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After a series of on-again, off-again demolition dates, the old span of the Kosciuszko Bridge dodged another date with destruction Sunday after its main span was removed in July. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 24: The Danes are Coming, Without the Danishes

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 69°, Night 56°, light rain likely, then partly sunny … Full Article

Fleet Week New York 2017 kicks off with Parade of Ships

Fleet Week New York kicked off Wednesday and runs through May 30. This awesome event is the city's celebration of our country’s maritime services. … Full Article

Following Manchester bombing, NYPD ramps up security

Following the horrific attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester that killed 22 people and injured scores more, the NYPD has taken a number of measures to ramp up security in New York City. … Full Article

Tour of Navy Yard, old & new, ties together three 19th-century Brooklyn icons

Andrew Sichenze, a lawyer from Bay Ridge, has many fond memories of the first time he visited the Brooklyn Navy Yard as a fresh-faced 12-year-old boy back in 1944. … Full Article

Senator Kevin Parker hosts 10th annual prom dress giveaway

On Saturday, May 20, State Senator Kevin Parker offered his support to graduating high school students by hosting his 10th Annual Free Prom Dress Giveaway at the Samuel J. Tilden HS Campus in Brooklyn. With the support of sponsors such as Macy’s, Lydia Closet, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. … Full Article

Warden at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center speaks to Bay Ridge Colonial Club

Herman Quay, warden at the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, was the guest speaker of at the Colonial Club of Bay Ridge’s bimonthly meeting at Gino’s restaurant on Thursday. He was joined by Cindy Hugar, executive assistant at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC). … Full Article

Bay Ridge Greenmarket celebrates 10th anniversary

On Saturday, the Bay Ridge Grow NYC Greenmarket celebrated its 10th season grand opening with a fun day that included music, free raffles, prizes and a birthday cake. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 23: From Belgorod to Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 73°, Night 58°, partly sunny then slight chance rain … Full Article

Arab-American Marines from Cobble Hill nominated for NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

Between these three former Marines you’ll find roughly a dozen medals and an unwavering patriotism. … Full Article

Amid controversy, Bedford-Union Armory ULURP process kicks off in Brooklyn

New York City Planning Commission’s certification on Monday started the ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) approval process for the controversial Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment plan. … Full Article

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