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On Saturday, the Bay Ridge Grow NYC Greenmarket celebrated its 10th season grand opening with a fun day that included music, free raffles, prizes and a birthday cake. … Full Article

Putting Faces to the Numbers: Poignant photo exhibit reveals lasting impact of gun violence

On an average day, 91 Americans are killed by guns. Of those 91, seven are children. Every year, guns take the lives of 33,000 Americans. … Full Article

City launches online tool to help plan the future of Gowanus

The city's Department of City Planning (DCP) is piloting an online tool called Plan Gowanus as a way to let the public get involved in the ongoing Gowanus Neighborhood Planning Study.

The Plan Go … Full Article

NYC Ferry's South Brooklyn route to set sail on June 1

NYC Ferry (formerly Citywide Ferry) last year released plans for five new ferry routes covering 60 miles of NYC waterways. … Full Article

HeartShare spring gala raises $500,000

A Brooklyn nonprofit agency that provides housing, education and job training for the developmentally disabled raised an impressive $500,000 for its service programs at a gala dinner held recently in midtown. … Full Article

NYPD set to roll out 1,200 additional body cameras around the city

The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers around the city after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on the camera, how long to keep the tape and when to tell the public they're being recorded. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 7: Happy National Beer Day, weekend preview and more!

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 51°, Night 38°, chance showers
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Sen. Schumer joins fight against Trump EPA cuts

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is joining U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) in a mounting effort to stymie President Donald Trump’s proposed $2.6 billion or 31 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) budget. … Full Article

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