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A three-alarm fire thought to be fed by 150 cases of “Spare Fuel” for autos broke out in a garage in the Mapleton section of Borough Park on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to two adjacent resi … Full Article

NYPD beefs up security at churches & synagogues for Passover, Easter Week

In the wake of deadly bombings at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt on Sunday that left at least 44 people dead and more than 100 others injured, Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan announced increased security measures at synagogues and churches across the city for … Full Article

National Honor Flight to fly 50 NYC veterans to DC on April 29

The Big Apple Honor Flight will make its maiden voyage from NYC to Washington, D.C. on April 29. … Full Article

Cops evacuate sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park on Tuesday due to large, disorderly crowds

An extremely large, disorderly crowd at Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park prompted police to call a Level 1 Mobilization and evacuate sections of the park shortly before 4 p.m. on Tuesday. … Full Article

PHOTOS: 1,800 candles on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall in Muslim ban protest

The steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall were covered with 1,800 tiny candles on Sunday evening in a vigil to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning people from six Muslim-majority countries. … Full Article

Putting Faces to the Numbers: Poignant photo exhibit reveals lasting impact of gun violence

On an average day, 91 Americans are killed by guns. Of those 91, seven are children. Every year, guns take the lives of 33,000 Americans. … Full Article

City launches online tool to help plan the future of Gowanus

The city's Department of City Planning (DCP) is piloting an online tool called Plan Gowanus as a way to let the public get involved in the ongoing Gowanus Neighborhood Planning Study.

The Plan Go … Full Article

NYC Ferry's South Brooklyn route to set sail on June 1

NYC Ferry (formerly Citywide Ferry) last year released plans for five new ferry routes covering 60 miles of NYC waterways. … Full Article

HeartShare spring gala raises $500,000

A Brooklyn nonprofit agency that provides housing, education and job training for the developmentally disabled raised an impressive $500,000 for its service programs at a gala dinner held recently in midtown. … Full Article

NYPD set to roll out 1,200 additional body cameras around the city

The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers around the city after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on the camera, how long to keep the tape and when to tell the public they're being recorded. … Full Article

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