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PHOTOS: Downtown Brooklyn, Barclays Center slammed by 2016's first blizzard

Brooklyn was slammed with over two feet of snow on Saturday into Sunday. Eagle photographer Andy Katz braved the elements on Saturday, depicting a winter wonderland of pictures in Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene by the Barclays Center and in Sunset Park.  … Full Article

Vision Zero working, but needs yearly benchmarks, greater investment

Vision Zero is working, with the number of traffic deaths at historic lows, thanks to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s leadership. That’s the good news. … Full Article

NY parks, weeks after Brownsville rape claim, set to get security funds

The city's parks are poised to receive additional money for security less than two weeks after a young woman reported being gang-raped by teenage boys in a playground in Brownsville. … Full Article

Thursday Jan. 21, Our World In Pictures

PAKISTAN — Country Mourns After Attacks: Villagers offer prayers during the funeral of a victim who was killed in an attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda on Thursday. … Full Article

Board 10 committee approves street name for Maureen Stramka

A proposal to memorialize a beloved Bay Ridge civic leader by renaming a street corner after her cleared an important hurdle when the Traffic and Transportation Committee of Community Board 10 voted to approve the idea. … Full Article

Brooklyn pols offer snow shoveling help

As the city geared for a major snow storm set to hit the East Coast this weekend, two Brooklyn City Council members said they are teaming up with a nonprofit organization to provide snow shoveling for senior citizens and disabled residents. … Full Article

Deal to keep Central Park's horses would banish pedicabs

New York's pedicab operators say they were the unwitting victims of some political horse trading. … Full Article

Jackie Robinson's widow says baseball lags on diversity

Jackie Robinson's widow said Major League Baseball has yet to fully honor her husband's legacy. The ballplayer, who broke the sport's color barrier when he started for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, died in 1972 at age 53. … Full Article

Wednesday Jan. 20, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN BRIDGE — “Love Locks” Hold Tight: Locks placed by bridge-crossers take over a rail. … Full Article

Brooklyn celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Rather than stay home and keep warm on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, about 200 Brooklynites braved frigid temperatures and icy winds of sufficient magnitude to warrant an advisory from City Hall to rally and march through the streets of Bay Ridge on Monday. … Full Article

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