Tourist gets community service for scaling Brooklyn Bridge

A French tourist will have to spend 240 hours cleaning a Manhattan jail for scaling the Brooklyn Bridge to take photos. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s 41st district remembers Pearl Harbor

Veterans of the 41st city council district and beyond were honored by Councilmember Darlene Mealy at the sixth annual Intergenerational Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Tuesday afternoon at the Christopher Blenman Senior Center. Features of the program included the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and D … Full Article

Vote on NYC Wi-Fi hot spot contract set for Wednesday

The city’s Franchise and Concession Review Committee (FCRC) is set to vote on Wednesday afternoon whether or not to approve a contract which would replace New York City’s payphones with free Wi-Fi hot spots. … Full Article

Brooklyn politicians respond to 770 Eastern Parkway synagogue knife attack

A knife-wielding man stabbed an Israeli student in the head inside a Brooklyn synagogue early Tuesday before being fatally shot by a police officer after he refused to drop the knife, officials report. … Full Article

FDNY to train 5,000 NYC teens in new CPR technique

A high school student is standing in line at the store and suddenly the customer in front of him or her has a heart attack and collapses. What happens then? … Full Article

Resolution calls for urgently needed housing for record homeless population

New York City Council members stood with homeless and housing advocates at the steps of City Hall Monday afternoon in support of a resolution calling on Gov. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Royal family visits Brooklyn's Barclays Center

It was one of the most buzzworthy nights in Brooklyn in a long time. … Full Article

James, Kyrie, Nets in 'I Can't Breathe' shirts

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and multiple Brooklyn players wore "I Can't Breathe" shirts while they warmed up for Monday night's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Nets. … Full Article

‘Die-in,’ arrests at Barclays Center as Prince William and Kate attend Nets game

Inside Barclays Center on Monday night, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, rapper Jay Z and Beyonce enjoyed a game of basketball between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cle … Full Article

City to start building Bensonhurst trash plant

In a move that has set off alarm bells all over Southwest Brooklyn, the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) sent a letter to elected officials informing them that construction of a controversial trash plant is about to begin on the Bensonhurst waterfront. … Full Article


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