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Brooklyn native Nicholas Sand, creator of famous Orange Sunshine LSD, dies

Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann may have invented LSD, and Timothy Leary was clearly its most prominent frontman. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 17: Bet You've Never Seen a Story Hour Like This Before

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 86°, Night 68°, sunny … Full Article

NYCHA trains residents for well-paying jobs in construction at Brooklyn's City Tech

Not only does the NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) house one in 14 New Yorkers, it also connects residents to life-transforming employment. … Full Article

Bay Ridge gets ready for Norwegian Day Parade

Bay Ridge’s Third Avenue will look like a grand boulevard in Oslo on Sunday, May 21, as the 65th Annual Norwegian Day Parade takes place, bringing hundreds of visitors to the neighborhood to enjoy the sights and sounds of a big day. … Full Article

MTA subway fix-up plan gets mixed reviews

The extraordinary admission by MTA that the subways are a mess and the announcement by agency officials on Monday of a six-point plan to address the situation are getting mixed reactions from transit advocates and elected officials. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 16: A Freelancer's Life for Me

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 79°, Night 62°, sunny … Full Article

Pols, transit advocates demand answers after recent subway nightmare

In the wake of a massive electrical power outage at DeKalb Avenue that snarled several subway lines and stalled tens of thousands of riders from getting to work on time, elected officials and transit advocates are demanding action from Gov. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 15: Too Little, Too Late

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 68°, Night 56°, overcast and windy … Full Article

Brooklyn’s CB6 bouncing back after District Manager Hammerman takes a leave

Long-time Community Board 6 District Manager Craig Hammerman will be taking a medical leave for 60 days, beginning on May 17th, CB6 Chair Sayar Lonial told the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article

Consul-General of France presides over centennial of Prospect Park’s Lafayette Monument

“Lafayette, nous voila!” became the rallying cry of the American Expeditionary Forces as they landed in France a century ago to join the republic in her desperate bid to maintain liberty. … Full Article

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