New York City is increasingly a 24-hour city — but the city’s subway system is leaving its off-peak customers waiting on the platform. … Full Article

Saturday July 15, Our World in Pictures

CALIFORNIA – Small Plane Crash: The pilot of a single-engine plane was killed shortly after taking off from a runway at the San Gabriel Valley Airport in El Monte, Calif., Friday. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.  … Full Article

Friday July 14, Our World in Pictures

CHINA — Lawmakers Protest: Pro-democracy leaders of the Legislative Council Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Leung Kwok-hung and Lau Siu-lai protest outside the High Court in Hong Kong on Friday. … Full Article

Benson Park renovation opens, $1.5 million project celebrated

On Thursday, Councilmember Vincent Gentile joined the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to open the newly renovated basketball courts at Benson Playground, located at Bath Avenue between Bay 22nd and 23rd streets. … Full Article

Community Board 10 wants tighter control over Dyker Christmas lights

For most, July is way too early to start thinking about Christmas. But not for Dyker Heights officials and civic leaders, who are planning ahead to ensure that the holiday lights display that attracts thousands of tourists to the neighborhood doesn’t get out of hand this year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 14: Boyfriend Charged In Red Hook's Headless Torso Case

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 75°, Night 70°, dark ‘n stormy. … Full Article

Thursday July 13, Our World in Pictures

SPAIN — Bull Charges: Revelers run next to Nunez del Cuvillo's fighting bulls during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona on Thursday. … Full Article

Community Board Six hears details of homeless plan

The de Blasio Administration is changing its approach to dealing with the homeless situation in New York City to place families in housing in their neighborhood rather than ship them out to sites around the five boroughs, officials recently told members of Community Board Six. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 13: Welcome to the Summer of Hell, Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 94°, Night 71°, mostly sunny with chance showers. … Full Article

Wednesday July 12, Our World in Pictures

INDIA — Taking Cover: A man tries to protect his child from the pelting rain by covering him with his shirt as he pushes a handcart in Jammu on Wednesday. … Full Article

‘Summer of Hell’ hits Brooklyn transit system

On Wednesday, L train riders, elected officials and transit advocates held a rally to push the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and MTA to ensure riders that they’ll have a dedicated bus network to replace the L train during the shutdown. … Full Article


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