NY Times gives Linda Sarsour front page fame

Linda Sarsour, executive director of the Arab-American Association of New York, who has been steadily gaining notice in Bay Ridge over the past five years through the dint of her civic involvement and political activism, has come to the attention of the city’s most influential newspaper. … Full Article

Monday Aug. 10, Our World In Pictures

MANHATTAN — Dancers Partake in Parade: Participants dance along Sixth Avenue during the Dominican Day Parade on Sunday. The parade, held annually each August along the avenue, began in 1982. … Full Article

Brooklyn rally marks one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death

A sea of motionless human bodies was splayed across a Brooklyn pavement Sunday, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown. … Full Article
Cobble Hill Association Talks LICH

VIDEO: Pros & cons for LICH site hi-rises aired in Cobble Hill

At a standing-room-only meeting Thursday night, hundreds of unhappy Cobble Hill community members came together with the team planning to redevelop Long Island College Hospital (LICH), in an effort to influence the project ahead of a potential ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) process. … Full Article

De Blasio, firefighters' union reach contract resolving feud

 The union representing New York City firefighters reached a contract deal with Mayor Bill de Blasio, officials announced Thursday, resolving a feud over disability benefits, adding 20 five-member engine companies and p … Full Article

Friday Aug. 7, Our World In Pictures

CLEVELAND — First GOP Debate Takes Place: Republican presidential candidates (from left) Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate a … Full Article

'Chop off the illegal floor,' say opponents of Pierhouse

“Chop off the illegal top floor, no matter what it costs...” That is the strongly-felt opinion of opponents of the Pierhouse project at Pier 1, which partially blocks the view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. … Full Article

Thursday Aug. 6, Our World In Pictures

JAPAN — Lanterns Flown in Memorium: A boy offers prayer after releasing a paper lantern into the Motoyasu River where hundreds of thousands of atomic bombing victims died, with the backdrop of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima on Thursday. … Full Article

'Hi-rise crusher?' Will Cobble Hill Association's new attorney help temper Fortis?

Jim Walden, the high-powered attorney who worked pro bono to save Long Island College Hospital (LICH), has been hired by the Cobble Hill Association to advise the community on its legal options as a developer prepares to build on the hospital site. … Full Article

Soil testing underway at Brooklyn Heights Library

Subsurface testing of the land around the Brooklyn Heights Library, at 280 Cadman Plaza West, is underway to determine its suitability for a planned $52 million luxury tower. … Full Article


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