beach grandmother found dead

In a heartbreaking ending to a sad situation, a missing Bath Beach woman whose disappearance led to a massive search effort by members of her church was found dead Tuesday, eight days after she mysteriously vanished. … Full Article

Gentile backs historic district status for ‘Doctor’s Row’

An effort by Bay Ridge residents to have their street declared a historic district by the de Blasio administration is getting a big assist from Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who has come out in favor of the idea. … Full Article

New York eyes ‘textalyzer’ to bust drivers

ALBANY— New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer” that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 26: Brooklyn DA Race Gets Fiery

 Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 77°, Night 68°, mostly sunny. … Full Article

Tuesday July 25, Our World in Pictures

LIBYA — Organization Rescues Migrants: Migrants wait to be rescued by aid workers of Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday. … Full Article

Wednesday July 26, Our World in Pictures

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Bird's Eye View: The whirlpool in Brooklyn Bridge Park is an art installation called "Descension" by Anish Kapoor. That's the shoreline of Lower Manhattan in the distance. … Full Article

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