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The Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club held its second annual gala, dubbed “What Starts Here Changes the World,” at the Dyker Beach Golf Course on Tuesday night, when it honored five recipients of i … Full Article

Advocates push for bike-pedestrian lane on Verrazano Bridge

Bicyclists and pedestrians should be able cross the Verrazano Bridge just like motorists do, according to a group of advocates pushing for a special lane to be installed on the Brooklyn-Staten Island span. … Full Article

Midwood woman, turning 107, shares her memories of turn-of-the-century Brooklyn

She remembers when streetlamps were lit by hand, and when subways cost five cents a ride. She remembers when Borough Park and Flatbush were mostly farmland and her family bought their fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. … Full Article

Catholic Charities raises $130,000 at annual golf classic

On Monday, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens raised $130,000 in support of 160 programs and services at the annual Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Memorial Golf Classic. … Full Article

City Councilmember Cornegy hosts Brooklyn’s Best Honors

On Oct. 1, Urban ID Media in association with the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office and Our Times Press kicked off the inaugural Brooklyn’s Best Honors.  Hosted by City Councilmember Robert E. … Full Article

Wednesday Oct. 8: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Rockettes Rehearse in New York: The Rockettes rehearse their "New York at Christmas" number from the 2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, in the rehearsal space of St. Paul the Apostle Church, in New York, on Tuesday. … Full Article

Public advocate reveals NYC's worst landlords

Carmen Piniero begrudgingly agreed when her landlord asked her to stay in a hotel for two nights in June — and when she returned, her Brooklyn apartment had been torn apart. … Full Article

Joseph Sweeney, creator of ‘The Doors of Brooklyn,’ dies at 76

Joseph Lee Sweeney, a retired architect and photographer who chronicled “The Doors of Brooklyn” in an iconic poster, is dead at 76. He passed away on Sept. 22 after a brief illness, family members said. … Full Article

Further details, concerns emerge at Heights Library Community Advisory Council Meeting

A Community Advisory Council meeting Tuesday evening revealed new information about the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Public Library, along with a fresh round of criticism regarding its recently approved sale to the Hudson Companies. … Full Article

Local precinct captains give State of Public Safety address at Community Board 2 meeting

Community Board 2 (CB2) held its monthly general meeting at the Ingersoll Community Center on Myrtle Avenue on Monday night, when captains from local police precincts gave a state of public safety presentation. … Full Article

Sunset Park couple looking to donate funds to youth programs

A husband and wife team of Sunset Park civic activists has announced a unique new grant program for local youths that they are funding themselves. Renee and Tony Giordano said they are looking for youth-base programs in the community to receive $100 grants. … Full Article

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