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Earl Weiner and Gina Ingoglia received the seventh annual DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence in front of some 300 friends, fellow board members and elected officials at a fundraising gala at the h … Full Article

Bloomberg offers digital funding for Brooklyn Museum

Bloomberg Philanthropies says it's expanding its funding for cultural institutions' digital projects to help increase visitors' access to their resources.
The nonprofit says it is committing $17 million to six museums.
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Tuesday, Sept. 9, Our World In Pictures

FLOODING IN PAKISTAN: An Indian tourist cries as she is airlifted into a chopper in Srinagar, India, Tuesday. … Full Article

Monday, Sept. 8, Our World In Pictures

Former Presidents Bill Clinton, left, and George W. Bush, laugh while participating in the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program Launch on Monday at The Newseum in Washington. … Full Article

Our World In Pictures: Fire breathing in Colombia

A young fire breather marches in a parade as part of the XXII National Andina Dance Competition's opening ceremony in Nemocon, Colombia, Saturday. Forty dance groups from different parts of Colombia arrived in Nemocon, just north of Bogota, to take part.  … Full Article

Seriously, Brooklyn, do you have a Go Bag?

Military personnel have them in their airplanes. Spies have them under the floorboards. And the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) wants you to have one, too. … Full Article

‘Garbage of love’ trashes the Brooklyn Bridge

Ingenious tourists have come up with a new twist on the Brooklyn Bridge “locks of love” phenomena: “garbage of love.” … Full Article

Brooklyn comedienne Joan Rivers dead at 81

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81. … Full Article

Bay Ridge prepares to commemorate Sept. 11 victims

Bay Ridge, a neighborhood that lost 36 of its residents in the Sept. 11 attack, is getting ready for an annual ceremony in which the community pays tribute to the victims and their families on the anniversary of that dark day 13 years ago. … Full Article

New Brooklyn Expo Center coming to Greenpoint

It’s a brand new space and a brand new show in one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Brooklyn. The new 40,000 square foot Brooklyn Expo Center in historic Greenpoint will open to the public on Sept. 13 and 14 with the first-ever Brooklyn Antiques & Book Fair. … Full Article

Brooklyn soldier missing since WWII identified

The remains of a soldier missing in action since World War II have been identified and will be buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, a Department of Defense office said Wednesday. … Full Article

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