Elected representatives, civic organizations and residents spoke out at a packed five-and-a-half-hour hearing on Thursday regarding two residential towers proposed for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Par … Full Article

New events, initiatives for veterans across the borough

New events and initiatives for our nation’s veterans were held across the borough Monday, including readings, workshops, performances and the announcement of new affordable housing for those who have served. … Full Article

NY Festival of Light crowds overwhelm DUMBO

The Belgian-block streets of DUMBO became so jammed with spectators hoping to take in a spectacular light show Saturday night that organizers had to shut it down two-and-a-half hours early. … Full Article

Monday Nov. 10: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Handlers Take Balloons for Practice Run Before Annual Parade: Handlers steer Thomas the Tank Engine balloon through the parking lot at CitiField on Saturday in New York. … Full Article
Reaching Out Community Services Thanksgiving 2013

Reaching-Out charity group asks for help with Thanksgiving drive

A Bensonhurst-based charity that has fed thousands of hungry families in Southwest Brooklyn over the years is now looking for help itself. … Full Article

Riverside Houses parking garage permit denied

UPDATE: A judge has now denied the Pinnacle Group’s Article 78 Petition, while the Department of Buildings (DOB) permit remains in effect. … Full Article

Show us the numbers: Groups demand BBP Pier 6 financial analysis

Despite its absence from the official agenda, the development of two residential towers inside Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 raised heated comments at a Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) board meeting on Friday. … Full Article

Greenpoint homeless shelter angers neighbors

The opening of a shelter for homeless families in Greenpoint is raising the ire of neighborhood residents who charged that the de Blasio Administration sneaked in the facility in the dead of night behind the backs of community officials. … Full Article

Energy savings program offers homeowners HEAP of help

With the cold weather coming, homeowners who need help paying their heating bills can get assistance from New York State. … Full Article

Friday Nov. 7: Our World In Pictures

CONNECTICUT — Artist Stands Under Work Made of Recycled Materials: In this Oct. 30 photo, environmental artist Angela Haseltine Pozzi stands under her work "Ocean Gyre," which is part of the Washed Ashore exhibit at Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Conn. … Full Article

NYC's 25 mph speed limit law goes into effect

New York City's 25 mph speed limit is now the law. It went into effect Friday.
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