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New York City’s Fire Department turns 150 years old next year, and the anniversary will be celebrated with a yearlong series of special events, summer block parties, a commemorative book and other  … 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

Royal ruckus! Eric Garner protesters set for Barclays brouhaha

Protesters planned to kick off another week of demonstrations in the death of Eric Garner, starting with Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Monday night. … Full Article

Xaverian student asks charity donors to share Christmas memories

When Dyker Heights teenager Dominick Santo decided to embark on a one-man mission to raise funds for his favorite non-profit group to help the organization pay for a holiday party for underprivileged children, he thought about his own happy childhood and the wonderful Christmases he shared with h … Full Article

Monday Dec. 8: Our World In Pictures

KENTUCKY — Football Players Bow Heads for Prayer; County Loses Half of Its Population: In this Oct. … Full Article

Royal couple's NYC visit to include Brooklyn Nets game

While Britain's Prince William meets with President Barack Obama at the Oval Office on Monday and discusses illegal wildlife trafficking at the World Bank, his wife, Kate, will tour a child development center with New York City's first lady, C … Full Article

Protests continue in deaths of Eric Garner, Akai Gurley

Hundreds of protesters gathered on Sunday at Grand Central station and other locations across the city, including Macy's in Herald Square and Forever 21, in the fourth day of demonstrations in the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island. … Full Article

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