President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catcher … Full Article

Junior’s fans come in droves with loose change

What can you get for 65 cents nowadays? On Tuesday, customers at Junior’s restaurant in Downtown Brooklyn got a fat slice of the world’s most famous cheesecake, to celebrate the storied eatery’s 65th anniversary. … Full Article

Pols to MTA: Fix subways, buses in Southwest Brooklyn

Southwest Brooklyn residents need better transportation services for an easier commute to and from work, according to a group of elected officials who held a press conference outside the F train’s Neptune Avenue station Monday to demand action from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority  … Full Article

NYPD: 70-year-old woman killed by hit-and-run MTA bus in Brooklyn

Police say a 70-year-old woman has been killed in a hit-and-run accident involving an MTA bus in Brooklyn. The accident happened at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Ocean Hill section. … Full Article

Adams: Brooklyn’s Sandy recovery map will increase accountability, transparency

Three years after Superstorm Sandy, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other city officials unveiled a map showing exactly what storm recovery and resiliency projects are underway in the borough. … Full Article

Controversial Brooklyn Heights Library hi-rise approved by City Planning

On Monday, the City Planning Commission approved 10 to 0, with two members recused, the controversial $52 million Brooklyn Heights Library project. … Full Article

Prospect Park gets $3.7 million in funding for improvements

The Prospect Park Alliance announced on Friday a total of $3.5 million in funding from Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and the City Council to renovate the Oriental Pavilion and Flatbush Avenue Perimeter on the Park’s east side. … Full Article

Worker killed in NYC building collapse identified as Brooklyn resident

The worker killed when the interior of a Midtown Manhattan building caved in during a demolition project was identified Saturday as authorities probed what caused the collapse. … Full Article

Monday Nov. 2, Our World In Pictures

RUSSIA — Country Mourns Extreme Loss: People light candles during a day of national mourning for the plane crash victims at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St. Petersburg on Sunday. … Full Article

NYC & Company touts Prospect Heights as hot tourist site

Prospect Heights will be a hot spot for out-of-towners to visit if Marty Markowitz and the folks at NYC & Company have their way. … Full Article

NYC Marathon comes to Brooklyn

Welcome to Brooklyn! Fifty thousand runners traversed our borough on Marathon Sunday 2015. Bay Ridge was the first neighborhood  to greet them. … Full Article


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