INDIA — Bank Scam Sparks Demonstrations: An activist of India's opposition Congress party's youth wing jumps from the roof of a police bus after being detained by policemen during  … Full Article

Tour of Navy Yard, old & new, ties together three 19th-century Brooklyn icons

Andrew Sichenze, a lawyer from Bay Ridge, has many fond memories of the first time he visited the Brooklyn Navy Yard as a fresh-faced 12-year-old boy back in 1944. … Full Article

Senator Kevin Parker hosts 10th annual prom dress giveaway

On Saturday, May 20, State Senator Kevin Parker offered his support to graduating high school students by hosting his 10th Annual Free Prom Dress Giveaway at the Samuel J. Tilden HS Campus in Brooklyn. With the support of sponsors such as Macy’s, Lydia Closet, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. … Full Article

Warden at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center speaks to Bay Ridge Colonial Club

Herman Quay, warden at the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, was the guest speaker of at the Colonial Club of Bay Ridge’s bimonthly meeting at Gino’s restaurant on Thursday. He was joined by Cindy Hugar, executive assistant at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC). … Full Article

Bay Ridge Greenmarket celebrates 10th anniversary

On Saturday, the Bay Ridge Grow NYC Greenmarket celebrated its 10th season grand opening with a fun day that included music, free raffles, prizes and a birthday cake. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 23: From Belgorod to Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 73°, Night 58°, partly sunny then slight chance rain … Full Article

Arab-American Marines from Cobble Hill nominated for NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

Between these three former Marines you’ll find roughly a dozen medals and an unwavering patriotism. … Full Article

Amid controversy, Bedford-Union Armory ULURP process kicks off in Brooklyn

New York City Planning Commission’s certification on Monday started the ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) approval process for the controversial Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment plan. … Full Article

Norwegian pride shines in Bay Ridge

The weather was perfect for the 65th Annual Norwegian Day Parade on Sunday with bright, sunny skies greeting the marchers and spectators for the big event. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 22: What a Jewish-based Music Class for Toddlers Tells Us About Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 64°, Night 58°, showers … Full Article


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