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Mayor announces major Brooklyn Navy Yard expansion

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday that the city is investing $140 million to expand the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s vast Building 77 into a modern manufacturing facility, generating 3,000 new jobs.  … Full Article

CB2 Meeting: ‘Brooklyn Strand’ to unify parks, plazas from Borough Hall to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Big changes could be coming to a 21-acre swath of unconnected parks, public spaces and plazas running from Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn to Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

$21M resiliency, efficiency project at Coney Island Hospital completed

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday announced the completion of a series of storm resiliency measures and energy efficiency upgrades at Coney Island Hospital that totaled $21 million. … Full Article

Report: Arts and culture bring $310 million to Downtown Brooklyn, Cultural District

An economic report released on Thursday by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) finds that cultural institutions in the Brooklyn Cultural District and greater Downtown Brooklyn generated nearly $310 million in economic activity in the borough last year. … Full Article
DOING IT IN STYLE: 75 YEARS OF THE HEIGHTS PRESS

VIDEO: Highlights from the Brooklyn Heights Press 75th Anniversary Bash

The Brooklyn Heights Press celebrated 75 years at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Nov. 5 and we were there to celebrate the people that make the news day in and day out.  … Full Article

Bush Terminal Piers Park opens

Brooklyn has a brand new waterfront park. City officials and Sunset Park residents came together Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of Bush Terminal Piers Park, a 23-acre recreation area located on the waterfront behind Bush Terminal. … 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

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