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In response to a story published in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle on July 23 titled “Tinted Window Checkpoints in Crown Heights: Profiling or Smart Policing?,” Brooklyn residents brough … Full Article

All aboard! Health advocates welcome back B37 bus

Sunset Park
What’s the best way to welcome back a bus that was out of service for four years? By taking a ride, of course! … Full Article

Fallen firefighter Ambelas honored only weeks earlier

Williamsburg
On June 26th, Lieutenant Firefighter Gordon Ambelas and his company (along with two others) were honored by FDNY Commissioner Nigro, Rabbi David Niederman of the United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg and North Brooklyn, and a family extremely grateful for the FDNY saving the life of their y … Full Article

Thousands celebrate Fourth of July Fireworks' return to Brooklyn

Brooklyn Boro
A spectacular red, white and blue fireworks display, launched from three barges in the East River and from the Brooklyn Bridge itself, thrilled thousands of spectators crammed into Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and other spots along the Brooklyn waterfront Friday night. … Full Article

Workers: Brooklyn Bridge façade collapse ‘could have been much worse’

DUMBO
Workers doing construction on the Brooklyn Bridge said that if the walkway’s façade hadn’t collapsed the way it did -- and when it did -- Wednesday night, the outcome could have been "much, much worse." … Full Article

PHOTO: Stormy weather rolls into Brooklyn

Brooklyn Boro
Stormy weather came rolling into Brooklyn on Wednesday and it brought with it plenty of thunder and lightning as well as some flooding. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge walkway facade collapses Wednesday, five injured

DUMBO
The heavy stone facade of the walkway to the Brooklyn Bridge, under the overpass at Washington and Prospect streets in DUMBO, collapsed at roughly 7:40 p.m. Wednesday night in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s mixed message to China

Sunset Park
“Some people believe that I should not go and visit China, and learn about how we can join the Chinese residents of Brooklyn with the Chinese community,” Borough President Eric Adams trumpeted from Sunset Park’s Eighth Avenue early Sunday afternoon. … Full Article

Don’t even THINK about parking in Brooklyn Heights on the 4th!

Brooklyn Heights
With Brooklyn Bridge Park a prime viewing location for the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks this year, the NYPD is expecting thousands upon thousands of visitors – and parking in Brooklyn Heights is expected to be holy hell. … Full Article

The B37 bus is back!

Bay Ridge
After four years of waiting, Brooklyn bus riders finally have their B37 back! … Full Article

NYPD to subway acrobats: Sit down

New York City
The underground acrobats who flip, somersault and pole-dance among New York City subway riders as trains roll are drawing a new audience — police officers. … Full Article

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