Following the recent outbreak of gun violence in Brooklyn and across the city, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launched a week-long gun violence awareness campaign on Monday featuring an open … Full Article

Exhibition highlights 50-year-old NYC Landmarks Law

To mark the 50th anniversary of New York City's Landmarks Law, a new exhibition looks at the architectural losses that led up to the law and how it has helped shape neighborhoods today that blend both the old and new.
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Adams proclaims April as Brooklyn Landmarks Month

Brooklyn boasts many famous landmarks, everything from the Cyclone to the Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower, Borough Hall and the Wonder Wheel and adding to the allure of these structures is the fact that they are also designated as official city landmarks. … Full Article

Demonstrators clash with cops, disrupt rush traffic on Brooklyn Bridge

Hundreds of demonstrators marched over the Brooklyn Bridge and a large number ran onto the roadway of the Manhattan-bound lanes at rush hour Tuesday evening, disrupting traffic and flooding the car lanes with police. … Full Article

Promenade Garden volunteers have helped transform a Brooklyn landmark

It was six years ago that Karen Schlesinger was walking along the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and noticed that it was in terrible shape. She wanted to file a complaint, and spotted then-gardener Jonathan Landsman. … Full Article

Brooklyn native Fred Serrano delivered the Brooklyn Eagle in 1940s, climbed Mount Fuji while stationed in Japan

Brooklyn native Fred Serrano is 80 years old and currently lives in comfortable retirement in a private subdivision of Palm Harbor, a town connected to the north side of Clearwater on the West Coast of Florida.   … Full Article

Tuesday April 14, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN: Congressman Lewis Signs Bestselling “March” Books: Shown is Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) at a book signing at The Brooklyn Music School on April 8. Congressman Lewis spoke to students about his No. … Full Article

Families of slain NYPD police officers honored at Mets game

The families of two slain New York City police officers threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Mets' home opener at Citi Field on Monday and were joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio at a time when his relationship with the police department is … Full Article

NY pols, #BringBackOurGirls commemorate 1-year anniversary of Boko Haram kidnapping of 270 Nigerian schoolgirls

The Empire State Building is set to be lit in red and purple Tuesday night, April 14, as part of the effort to bring attention to the 219 missing Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists a year ago on April 14, 2014, Congresswoman Carolyn B. … Full Article

Police probe apparent suicide of NYPD sergeant

The NYPD is investigating the tragic death of one of its own. An off-duty police sergeant shot himself in the head in an apparent suicide in his Bay Ridge home on Sunday afternoon, according to various media reports. … Full Article

NYC Council to renew call to hire 1,000 more NYPD officers

The New York City Council is poised to renew its call to hire 1,000 more officers for the police department, potentially setting up a repeat clash with Mayor Bill de Blasio about the headcount of the nation's largest police force. … Full Article


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