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"Money for guns, no questions asked," was the message at the Brooklyn Gun Buyback this past Saturday at Clarendon Road Church in Flatbush. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society honored by American Association for State and Local History

The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) has been recognized with a Leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) for its project “Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations” (CBBG). … Full Article

Hotel at Brooklyn’s Pierhouse for sale? Conflicting reports

The controversial Pierhouse hotel/condo complex in Brooklyn Bridge Park is not yet completed, but a report of a possible sale of the hotel portion of the mega-structure has raised questions in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklynites in Rome: Former ad executive Lauren Caramico moves to Rome in search of Brooklyn

Lauren Caramico is a 33-year old Brooklyn native and former successful advertising executive who not long ago gave up everything and moved to Rome. … Full Article

With an eye to Tuscany, Brooklynite Debi Mazar plots culinary future

Debi Mazar and her brood spend at least a month in Tuscany each year, but if the "Younger" actress had her way, the region would be a far more permanent fixture in her life. … Full Article

Vigil celebrates life of Orlando victim, Williamsburg resident Enrique Rios

“He started as a home health aide, then he became a coordinator. … Full Article

Tuesday June 28, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Local Teacher Awarded: On Monday, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul awarded Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Excellence in Teaching award to math teacher Patrick Honner from Brooklyn Technical High School. … Full Article

Rainbow banner, inscribed with messages of hope, wraps Brooklyn Borough Hall

As a crowd on Joralemon Street applauded, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams climbed a ladder on Friday to attach the final segment of a massive rainbow banner which wraps completely around Borough Hall. … Full Article

Friday June 24, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN —  Police Commissioner Receives Hon. Degree: Long Island University presented an honorary degree to NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton at the Annual LIU Gala on June 16. The event celebrated LIU’s 90th anniversary. … Full Article

NYC subway riders fight back at groping, grinding, lewd acts

A young woman boards a crowded subway in New York City. As more passengers pile in, a man inches closer and starts grinding his groin against her. The woman knows what's happening, but the train is so packed she can't get away. … Full Article

Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1930, enjoys revival

It was more than just a picnic. It was a rustic East River setting, where old pilings from a former pier provided perches for seabirds. … Full Article

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