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At a meeting Thursday on the proposed Combined Sewer Overflow Facility at the head of the Gowanus Canal, residents and others voiced concern about the public space that is part of the propose … Full Article

Dyker Heights Civic Association to honor neighborhood heroes

The spirit of volunteerism will be the theme of the evening when one of Brooklyn’s oldest civic organizations holds its annual dinner next week. … Full Article

Sarsour returning home to receive Arab Association award

Linda Sarsour left her job as executive director of the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY) earlier this year to take on a larger role as a progressive activist on national issues, but she is returning to her roots next month for a special reason: She is coming back to accept an award f … Full Article

Bay Ridge Merchants of Third Ave. honors pioneers, civic leaders

The Merchants of Third Avenue held its 24th annual Pioneer Awards reception on Monday night at the Bay Ridge Manor at 476 76th St. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 19: Brooklyn Federal Judge Ready to Call Out Police Lies

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 73°, Night 55°, Sunny
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Wednesday October 18, Our World in Pictures

CANADA — Mural Celebrates World Sight Day: Andrew Clark plays basketball in the atrium of the Woodward's building on a mural that marks World Sight Day, which is recognized annually on Oct. 12, in Vancouver on Tuesday. … Full Article

State: No slave or soldier remains found at Gowanus lot

Abandoned lots in Brooklyn are filled with many unique things, namely graffiti, rats and drug paraphernalia. One vacant property in Gowanus, however, was thought to contain something a bit more noteworthy: the remains of 19th-century slaves and Revolutionary War soldiers. … Full Article

Tuesday October 17, Our World in Pictures

SOUTH KOREA — Air Force Performs: South Korean Air Force's Black Eagles aerobatic team performs during press day of the 2017 Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition at Seoul Airport in Seongnam on Monday. South Korean and U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse case goes to Appellate Court on Friday

The enormous Pierhouse residential/ hotel complex in Brooklyn Bridge Park is pretty much complete, but that isn’t stopping a lawsuit seeking to trim its height from being heard in Appellate Court. The lawsuit will be argued on Friday, October 20, at 10:30 a.m. … Full Article

De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

Mayor Bill De Blasio and City Councilmember Vincent Gentile signed the first-ever regulation on hookah smoking in NYC into law on Tuesday by adding non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act. … Full Article

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