In response to complaints from Midwood residents about traffic problems around Friends Field, the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) has erected signs around the popular recreation spo … Full Article

With an eye to Tuscany, Brooklynite Debi Mazar plots culinary future

Debi Mazar and her brood spend at least a month in Tuscany each year, but if the "Younger" actress had her way, the region would be a far more permanent fixture in her life. … Full Article

Vigil celebrates life of Orlando victim, Williamsburg resident Enrique Rios

“He started as a home health aide, then he became a coordinator. … Full Article

Tuesday June 28, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Local Teacher Awarded: On Monday, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul awarded Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Excellence in Teaching award to math teacher Patrick Honner from Brooklyn Technical High School. … Full Article

Rainbow banner, inscribed with messages of hope, wraps Brooklyn Borough Hall

As a crowd on Joralemon Street applauded, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams climbed a ladder on Friday to attach the final segment of a massive rainbow banner which wraps completely around Borough Hall. … Full Article

Friday June 24, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN —  Police Commissioner Receives Hon. Degree: Long Island University presented an honorary degree to NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton at the Annual LIU Gala on June 16. The event celebrated LIU’s 90th anniversary. … Full Article

NYC subway riders fight back at groping, grinding, lewd acts

A young woman boards a crowded subway in New York City. As more passengers pile in, a man inches closer and starts grinding his groin against her. The woman knows what's happening, but the train is so packed she can't get away. … Full Article

Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1930, enjoys revival

It was more than just a picnic. It was a rustic East River setting, where old pilings from a former pier provided perches for seabirds. … Full Article

BP Adams honors soft-hearted baker, inspiring teacher, as Brooklyn's Heroes of the Month

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams honored two local heroes -- a baker who organizes birthday celebrations each month for children at a Brownsville homeless shelter, and an educator in East Flatbush who has inspired generations of students and their parents for more than 30 years. … Full Article

Goats arrive in Brooklyn Bridge Park to whack weeds

A herd of four Nubian goats has taken up residence on the steep, grass-covered berm near Pier 3 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Sunset Parker urges city to save old police precinct

A 130-year-old landmark building in Sunset Park that formerly housed a police precinct is being eyed as a site for an elementary school, but a neighborhood civic group is urging the de Blasio administration to save the structure and construct a school at an alternative location in the commu … Full Article


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