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All aboard! 'Bike Train' prepares commuters for 'L-pocalypse'

There are plenty of excuses for not riding a bike in New York City: you’re tired, you’re scared of being hit, the city streets are a nightmare of double-parked cars, rogue drivers and even cops in bike lanes. … Full Article

Park Slope synagogue cleans up its portfolio by divesting from Chase Bank

A Park Slope synagogue is taking scripture about God’s green earth literally. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 18: The Coney Island Boardwalk Could Become a Concrete Sidewalk

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 57°, Night 45°, Mostly Sunny … Full Article

Tracy Morgan brings 'The Last O.G.' back to his native Bushwick

It was vintage Tracy Morgan. “I love you!” the famously needy former "Saturday Night Live" star shouted to a growing crowd of his former Bushwick neighbors on Tuesday. “I love you all! And there’s not a damned thing you can do about it! Except love back!” … Full Article

Green-Wood Cemetery accepts a second disgraced statue

It's not a monument to a 19th-century doctor who experimented on slaves — it's a jumping off point for a discussion of history. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today April 17: Schumer, Cuomo Blast Plan to Remove Bomb-Sniffing Dogs From NYC Airports, Trains

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 52°, Night 40°, Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance of Showers … Full Article

Tuesday April 17, Our World in Pictures

NEW YORK – Trump’s Lawyer in Court: Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court following a hearing Monday, in New York. … Full Article

Monday April 16, Our World in Pictures

MASSACHUSETTS — Marathon Winner Holds Up Trophy: Yuki Kawauchi of Japan hold up his trophy after winning the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday. He is the first Japanese man to win the race since 1987. … Full Article

Schumer, Cuomo blast plan to remove bomb-sniffing dogs from NYC airports, trains, Barclays Center

Bomb-sniffing dogs have become a familiar sight at New York City’s airports, train stations, ferries, sites like Barclays Center and at events like the Thanksgiving Day Parade and the NYC Marathon. … Full Article

On high-tech LinkNYC kiosks, poems from the unheard & unseen

LinkNYC kiosks are 9-1/2-foot-high monoliths of technology that allow New Yorkers to make free phone calls, use public Wi-Fi and access services such as maps. … Full Article

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