On Thursday, Russia’s Supreme Court banned the Jehovah’s Witnesses as an “extremist” group, ordering them to liquidate their national headquarters and local offices and turn over all of their prope … Full Article

Brooklyn Borough Board to delay Heights Library vote

Brooklyn’s Borough Board will not be voting as planned on Tuesday on the contentious issue of the sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library site to a developer. … Full Article

Friday Jan. 29, Our World In Pictures

CONEY ISLAND — Women Stroll on Boardwalk: Two young women enjoy a walk in the shade in front of the colorful walls of world-renowned Nathan’s Famous. … Full Article

NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off

After ocean waters poured into Lower Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy, experts began dreaming up a solution: A U-shaped barrier of earthen berms, walls and gates that would keep floods out and the nation's financial capital dry. … Full Article

Is 1 Pierrepont Plaza a smart move for Brooklyn Family Court?

Brooklyn’s Family Court is considering an expansion of its current offices at 350 and 330 Jay St. to 1 Pierrepont Plaza. The news of a possible expansion surfaced following Gov. … Full Article

How much will NYC’s Blizzard of 2016 cost to clean up?

While most of the city’s major streets and highways (if not intersections) have been plowed, as of Wednesday some neighborhoods – especially in Brooklyn and Queens -- were still digging out following last weekend’s record-setting blizzard. … Full Article

Wednesday Jan. 27, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Light Catches City: A stunning view of the borough’s skyline. BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK — Pooch Plays at Park: An adorable dog enjoys the sights of the city. … Full Article

Memorial Day Parade committee plans 2016 march

The Kings County Memorial Day Parade is one of the oldest, continuously run parades in the U.S., according to organizers who are busy making plans for the 2016 version. … Full Article

Community group claims Brooklyn Public Library understates capital funds

The Brooklyn Public Library has more money than it’s letting on, according to a new organization called Love Brooklyn Libraries (LBL). … Full Article

Behind the scenes of the Pineapple Walk vote in Brooklyn Heights

Was a co-op’s vote to reject development on a valuable slice of Brooklyn Heights an example of civic altruism or healthy self-interest? Maybe a bit of both, residents say. … Full Article


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