Tuesday November 28, Our World in Pictures

CALIFORNIA — Fire Department Rescues Horse: A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter carries a horse to Bowen Ranch in rural Apple Valley on Monday. San Bernardino County firefighters, with assistance from the LAFD helicopter, rescued the horse from Deep Creek. … Full Article

Legal Aid Society to file lawsuit against Bedford-Union Armory plan

After more than a year of outcry and a week after the project was renegotiated, the New York City Council is scheduled to vote on Thursday on the controversial plan for developing the Bedford-Union Armory project in Crown Heights. … Full Article

It's Official! Mayor de Blasio signs legislation to repeal racist Cabaret Law

Many notable names have graced the stage at Brooklyn's newest nightclub Elsewhere. From Tove Lo to Detroit techno legends Stacey Pullen and Juan Atkins, thousands have swarmed to the three-week-old East Williamsburg hotspot. … Full Article

Christmas gift card collection helps foster kids

A Bay Ridge business owner is hoping to make the holidays brighter for kids in foster care by orchestrating a gift card drive to ensure that the youngsters will have something under the Christmas tree this year.  … Full Article

Schumer warns DNA test kit companies may sell your private data

The desire to learn more their ancestry is driving increasing numbers of people to buy at-home DNA test kits. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday warned, however, that the kits are putting consumer privacy at great risk. … Full Article

Stringer: New jobs in Brooklyn, but buses don’t go there

New Yorkers have frequently suspected that they could walk to their destination faster than taking a city bus. … Full Article

Bay Democrats Club hosts Marlboro Houses Thanksgiving Luncheon

The Bay Democrats club hosted its annual Marlboro Houses Thanksgiving Luncheon at the Lights of Baku Restaurant in Gravesend on Friday. … Full Article

BQX streetcar backers survey public housing along the route

On a cold evening in late October, as most New Yorkers were returning home from work, Kristina Gonzalez began knocking on doors inside the Red Hook Houses. … Full Article


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