With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday expanded the DUMBO Business Improvement District (BID) to include the former Jehovah's Witnesses' buildings in DUMBO along Prospect and S … Full Article

Tuesday Nov. 17, Our World In Pictures

MANHATTAN — City Pays Tribute to Victims: Neeley, 8, of Virginia, sits on her father's shoulders during a moment of silence that was part of a tribute and ceremony remembering victims of this weekend's Paris terrorist attacks at the 9/11 Memorial and Survivor Tree, ri … Full Article

Brooklynites come together for Paris

Brooklyn stood with France Sunday night as hundreds gathered with candles in Carroll Gardens for an interfaith vigil to honor the victims of the Paris terror attacks. … Full Article

Monday Nov. 16, Our World In Pictures

INDIA — Muslims Condemn Islamic State: Muslims carry an effigy of the Islamic State group and shout slogans condemning Friday’s attacks in Paris and expressing solidarity with France during a protest in Mumbai on Monday. … Full Article

NYPD deploying extra security around New York City after terrorist attacks in Paris

The NYPD is deploying extra security around New York City after terrorist attacks in Paris that have left as many as 120 dead. The department issued a statement Friday evening noting that the NYPD is "in close touch" with their French police counterparts, as well as the FBI. … Full Article

NYC Council considers bills banning tourist helicopters

In a City Council hearing lasting for hours on Thursday, Brooklyn and Manhattan officials and residents expressed anger and despair over incessant helicopter noise and pollution. … Full Article

Tis the season for toy drives

As Brooklyn residents were busy making Thanksgiving plans, two groups made up of car aficionados and horse lovers are thinking ahead to Christmas. … Full Article

Friday Nov. 13, Our World In Pictures

KATHMANDU — Cow Worshipped in Street: A boy walks his cow after offering it to devotees for worship during Tihar festival celebrations on Wednesday. Cows are considered sacred to Hindus and devotees offer money to the boy after they worship the cow. … Full Article
Just A Common Soldier

Brooklyn actor pays tribute on Veterans Day with "Just a Common Soldier"

The rain couldn't scare these veterans away as Brooklyn-born actor Tony Lo Bianco and the Times Square Advertising Coalition hosted an event in Times Square on Tuesday morning, in honor of Veterans Day, to pay tribute to the 21 million living veterans who served in the military. … Full Article

Stringer: Many in areas of Brooklyn and Queens lack health insurance

In some New York City neighborhoods, almost a quarter of residents lack health insurance. … Full Article

The true origin of the Pickleback

No cocktail raises more eyebrows and yields more skepticism than the pickleback. … Full Article


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