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After Republicans abandoned the vote on their much-scorned American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Friday, Brooklyn and other New York officials — most of them Democrats — weighed in with statements cas … Full Article

Bay Ridge Community Council names Hidden Treasures award winners

Seven grassroots leaders who have worked, often behind the scenes, to make their neighborhood a better place to live will be rewarded for their efforts by the Bay Ridge Community Council at the organization’s annual Hidden Treasures of the Community Awards ceremony later this month. … Full Article

Rotary Club of Verrazano raises money for a good cause

The Rotary Club of Verrazano held its 21st annual Fashion Show on Friday, Feb. 10, at Gargiulo’s Restaurant in Coney Island. … Full Article

Love comes to Babeland just in time for Valentine’s Day

Shoppers come to Babeland for sex toys, lotions, vibrators, erotic movies and non-judgmental advice from trained educators who teach classes on topics like how to find that sweet spot. … Full Article

Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership continues 5th Annual Black Artstory Month

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is presenting the Fifth Annual Black “Artstory” Month, “The Altar: Rituals of Healing in the African Diaspora,” throughout February. … Full Article

Brooklyn man campaigns to house Muslim refugees in Trump Tower

A Brooklyn man wants to help house Muslim refugees by sheltering them in — of all places — Trump Tower. Social entrepreneur Jonah Bliss has started an Indigogo campaign to raise the roughly $60,000 it will cost to do this. … Full Article

Expert tells how to keep water pipes from freezing

The snowstorm that hit New York City last week also brought sub-freezing temperatures to the region and added to homeowners’ worries over the possibility of water pipes freezing or even rupturing. … Full Article

Brooklyn native provides health care at sea with U.S. Navy

A 2001 Central High School in U.S. Virgin Islands graduate and Brooklyn native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard U.S. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares invites residents to pancake breakfast

Bay Ridge, for many of the residents who live there, is like a small town. And to demonstrate that the community has a Middle-America feel, a local charity group is organizing a pancake breakfast for the entire neighborhood. … Full Article

Howe’s Brooklyn: Heights squash community praises, mourns loss of Fred Weymuller

Brooklyn Heights lost two iconic figures recently. Both were out of the public eye for a while, due to failing health, but each set a high bar for great accomplishments in their respective heydays. … Full Article

Feb. 8, Our World In Photos

CALIFORNIA — States Challenge Executive Order: Karen Shore holds up a sign outside of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Tuesday. … Full Article

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