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Linda Sarsour, a Bay Ridge political activist whose public profile has been raised to a national level thanks in part to her role in organizing the historic Women’s March on Washington last m … Full Article

Brooklyn man arrested in alleged ISIS terror plot

The federal government on Monday arrested a Brooklyn man who allegedly attempted to join Islamic State. In papers released by federal court in Brooklyn, the man was also recorded by the FBI in plotting an attack on Times Square. … Full Article

BP Adams donates 1,000 turkeys, MetroCards to Brooklynites in need

Thanksgiving came early this year for hundreds of Brooklynites as Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams distributed more than 1,000 turkeys and vegetables to the less fortunate on Tuesday. … Full Article

MTA to close Bay Ridge Ave. station for repairs

One of the busiest subway stops in Bay Ridge will be closed for a period of time to allow the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to conduct major renovations at the train station. … Full Article

Debris blows from roof of Brooklyn Heights Library, worrying neighbors

Neighbors contacted the city’s Buildings Department on Sunday after loose construction debris blew from the roof of the former Brooklyn Heights Library. … Full Article

Beastie Boys’ Adam Horovitz, Brooklyn officials and a huge crowd denounce hate symbols in Adam Yauch Park

Hundreds came together Sunday morning to denounce ugly symbols of hate in a Brooklyn Heights playground named after one of music's greats. … Full Article

Friends of Historic New Utrecht presents Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field, America’s first airport

Floyd Bennett Field, New York City’s first airport, will be the subject of a lecture by Brooklyn Borough Historian Ron Schweiger on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish House of the New Utrecht Reformed Church on 18th Avenue and 84th Street in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

MTA fare hike plan draws swift reaction

The announcement by the MTA that it will likely have to raise bus and subway fares in March drew shift reaction from transit advocates and lawmakers who pushed for lower-cost Metrocards for low-income New Yorkers and demanded that the agency get its fiscal house in order. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares to deliver Thanksgiving meals to homebound

For the third year in a row, members of a Bay Ridge charity group will take time away from their families on Thanksgiving to deliver delicious hot meals to homebound senior citizens and lonely disabled people in their community. … Full Article

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth gala celebrates community-aware businesses

Greenpoint nestles in Brooklyn’s northern edge like a precious jewel set in a tiara of lead. It’s the place where kielbasa and old world Roman Catholicism rub shoulders with porkpie hats and soy lattes. … Full Article
Following presidential election, taking a stand for love in DUMBO

Following presidential election, taking a stand for love in DUMBO

Hundreds of families gathered in Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO Wednesday night for a “non-political” event meant to show love and support during this uncertain time following the presidential election. … Full Article

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