PENNSYLVANIA — Celebrating Hanukkah: A woman passes by a menorah on Independence Mall in Philadelphia ahead of the second night of Hanukkah on Wednesday. … Full Article

Here’s your chance to vote on the Aquarium’s new Coney Island Boardwalk murals

Seven finalists have been chosen in the New York Aquarium’s contest to design the new Education Hall murals along the Coney Island Boardwalk. The aquarium announced on Tuesday that the three winning murals will be chosen by popular vote. … Full Article

Newtown Creek: How to fix the combined sewage overflow problem

“The wind blew and the sh*t flew,” were the first words the Brooklyn Eagle heard one morning before climbing aboard the Riverkeeper patrol boat to explore Newtown Creek. … Full Article

Neighborhood Improvement Association holds fundraiser at Dyker Heights restaurant

The Neighborhood Improvement Association (NIA), held its annual fundraiser at Park Asia restaurant on Thursday. The event brought out elected officials and civic leaders including state Sen. … Full Article

Met Orchestra brings classical music to Brooklyn veterans

The joyful strains of Mozart's “Exultate Jubilate” filled the air at the Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare System’s Brooklyn Campus on Monday morning as the MET Orchestra performed in a special concert in tribute to those who have serv … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 2: "Crumbs at Best" for the Rest

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 73°, Night 53°, mostly sunny and breezy … Full Article

Stringer: MTA botches elevator and escalator inspections, leading to breakdowns

Subway-riding New Yorkers take it for granted that sometimes they will be required to trudge up broken MTA escalators or take the stairs when they find the station’s elevator broken. … Full Article

Quaglione proposes new video and photo database to help defeat local crime

With the reported 25 percent spike in felony assaults this past year, and a 9 percent increase in burglaries in Bay Ridge, a candidate for City Council has proposed a more efficient way to fight rising crime in our neighborhoods. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 1: Dry Those Tears

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 74°, Night 60°, partly sunny … Full Article

Three-alarm fire spreads to 3 buildings in Borough Park, Brooklyn, on Friday

A three-alarm fire thought to be fed by 150 cases of “Spare Fuel” for autos broke out in a garage in the Mapleton section of Borough Park on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to two adjacent residential buildings. … Full Article

Colonial Club of Bay Ridge holds Spring Fling

On Thursday,, the Colonial Club of Bay Ridge held its much-anticipated annual spring fling. Every year, the club selects a top restaurant in the borough or beyond and invites its members to attend. … Full Article


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