The world’s most notorious drug kingpin and prison escape artist, “El Chapo” Guzman, won’t be tunneling his way out jail in New York City, law enforcement officials said at a press conference … Full Article

The Gowanus Canal Cleanup: An update

The cleanup of the notorious Gowanus Canal—referred to by some as arguably the dirtiest waterway in America — is on the verge of yet another delay. … Full Article

Three years later, Brooklyn remembers Superstorm Sandy

In addition to the substantial loss of life, material damage from Superstorm Sandy was also significant. More than 300,000 housing units were damaged or destroyed, and more than 2 million people were left without power, including 90 percent of utility customers on Long Island. … Full Article

Brooklyn preservation groups join coalition fighting powerful developers

It’s time to fight back against rich and politically powerful developers, says a new coalition formed to combat what they call “the violence that real estate developers have inflicted on our skyline, parks, public areas, and cityscape.” … Full Article

Cheering on the Mets, at Brooklyn Borough Hall

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams cheered on the Mets during Game 1 of the World Series with his fellow baseball fans at Borough Hall.  … Full Article

Bay Ridge salutes Pioneers of Third Avenue

All hail the pioneers! Ten of Bay Ridge’s most dedicated business owners and civic do-gooders were given public recognition for their efforts to make the community a better place to live and work at a special dinner hosted by one of Brooklyn’s leading merchants’ organizations. … Full Article

Guarinello marks 45 years at HeartShare

In an era when employees can expect to work for several different companies throughout their lifetimes, Bill Guarinello stands out. Guarinello is marking his 45th year working for one employer — HeartShare Human Services of New York. … Full Article

Tuesday Oct. 27, Our World In Pictures

AFGHANISTAN — Funeral Proceeds on Mountain Side: Villagers carry coffins during a funeral ceremony after an earthquake in Chawkay district of Kunar Province east of Kabul on Tuesday. … Full Article

Somber NYPD officers, grieving protesters at Brooklyn anti-police brutality rally

There were more cops than protesters at Thursday’s anti-police violence rally and march in Downtown Brooklyn, and some participants pointed to the disparity as illustrating a larger societal problem. … Full Article

New parkland opens at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) opened 3.5 acres of parkland on Saturday to complete the landscape of Pier 6. … Full Article

Slain NYPD officer's fiancée hopes to launch foundation in his name

Slain Officer Randolph Holder's fiancée says she hopes to launch a foundation in his name. Mary Muhammad told WCBS-TV that the foundation would raise money to send unused police equipment to the police department in Holder's home country of Guyana. … Full Article


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