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In a Borough Hall ceremony that brought tears to many eyes, Brooklyn World War II veterans, including Pearl Harbor survivors, commemorated on Monday the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on  … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares to deliver Thanksgiving meals to homebound

For the third year in a row, members of a Bay Ridge charity group will take time away from their families on Thanksgiving to deliver delicious hot meals to homebound senior citizens and lonely disabled people in their community. … Full Article

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth gala celebrates community-aware businesses

Greenpoint nestles in Brooklyn’s northern edge like a precious jewel set in a tiara of lead. It’s the place where kielbasa and old world Roman Catholicism rub shoulders with porkpie hats and soy lattes. … Full Article
Following presidential election, taking a stand for love in DUMBO

Following presidential election, taking a stand for love in DUMBO

Hundreds of families gathered in Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO Wednesday night for a “non-political” event meant to show love and support during this uncertain time following the presidential election. … Full Article

Brooklyn clergy view shocking Rikers Island documentary and ask: What can we do?

For a few moments, they sat in stunned silence. Then, they were full of questions. … Full Article

Gov. Cuomo launches hotline to report escalating hate crimes

Pointing to the charged political environment following the election of Donald Trump as president, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday that there has been "an explosion" recently in the number of hate crime across New York state. … Full Article

Everything you need to know about the L Train shutdown

With the L-train shutdown looming on the horizon, and with no concrete alternative transportation options in place, the MTA is welcoming any suggestions on how to mitigate the closure for the roughly 400,000 commuters who use the line every day.   … Full Article

Bed-Stuy locals block naming a bar after historic Weeksville

A bar by any other name but Weeksville would suit many Bedford-Stuyvesant residents just fine. … Full Article

Patrick O’Rourke Playground reopens after $1M renovation

A playground named in memory of a handicapped Dyker Heights man who touched many lives with his determination and spirit has been reopened now that the parks department has completed a $1 million renovation of the recreational space. … Full Article

Something’s Affordable! West Indian Carnival Association will move in when Bedford-Union Armory is redeveloped

Affordable housing at the redeveloped Bedford-Union Armory is still a hotly debated issue, but for at least one high-profile would-be tenant, affordable office space is not. … Full Article

Velazquez, Schumer announce thousands of NYC housing tenants will be exempt from the HUD rule

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer announced that after their push earlier this year, the U.S. … Full Article

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