Lawyers and local pol call for faster police reform to stop deaths of mentally ill

The family of a mentally ill East Flatbush man who was gunned down by police last month stood alongside lawyers and a member of City Council on Thursday and demanded NYPD speed up its reform efforts in dealing with mentally ill persons. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 10: Sayonara Squadron

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 85°, Night 68°, Sunny. … Full Article

Wednesday August 9, Our World in Pictures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Moon Sets Over Bridge: A cyclist passes the setting moon as she rides across the Francis Scott Key Bridge toward Georgetown early Wednesday morning. … Full Article

Tuesday August 8, Our World in Pictures

GERMANY — Lake Reflects Lights: In this Monday photo, the lights of an amusement fair reflect in a small lake at Olympiapark in Munich. Small platforms with birds can be seen in the lake. … Full Article

Brooklyn preservationist Ann Gaffney dies at 79; home was a center for art and conversation

Brooklyn Heights mourns Ann Walker Gaffney, an artist and historic preservationist who was instrumental in turning this neighborhood into a vibrant community over the past half-century. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 8: Woodstock's Coming to Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 82°, Night 65°, Slight Chance Sprinkles. … Full Article

De Blasio: Tax millionaires to pay for NYC subway, bus fix

On Monday, de Blasio described his plan to fund urgently-needed repairs to New York City’s bus and subway system and half-priced MetroCards for the working poor with a new, half percentage tax on millionaires. … Full Article

Revealed: Original historical architecture at Park Slope’s Nitehawk Cinema

The new Nitehawk Cinema was set to open in early fall, but due to the discovery of valuable original architecture while renovating, the grand opening has been pushed back until early 2018. … Full Article

Monday August 7, Our World in Pictures

CZECH REPUBLIC — Cubs Play: Two newly born white lion quintuplets play inside their enclosure at the Dvorec Zoo on Monday. The five cubs, one male and four female, were born in May. … Full Article

Summer Stroll brings cool vibe to Third Avenue

Hey Brooklyn, there’s only one Summer Stroll on 3rd left this year so it’s wise to get in while the getting is good! The final Summer Stroll of 2017 takes place on Friday, Aug. 11. … Full Article


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