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Pier 6 development expected to be hot topic at Nov. 7 BBP board meeting

Opponents of two towers planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) at Pier 6 say they plan to speak out at the Friday, Nov. 7 board of trustees meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation. … Full Article

No Halloween Prank: Half-built ‘Horror House’ finally dead

While many of those who look at 1882 East 12th St. in Sheepshead Bay may just see neglected land and real estate blight, the property — now an empty lot surrounded by a chain-link fence — represents something very different to Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn). … Full Article

Wednesday Nov. 5: Our World In Pictures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Election Results Sprawled Across Front Pages Outside of Newseum:  A man looks over the front pages from newspapers around the country that are on display outside the Newseum in Washington on Wednesday. … Full Article

Three who helped save Montague Street stabbing victim honored at Borough Hall

Borough President Eric Adams paid tribute on Monday to three Brooklyn heroes for helping to save the life of a man stabbed by an employee on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights on September 22. … Full Article

Tuesday Nov. 4: Our World In Pictures

PERU — Man Digs Grave for Brother-in-Law: In this Oct. 29 photo, Dionisio Mulla digs a grave for his brother-in-law Felix Huaman in Huallhua in Peru's Ayahuanco district. … Full Article

Brooklynites’ greatest hopes, concerns detailed in new study

A new report curating six-months of interviews with everyday Brooklynites reveals residents’ varied hopes and concerns, spotlighting a range of issues from income inequality to rising immigrant populations to inequities in the criminal and juvenile justice systems. … Full Article

With Car2Go, questions on private use of public space

What if your local car dealer closed its lots and chose to park its inventory on your street instead? What if rental car companies did the same? … Full Article

Colton files appeal in Bensonhurst trash plant case

Assemblymember William Colton said he’s not going to give up his fight against the city’s plan to build a trash processing plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront, despite the fact that the project appears to be all systems go. … Full Article

Monday Nov. 3: Our World In Pictures

CHICAGO — Tightrope Walker Breaks Two World Records: Nik Wallenda walks over the Chicago River uphill nearly 8 stories for Discovery Channel's Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda on Sunday. … Full Article

Community calm but cautious following spate of Crown Heights attacks

While still apprehensive after a recent spate of attacks, Crown Heights community leaders are reassured by a consistently prompt and thorough response from the NYPD and coordination among various groups to champion safety and calm. … Full Article

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