Following the recent outbreak of gun violence in Brooklyn and across the city, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launched a week-long gun violence awareness campaign on Monday featuring an open … Full Article

Brooklyn College urged to cancel Students for Justice in Palestine event

Local politicians are asking Brooklyn College to cancel a Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) event scheduled for Thursday evening, while civil rights and Arab-American groups believe the event should be allowed to go forward. … Full Article

Thursday Nov. 20: Our World In Pictures

LITHUANIA — Fighter Jets Participate in NATO Policing Mission: A Portuguese military fighter jet, left, and a Canadian military fighter jet participating in NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission operate in Lithuanian airspace on Thursday. … Full Article

City Tech offers proposals for new downtown spaces

As a result of a rezoning of Downtown Brooklyn in 2004, the neighborhood has experienced a surge of residential construction. The award-winning Brooklyn Bridge Park brings thousands of daily visitors, and there are substantial numbers of new residents. … Full Article

Two holiday markets open at Industry City Nov. 22-23

Two holiday markets — one focused on products made in the U.S. and the other specifically on Brooklyn-made products — will be open simultaneously this weekend at Industry City in Sunset Park.   … Full Article

Half-marathon approved for Brooklyn

A national road-race organization says it has won approval to stage a Rock 'n' Roll half-marathon in Brooklyn next fall. … Full Article

NYC pols seek increased penalties for bridge, infrastructure trespassing

Officials gathered in a freezing wind on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade on Tuesday to announce legislation to increase penalties for trespassing on the city’s critical infrastructure, including bridges, government facilities and high-profile structures like the World Trade Center. … Full Article

Council clothing bin crackdown bill could soon become law

A bill passed by the City Council to crack down on the proliferation of large, unsightly clothing bins on New York’s sidewalks is expected to be signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who pushed for the legislation. … Full Article

Tuesday Nov. 18: Our World In Pictures

HAITI — Man Rests Before Entering Bull Fight: In this Nov. 9 photo, a man sits on the rope holding his bull by the neck as he waits to enter it in a bull fight in Leogane, Haiti. … Full Article

Mayor announces major Brooklyn Navy Yard expansion

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday that the city is investing $140 million to expand the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s vast Building 77 into a modern manufacturing facility, generating 3,000 new jobs.  … Full Article

CB2 Meeting: ‘Brooklyn Strand’ to unify parks, plazas from Borough Hall to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Big changes could be coming to a 21-acre swath of unconnected parks, public spaces and plazas running from Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn to Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article


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