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ISRAEL — Waves Crash on Family at Pier: Waves hit family members on a pier at the old port of Jaffa, mixed Jewish-Arab part of Tel Aviv, Israel, on Saturday. … Full Article

Thursday Nov. 14: Our World In Pictures

GERMANY — “Hen” Dances During Audiovisual Performance: U.S. … Full Article

Bay Ridge to throw birthday bash for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

A group fighting to convince the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to install a bike-pedestrian path on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will take time out from the battle to host a party in Bay Ridge to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the bridge’s opening. … Full Article
STORY TELLING HENRIK KROGIUS' WAY

VIDEO: How the Brooklyn Heights Promenade was born

Henrik Krogius has worn many hats in his time: Award winning photographer, NBC producer, Brooklyn Heights editor and of course a long time resident of the Heights. … Full Article

DOT reverses traffic direction on Bay Ridge street

Motorists who normally drive down 89th Street in Bay Ridge from Fifth Avenue to Fourth Avenue on Wednesday morning were greeted with a surprise: they could no longer proceed along their favorite route. … Full Article

Every city with hipsters wants to be a Brooklyn

For more than a century, cities around the world have compared themselves to Paris. Many claim to be the Paris of the East: Bucharest, Prague, Istanbul, Beirut and Shanghai to name a few. … Full Article

Wednesday Nov. 12: Our World In Pictures

CUBA — Dancer Practices at Havana Ballet House for Festival: In this Oct. 29 photo, Cuban dancer Javier Torres practices at the National Cuban Ballet dance house in Havana, Cuba. … Full Article

Vets march with battle-scarred Brooklyn flag in NYC Veterans Day Parade

A group of Brooklyn vets marched in the America’s Parade -- the largest Veterans Day Parade in the country -- proudly carrying a scorched and battered flag of the borough of Brooklyn.  … Full Article

NYC to stop many small-time marijuana arrests

Thousands of people carrying small amounts of marijuana may no longer be arrested or face criminal charges in New York City under a new policy. … Full Article

New events, initiatives for veterans across the borough

New events and initiatives for our nation’s veterans were held across the borough Monday, including readings, workshops, performances and the announcement of new affordable housing for those who have served. … Full Article

NY Festival of Light crowds overwhelm DUMBO

The Belgian-block streets of DUMBO became so jammed with spectators hoping to take in a spectacular light show Saturday night that organizers had to shut it down two-and-a-half hours early. … Full Article

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