Bay Ridge takes a Night Out Against Crime

Cops and civilians came together in a convivial atmosphere in Shore Road Park Tuesday evening to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime, an event designed to reinforce the importance of the police-community partnership. … Full Article

Wednesday Aug. 5, Our World In Pictures

MYANMAR — Houses Barely Standing in Flood Waters: Children look out from their half-submerged house in Nyaung Tone, Ayeyarwaddy Delta on Wednesday. … Full Article

Sinkhole devours part of Sunset Park intersection; no injuries

A large sinkhole sprawling two lanes developed early Tuesday morning at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street in Sunset Park. … Full Article

Council to pump $500,000 into day laborer centers

Employment centers that find jobs for immigrant day laborers will be getting $500,000 in city funding, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and other officials announced in Bensonhurst on Monday. … Full Article

Tuesday Aug. 4, Our World In Pictures

IRAN — Ahmadinejad Returns to Political Race: In this photo taken Dec. 2, 2009, then-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, waves to his well-wishers from his car during a public welcoming ceremony upon his arrival in Isfahan. … Full Article

Adams launches gun violence campaign with coffin march on Borough Hall

Following the recent outbreak of gun violence in Brooklyn and across the city, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launched a week-long gun violence awareness campaign on Monday featuring an open casket filled with photos of the victims of recent shootings. … Full Article

Monday Aug. 3, Our World In Pictures

RUSSIA — Gay Rights Activists Shunned and Ticketed: A gay rights activist stands with a rainbow flag in front of journalists during a protesting picket at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St. Petersburg on Sunday, while an officer writes her a ticket. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 hearing: No fist fights, one ejection

Elected representatives, civic organizations and residents spoke out at a packed five-and-a-half-hour hearing on Thursday regarding two residential towers proposed for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Belt Parkway drives pothole lawsuits, Stringer says

What are the most pothole-plagued highways in Brooklyn? Judging from the number of lawsuits filed against the city by drivers whose cars have been damaged by potholes, the answer would have to the Belt Parkway. … Full Article

Once a Coney Island sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later

At age 95, Brooklyn native Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, with a husband and five children, and how it might not have happened if not for the renegade doctor who put her in a Coney Island sideshow when she was just days old. … Full Article


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