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Reporters and community members got to preview local edible delights on Tuesday as Borough President Eric Adams launched the 2017 edition of Dine In Brooklyn at Borough Hall. … Full Article

Bay Ridge board rejects affordable housing re-zoning plan

Joining a growing chorus of Brooklyn community boards that are not singing the praises of Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan, Community Board 10 voted to reject a key element of the mayor’s ambitious proposal. … Full Article

Obama honors Brooklyn natives Chisholm, Streisand, more

President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl." … Full Article

Public Advocate report shows Brooklyn landlords among the worst in NYC

The city’s annual Worst Landlords Watchlist is out, and Brooklyn is well represented on this annual walk of shame compiled by the Public Advocate’s Office. … Full Article

Wednesday Nov. 25, Our World In Pictures

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Streisand Receives Honor: President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Barbra Streisand during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares to deliver Thanksgiving meals to shut-ins

If you know someone, a friend or a neighbor perhaps, who will be all alone on Thanksgiving, contact the folks at Bay Ridge Cares. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society celebrates Brooklyn Heights as first designated landmark district

It was a world-class gathering of leaders in preservation. Monday night the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), serving Brooklyn for 150 years, hosted a bright, upbeat celebration of the 50th anniversary — to the exact day — of the city's designation of Brooklyn Heights as the first Landmark … Full Article

Pols demand city stop dredging at trash plant site

Councilmember Mark Treyger and Assemblymember William Colton, who have been leading a battle against the city over the construction of a waste transfer station on the Bensonhurst waterfront, charged that a dredging project connected with the facility is endangering the community. … Full Article

Tuesday Nov. 24, Our World In Pictures

BRUSSELS — City Takes Precaution: Police officers patrol the Grand Place on Tuesday. The lockdown has closed the capital’s subways and schools. … Full Article

NYC emergency responders go through active shooter drill

Hundreds of emergency responders simulated a subway terror attack on Sunday, days before one of the city's biggest public events: the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. … Full Article

Monday Nov. 23, Our World In Pictures

LOS ANGELES — J.LO Opens Awards with a Bang: Jennifer Lopez performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday. … Full Article

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