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As a crowd on Joralemon Street applauded, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams climbed a ladder on Friday to attach the final segment of a massive rainbow banner which wraps completely around Boro … Full Article

Brooklyn scammer with tales of psychics and aliens slammed by Iowa AG

A Brooklyn man engaged in a diabolical mail order-scheme was ordered to stop conning trusting Iowa residents and to pay tens of thousands of dollars in fines and penalties. … Full Article

Brooklyn Daily Eagle helps Aussie bring family tree to life

All Megan Scannell wanted to do was to put together a lovely scrapbook of pictures and stories to present to her Aunt Agnes for her 100th birthday. But she wound up doing so much more than that. … Full Article

Monday June 29, Our World In Pictures

NEW DELHI — Protestors Lead Chants: Supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man's Party, shout slogans during a protest against Bharatiya Janata Party leaders Smriti Irani and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, on Monday. … Full Article

NYC bill would require some bathrooms to be gender-neutral

Aiming to curb gender bias and harassment in New York City, officials are readying a plan that would require businesses to convert some restrooms to gender-neutral facilities. … Full Article

Love Wins: New York reactions to same-sex marriage ruling overwhelmingly positive

The United States Supreme Court ruled on Friday that a ban on marriage equality for same-sex couples was unconstitutional, opening the door for LGBTQ marriages across all 50 states. … Full Article

Supreme Court’s Obamacare ruling unlikely to end debate

As the country continued to digest the monumental U.S. Supreme Court ruling that preserved the Affordable Care Act (ACA), reaction from various lawmakers, political parties and stakeholders poured in. … Full Article

ESD leaves door open to new environmental review of Pier 6 development

Directors of the Empire State Development Corp. (ESD) left the door open to consideration of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Pier 6 development planned in Brooklyn Bridge Park, at an ESD directors meeting in Manhattan on Thursday. … Full Article

The Hope Program celebrates its 30th Anniversary Graduation

On Tuesday The HOPE Program was joined by hundreds of HOPE students, graduates and community members for its 30th Anniversary Graduation Ceremony.  Steven Banks, commissioner of the New York City Human Resou … Full Article

Thursday June 25, Our World In Pictures

MANHATTAN — Misty Copeland Performs Her NYC Debut: In this photo provided by American Ballet Theater, Misty Copeland and James Whiteside appear in "Swan Lake" at the Metropolitan Opera House on Wednesday. … Full Article

Green-Wood Cemetery awarded Level II Accreditation

The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum have announced that Green-Wood Cemetery has been awarded a Level II Accreditation. … Full Article

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