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How many cab rides have you had in New York City during which a woman is behind the wheel? … Full Article

FDNY's 150th Anniversary draws Brooklyn neighbors to local firehouses

Saturday’s FDNY open house “was an extremely successful event,” Capt. Lawrence Garda of Engine Co. 224 told the Brooklyn Eagle. “People were lining up 15 minutes before our scheduled time.” … Full Article

Monday May 4, Our World In Pictures

JAPAN — Aircraft Team Flies in Formation: The Breitling Wing Walking team celebrated its first flight in Japan by flying in formation with Japanese Red Bull Air Race Pilot Yoshihide Muroya, flying his Breitling Extra 300L aircraft over the Seto Inland Sea close to Hir … Full Article

Pro-Israel group asks judge to override New York bus ad ban

Lawyers for a pro-Israel organization whose advertisement containing the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" prompted a transportation agency to reject all political ads for city buses asked a judge on Thursday to order their message be displayed anyway. … Full Article

FDNY holding free firehouse tours to celebrate 150 years

Red, orange and yellow banners are flying from hundreds of New York City Fire Department firehouses across the city to invite the public to help celebrate FDNY’s 150 years of service. … Full Article

Felder hosting agency fair in Midwood

Residents will get a chance to meet representatives from various city agencies and civic organizations and get their questions answered on everything from how to pay water bills to applying for senior housing at a special fair state Sen. Simcha Felder is hosting on May 7. … Full Article

DOT agrees to move ‘cash cow’ speed camera

A speed camera sitting at the end of a Belt Parkway exit ramp that has been the target of numerous complaints from drivers charging that it’s nothing but a cash cow for the city is going to be moved to a different location. … Full Article

DUMBO residents worry about ever-present gas leak

DUMBO residents and workers have become increasingly alarmed about a gas leak on Jay Street that has been venting from street grates for months. … Full Article

Bay Ridge pols warn: Beware of phone scammers

You’re sitting at home watching “Dancing with the Stars” on ABC and you get a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) who tells you that you owe a fortune in back taxes and that if you don’t pay up immediately, a warrant will be issued for your arrest. … Full Article

Dyker Heights civic leader offers bold idea to NYC

Fran Vella-Marrone, a lifelong resident of Dyker Heights, has a counter-proposal to the city’s plan to raise water rates by 3.24 percent this year. … Full Article

Bay Ridge community board asks city for better bike lanes

Bay Ridge could soon become a bicycle rider’s paradise if the city’s Department of Transportation goes along with a request made by the local community board. … Full Article

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