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INDIA — Kite-Flying Endangers Birds: Locals fly kites on rooftops during Independence Day celebrations in the old quarters of New Delhi on Thursday. … 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

Monday June 19, Our World in Pictures

MINNESOTA — Officer is Cleared: Supporters of Philando Castile hold a portrait of Castile as they march along University Avenue in St. Paul, leaving a vigil at the state Capitol on Friday. The vigil was held after St. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 19: Sunny Days Ahead in Red Hook

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 84°, Night 70°, partly sunny then chance storms  … Full Article

Opposition expected at Monday’s Bedford-Union Armory ULURP hearing

Opponents plan to show up in force at Monday’s Community Board 9 public hearing on the $195-million redevelopment of the Bedford-Union Armory. … Full Article

Friday June 16, Our World In Pictures

OKLAHOMA — Boat Returns to Harbor: A boat returns to the harbor as the sun sets at Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 16: More Trees, Please

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 72°, Night 66°, rain likely … Full Article

$106M program to bring heat relief to Central Brooklyn and other hot spots

New York City is becoming steadily hotter, and officials have identified three areas in particular — Central Brooklyn, the south Bronx and Northern Manhattan — as being especially vulnerable to the negative health effects brought on by the crippling heat. … Full Article

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