Maloney: Census Bureau cuts will come back to haunt us

U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (Greenpoint, parts of Queens and Manhattan) joined other officials and civil rights groups on Wednesday to push legislation to fix the current underfunding of the Census Bureau. … Full Article

New allegations leveled at striking Charter-Spectrum workers

The battle between striking Spectrum/Time-Warner employees and parent company Charter Communications is in its seventh month and with no end in sight. And now, new allegations are being leveled against the striking workers by Charter Communications. … Full Article

Navy commander takes on second career as doctor in Brooklyn

After a 24-year career in the Navy spanning both Gulf Wars, Commander Edwin Keeshan just began his second career — as a primary care doctor in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Third Avenue Fest turns Bay Ridge into small town

Bay Ridge residents often like to brag that their cozy neighborhood is just like a small town in the big city. So why not hold a small town festival to bring everyone together? … Full Article

Monday October 16, Our World in Pictures

HAWAII — Swimmers Compete: Athletes start in the swim race at the Ironman World Championship Triathlon on Saturday in Kailua-Kona.  … Full Article

Ragamuffins on parade delight Bay Ridge crowds

The 51st Annual Ragamuffin Parade went off without a hitch on Saturday afternoon, as thousands of children marched along Third Avenue dressed in colorful, imaginative, homemade costumes. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 16: Our Lady of Loreto Is a Pile of Rubble

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 64°, Night 47°, Mostly Sunny
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Friday October 13, Our World in Pictures

PUERTO RICO — Trump’s Comments Cause Uproar: Ducks sit on the branch of a tree next to a home destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Toa Baja on Thursday. … Full Article

City to stomp out rats at 33 Bushwick, Bed-Stuy schools

Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant may be home to artists and hipsters, but they are also the most rat-infested neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Now the city is taking its war on rats to the vermin living off mountains of trash produced at more than 33 schools in the area. … Full Article

Check out Brooklyn Bridge Park’s planned Pier 2 uplands

In fall of 2018, construction will begin on the 3.2 acre Pier 2 uplands in Brooklyn Bridge Park — the current site of the popular Pop-Up Pool. The parkland that will replace the pool will feature a bowl-shaped grassy swath, a water play area and meandering paths. … Full Article


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