Thursday June 22, Our World in Pictures

SOMALIA — Suicide Bomber Targets Police Station: A woman walks past the scene of a suicide car bomb attack on a police station in Mogadishu on Thursday. … Full Article

Wednesday June 21, Our World in Pictures

GERMANY —Bird Fly Through Field: Two cranes fly across a blooming field of poppies and cornflowers in Brodowin on Wednesday.  … Full Article

Will the Gowanus Canal become the Venice of Brooklyn?

The Gowanus Canal is notorious for its toxic waters, pungent fumes and glistening coal tar, but it soon may be known for a state-of-the-art park coming to its shores. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 21: Giant Circus Tent for Sale, ~$1,000,000, Negotiable

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 85°, Night 68°, mostly sunny than scattered storms … Full Article

Tuesday June 20, Our World in Pictures

NEW MEXICO — Boy Fishes: A boy fishes off a pier at Monte Verde Lake at sunset on Monday near Angel Fire. … Full Article

Comment on design for new Brooklyn Heights Library tonight

Marvel Architects and Brooklyn Public Library will be presenting the proposed design for the new Brooklyn Heights Library tonight (Tuesday, June 20) at Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 109 Remsen St., at 6:30 p.m. … Full Article

Harbor Fitness racers raise money for HeartShare

Residents who regularly exercise at Harbor Fitness in Bay Ridge took their quest for healthy living outdoors on June 11 to take part in the Harbor Fitness Race for Autism, an event held to raise money for the nonprofit organization HeartShare Human Services of New York. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 20: the Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round, All Through Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 86°, Night 69°, chance showers then mostly sunny … Full Article

Cobble Hill’s tour bus problem solved with GPS geo-fence

Now that Brooklyn has become the hippest neighborhood in the world, loaded sightseeing tour buses have increasingly invaded the borough’s narrow avenues and back streets, bringing noise and congestion where they don’t belong and sometimes getting stuck on turns, blocking traffic. … Full Article

Developer Hudson closes on Brooklyn Heights Library site and $280M loan

The redevelopment of the Brooklyn Heights Library site has taken a major step forward with The Hudson Companies’ announcement that it has closed on the $52-million acquisition of the city-owned property. … Full Article


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