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Are Pier 6 towers inevitable? City says yes

Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) says it will vote this Tuesday on a revised plan to develop two residential towers in the park at Pier 6. … Full Article

NYC buses set to get new safety technology in test program

Safety technology that would warn pedestrians that a bus is turning or help bus drivers avoid collisions is coming to some New York City buses. … Full Article

World War II veteran leads Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade

One of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country took place right here in Brooklyn. The 149th Annual Kings County Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30, in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Eagle tours USS Bainbridge, ship that rescued Captain Phillips from Somali pirates

One of the—if not the most—prestigious and famed naval ships in the U.S. Navy’s history docked at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook on Wednesday for Fleet Week New York. … Full Article

Friday May 27, Our World In Pictures

PARIS — Tennis Player Rejoices: Britain's Andy Murray reacts as he defeats Croatia's Ivo Karlovic during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium on Friday. … Full Article

Schumer: Congress set to restore NYC’s slashed anti-terror funds

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer said on Thursday that Congress is set to restore millions of dollars slashed from important anti-terror funds for New York City. … Full Article

Brooklyn serves those who serve at Fleet Week welcome in Red Hook

Fleet Week returned to Brooklyn in grand style, making up for a hiatus of several years, as two of the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke class destroyers, Farragut and Bainbridge, and the U.S. … Full Article

Thursday May 26, Our World In Pictures

HUDSON RIVER — Fleet Week Takes New York: Crew members of the Her Majesty Canadian Ship Athabaskan stand guard as they sail past Lower Manhattan on Wednesday. … Full Article

Borders of Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park to be opened to surrounding communities

Some of the walls and fences surrounding Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park will be coming down and the edges of the parks beautified under a Parks Department initiative to make parks more open and welcoming. … Full Article

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