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A fire Thursday night damaged the S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse, a vacant warehouse on the Gowanus Canal's shoreline that community activists say should be landmarked. … Full Article

Girls on wheels: Brooklyn motorcycle school empowers women

The ladies are shredding: The number of female motorcyclists has doubled since 2003, with women now accounting for 14 percent of all motorcycle owners, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 5: Heights lawyer fired from CBS for fiery comments

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 80°, Night 65°, Partly Sunny
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Wednesday October 4, Our World in Pictures

GERMANY — Oktoberfest Ends: In this Tuesday photo, waitresses celebrate after closing a tent on the last day of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich. … Full Article

After decade of neglect, Gowanus residents demand city reopen community center

After waiting for 10 years, Gowanus residents are demanding that the city fulfill its commitment to reopen the Gowanus Houses Community Center, once a hub for the arts, a community gathering place and an educational and vocational resource. … Full Article

Pulitzer Prize winners discuss reporting in the age of Trump at Brooklyn Historical Society

It’s not often that one gets to pick the brain of a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, let alone an editor who has overseen two projects that won the prestigious award. … Full Article

New legislation imposes health and safety regulations on hookah establishments

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, City Councilmember Vincent Gentile helped pass a bill that’s been seven years in the making. The new legislation imposes more stringent health and safety regulations that hookah establishments will have to adhere to. … Full Article

Community Board 10 to hold Dyker meeting on Christmas lights

Community Board 10 officials, eager to avoid a repeat of the traffic jams that clogged the streets of sleepy Dyker Heights during the Christmas season last year, will hold a meeting with the Dyker Heights Civic Association and local residents next month to discuss ways to mitigate traffic b … Full Article

Tuesday October 3, Our World in Pictures

PHILIPPINES — Demonstrators Rally for Vegetarianism: A clown looks at red balloons as he sits down during a demonstration in Manila on Tuesday. The group is urging people to stop eating animals and go vegetarian. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 3: Starved, Stranded Sailor Rescued Off Brooklyn Coast

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 72°, Night 57°, Sunny
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