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Friday December 1, Our World in Pictures

NETHERLANDS – Whole Hole: A boat passes through "Whole Hole,” an art work by artists Paul Vendel and Sandra de Wolf which is part of the sixth edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday. … Full Article

City Council vote approves volatile Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment in Brooklyn

Spectators screaming "Kill the Deal!" "Laurie lied!" and "The city is not for sale!" were led from the City Council chambers on Thursday after disrupting the full Council vote on the Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment proposal and shaking the key Councilmember backing the plan, Laurie Cumbo. … Full Article

‘Forgotten’ NYPD officers hailed as heroes

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James O’Neill and members of NYPD from throughout the five boroughs gathered on Wednesday, Nov. 29, for a ceremony that was held at Police Headquarters to honor 18 hero cops who never received the recognition they deserved. … Full Article

Touring innovative classroom farm with students, BP Adams unveils plans for state-of-the-art school greenhouse

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams unveiled more than $7 million in his capital budget investment for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) to add schools to his “Growing Brooklyn’s Future” initiative, which has brought cutting-edge technology to cultivate urban farming education in classrooms a … Full Article

Brooklyn Today November 30: New York's Most Dangerous Intersection Is in Downtown Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 48°, Night 44°, Mostly Sunny … Full Article

Wednesday November 29, Our World in Pictures

SPAIN — Taxi Drivers Rally Against Ride-Hailing Companies: A man holds up a smoke bomb as he marches with others during a protest by Spanish taxi drivers in Madrid on Wednesday. … Full Article

Tuesday November 28, Our World in Pictures

CALIFORNIA — Fire Department Rescues Horse: A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter carries a horse to Bowen Ranch in rural Apple Valley on Monday. San Bernardino County firefighters, with assistance from the LAFD helicopter, rescued the horse from Deep Creek. … Full Article

Legal Aid Society to file lawsuit against Bedford-Union Armory plan

After more than a year of outcry and a week after the project was renegotiated, the New York City Council is scheduled to vote on Thursday on the controversial plan for developing the Bedford-Union Armory project in Crown Heights. … Full Article

It's Official! Mayor de Blasio signs legislation to repeal racist Cabaret Law

Many notable names have graced the stage at Brooklyn's newest nightclub Elsewhere. From Tove Lo to Detroit techno legends Stacey Pullen and Juan Atkins, thousands have swarmed to the three-week-old East Williamsburg hotspot. … Full Article

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