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Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bold plan to create a streetcar service to run between Sunset Park and Queens, which has already won the support of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and transporta … Full Article

Jackie Robinson's widow says baseball lags on diversity

Jackie Robinson's widow said Major League Baseball has yet to fully honor her husband's legacy. The ballplayer, who broke the sport's color barrier when he started for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, died in 1972 at age 53. … Full Article

Wednesday Jan. 20, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN BRIDGE — “Love Locks” Hold Tight: Locks placed by bridge-crossers take over a rail. … Full Article

Brooklyn celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Rather than stay home and keep warm on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, about 200 Brooklynites braved frigid temperatures and icy winds of sufficient magnitude to warrant an advisory from City Hall to rally and march through the streets of Bay Ridge on Monday. … Full Article

More cops to walk the beat in Coney Island

It’s winter, but in Coney Island, thoughts are already turning to summer. … Full Article

Adams introduces online community board applications

Borough President Eric Adams is encouraging civic-minded Brooklyn residents to apply for memberships on their neighborhood community boards and in an effort to entice them, he has made the application process easier. … Full Article

75 Henry St. Shareholders Vote Against Selling Pineapple Walk in Brooklyn Heights

On Friday, shareholders of Whitman Owner Corp. at 75 Henry St. voted against allowing the board to investigate the sale of their Pineapple Walk property to a developer. … Full Article

Squadron urges MTA to inspect R subway line

The R train is desperately in need of improvements, according to state Sen. Daniel Squadron, who is among several elected officials pushing the MTA to conduct a top-to-bottom review of the subway line. … Full Article

N subway line work starting Monday

Transit officials say work on nine stations along the N line in Brooklyn will begin next week. The project will be completed in two phases. The century-old stations are between Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park and 86th Street in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

Lawyer: Woman who alleges Brooklyn park rape laughs, smiles on video

A lawyer for one of five teenagers accused of raping a young woman at a playground said Tuesday he has seen video evidence that shows the woman "laughing and smiling" during what she later called an attack. … Full Article

Wednesday Jan. 13, Our World In Pictures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Obama Gives Last SOTU: Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker Paul Ryan listen as President Barack Obama gives his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. … Full Article

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