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The deadline for the public to comment to the Empire State Development Corp. (ESD) on the proposed Pier 6 development in Brooklyn Bridge Park is Monday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. … Full Article

Parks Dept. to repair Shore Road Promenade potholes

The Shore Road Promenade, a popular place for bike riders and pedestrians, resembles the surface of the moon, according to Bay Ridge officials, who said the pathway is littered with crater-sized potholes, some as deep as 12 inches. … Full Article

Friday, July 10, Our World In Pictures

SAN DIEGO — Zombies Wander Streets At Comic-Con: Two zombies wander through the Gaslamp District on the first day of the 2015 Comic-Con International last Thursday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park presents its financial model Thursday night

Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) has scheduled a public meeting on Thursday, July 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at BBP’s offices, 334 Furman St. (corner of Joralemon St.) to present the park’s updated financial model. A session of Q&A will follow the presentation. … Full Article

Thursday July 9, Our World In Pictures

SOUTH CAROLINA — Supporters of Bill Rejoice: Rep. Carl Anderson (D-Georgetown), left, embraces Rev. Jesse Jackson after the House approved a bill removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, early Thursday in Columbia. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge rules seniors at Prospect Park Residence can have their day in court

Seven very old but determined residents of the Prospect Park Residence, an embattled assisted living facility in Park Slope, were handed a victory in court last Thursday when a Brooklyn judge denied a motion made by their landlord and the state Department of Health (DOH) to dismiss their many com … Full Article

Marcy Plaza Farmers Market, EmblemHealth return to Bed-Stuy for 2015 season

The Marcy Plaza Farmers Market will make its official return to Bedford-Stuyvesant on Wednesday, July 15 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. … Full Article

Wednesday July 8, Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK CITY — Statue of Liberty Illuminated in New Lights: New light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, illuminate the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island after the new system was turned on Tuesday. … Full Article

CB2 committee approves sale of Brooklyn Heights Library, with caveats

Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee voted 8 to 4 to approve the controversial $52 million sale and development of the Brooklyn Heights Library – with caveats -- Monday night at a meeting at St. Francis College. … Full Article

NY expands 'Yes Means Yes' policy to private colleges

New York state's private colleges and universities have a new, affirmative sexual consent policy to combat campus sexual violence. … Full Article

Tuesday July 7, Our World In Pictures

VIRGINIA — Niece Gifted for Uncle’s Sacrifice: Kathleen Baker, niece of Army Sgt. Joseph M. Snock, is presented with the flag by U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Callaghan-McCann during a burial service at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday. … Full Article

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