The odds of dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Joaquin scoring a direct hit on New York are now very low as forecasts have the hurricane passing well off the eastern coast. … Full Article

Report: Arts and culture bring $310 million to Downtown Brooklyn, Cultural District

An economic report released on Thursday by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) finds that cultural institutions in the Brooklyn Cultural District and greater Downtown Brooklyn generated nearly $310 million in economic activity in the borough last year. … Full Article

VIDEO: Highlights from the Brooklyn Heights Press 75th Anniversary Bash

The Brooklyn Heights Press celebrated 75 years at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Nov. 5 and we were there to celebrate the people that make the news day in and day out.  … Full Article

Bush Terminal Piers Park opens

Brooklyn has a brand new waterfront park. City officials and Sunset Park residents came together Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of Bush Terminal Piers Park, a 23-acre recreation area located on the waterfront behind Bush Terminal. … Full Article

Thursday Nov. 14: Our World In Pictures

GERMANY — “Hen” Dances During Audiovisual Performance: U.S. … Full Article

Bay Ridge to throw birthday bash for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

A group fighting to convince the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to install a bike-pedestrian path on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will take time out from the battle to host a party in Bay Ridge to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the bridge’s opening. … Full Article

VIDEO: How the Brooklyn Heights Promenade was born

Henrik Krogius has worn many hats in his time: Award winning photographer, NBC producer, Brooklyn Heights editor and of course a long time resident of the Heights. … Full Article

DOT reverses traffic direction on Bay Ridge street

Motorists who normally drive down 89th Street in Bay Ridge from Fifth Avenue to Fourth Avenue on Wednesday morning were greeted with a surprise: they could no longer proceed along their favorite route. … Full Article

Every city with hipsters wants to be a Brooklyn

For more than a century, cities around the world have compared themselves to Paris. Many claim to be the Paris of the East: Bucharest, Prague, Istanbul, Beirut and Shanghai to name a few. … Full Article

Wednesday Nov. 12: Our World In Pictures

CUBA — Dancer Practices at Havana Ballet House for Festival: In this Oct. 29 photo, Cuban dancer Javier Torres practices at the National Cuban Ballet dance house in Havana, Cuba. … Full Article

Vets march with battle-scarred Brooklyn flag in NYC Veterans Day Parade

A group of Brooklyn vets marched in the America’s Parade -- the largest Veterans Day Parade in the country -- proudly carrying a scorched and battered flag of the borough of Brooklyn.  … Full Article


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