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A Request for Proposals (RFP) will soon be issued for the 10-year, $1.7 billion project to rehabilitate the crumbling, 62-year-old Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning th … Full Article

PHOTO: Fleet Week is coming to NYC

U.S. Navy ships paraded into New York City Wednesday, passing under the Verrazano Bridge. A crowd lined the shoreline of Bay Ridge to applaud the arrival of the splendid ships for Fleet Week.  … Full Article

City breaks ground on Gravesend Park renovation project

A Brooklyn neighborhood that has a serious shortage of parkland is going to be getting a new version of an old familiar park. … Full Article

Fortis reveals first look at LICH development plans

Developer Fortis Property Group presented its first look at plans for the site of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) at a standing-room-only meeting of the Cobble Hill Association (CHA) on Monday. … Full Article

NYC Emergency Management honors Brooklyn volunteers who assisted in East Village building collapse response and recovery efforts

Last week, NYC Emergency Management joined Public Advocate Letitia James to honor volunteers who assisted the East Village community following the explosion and building collapse near Second Avenue and 7th Street on March 26. … Full Article

Judge extends TRO on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse project

To the disappointment of developers, a Brooklyn judge on Monday extended a partial Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on the Pierhouse development at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Tuesday May 19, Our World In Pictures

LONDON — Woman Wears Floral Hat at Flower Show: Katherine Warwick Adkins wears a floral hat and dress made by floral stylists Okishima & Simmonds at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday. The Chelsea Flower Show will take place from May 19 to 23. … Full Article

Carroll Gardens Association to honor local leaders at 44th anniversary celebration

The Carroll Gardens Association, Inc. (CGA) will host its 44th anniversary celebration on May 28 at Marco Polo Ristorante at 345 Court St. … Full Article

Monday May 18, Our World In Pictures

MINNEAPOLIS — Man Warms Up Participants at AIDS Walk: Doug Melroe, wearing a Keith Haring-inspired suit made by his partner, helps walkers get warmed up at the start of the MN AIDS Walk 2015, held at Minnehaha Park on May 17. … Full Article

Proposal seeks to dim NYC skyline at night to save energy

Bright lights, big city? Not so much, if a New York City council member gets his way. … Full Article

World Science Festival returns to Brooklyn

The World Science Festival — which will include more than 50 events throughout New York City during its five days — is set to return to Brooklyn from May 27 to 31. The annual festival brings the city into direct contact with the world’s leading scientists, thinkers and artists. … Full Article

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