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Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) on Tuesday announced plans for a joint venture of RAL Development Services (RAL) and Oliver’s Realty Group to develop two residential buildings at the Pier 6 upland … Full Article

Commodore Barry Club visits USS Barry

On Saturday, May 23, the Brooklyn-based Commodore Barry Club visited the USS Barry, a naval destroyer at its homeport, the Sullivan Piers, Stapleton, Staten Island. … Full Article

Prospect Park Alliance launches 7-day crowdfunding challenge

A challenge has been issued by two of Prospect Park’s biggest fans, Lorraine and Gordon DiPaolo. If the Prospect Park Alliance receives 1,000 donations of any size by June 2, they will unlock a generous gift of $50,000. … Full Article

May 28, Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Jet Team Flies Past World Trade Center: The Breitling Jet Team flies in formation over the new Freedom Tower at the World Trade Center in New York City. … Full Article

Promenade Gardens partially displaced for WiFi equipment

The dedicated Promenade Gardeners may need a little help from their friends. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park and Pier 6 opponents settle lawsuit; Park plan to be revised

Brooklyn Bridge Park and a neighborhood advocacy group fighting two high-rise towers planned for Pier 6, near the park’s Atlantic Avenue entrance, have agreed to settle a lawsuit by going through a process that would allow modifications to the par … Full Article

Un-‘fare’! Stringer says NYC overpays for MTA

An analysis released by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer says the city’s taxpayers are laying out more than their fair share for Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) services. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society unveils exhibit on borough’s sewer system

On June 9, the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) at 128 Pierrepont St. in Brooklyn Heights plans to open an exhibition that explores one of Brooklyn’s oldest and most extensive infrastructure projects: its sewer system. … Full Article

Wednesday May 27, Our World In Pictures

BUENOS AIRES — Leader Waves to Supporters: Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez smiles to supporters during the celebration of the May 25 holiday at Plaza de Mayo on Monday. … Full Article

Push to reopen War Memorial kicks off during Memorial Day celebration

Within Cadman Plaza Park is the Brooklyn War Memorial, a granite and limestone tribute to the more than 300,000 brave men and women from the borough who served in World War II. … Full Article

Montague Street anchor away, but maybe not for long

If you walked on Montague Street between Hicks Street and Montague Terrace/Pierrepont Place on Saturday, you may have noticed that the large iron anchor, a fixture in front of 76 Montague St. since 1981, is gone.  … Full Article

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