NEW YORK – Harlem Apartment Fire: People wait in their apartments as firefighters battle a large fire on the top floors of an apartment building in New York City's Harlem neighborh … Full Article

Friday October 20, Our World in Pictures

GERMANY – Leaders Meet to Discuss Coalition: German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democratic Union party Angela Merkel and Horst Seehofer, chairman of the Christian Social Union party, right, address the media as they arrive for a meeting at a Reichstag buildi … Full Article

Group fighting to ‘Save the View’ of Brooklyn Bridge argues Pierhouse case in Appeals Court

A community group fighting to preserve the view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade presented their last, best arguments before the Appellate Court in Brooklyn on Friday. … Full Article

Thursday October 19, Our World in Pictures

MOROCCO — Troupe Performs: A troupe charges and fire their rifles loaded with gunpowder during a national competition for Tabourida, a traditional horse riding show also known as Fantasia, in El Jadida on Wednesday. … Full Article

De Blasio doles out crowd pleasers at Brooklyn Heights town hall

With Councilmember Stephen Levin at his side, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new investments in local parks, new schools, a doubling of the Boerum Hill Historic District and funds to reopen the Gowanus Houses Community Center, among other projects at Wednesday’s town hall held at St. … Full Article

Dyker Heights Civic Association to honor neighborhood heroes

The spirit of volunteerism will be the theme of the evening when one of Brooklyn’s oldest civic organizations holds its annual dinner next week. … Full Article

Sarsour returning home to receive Arab Association award

Linda Sarsour left her job as executive director of the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY) earlier this year to take on a larger role as a progressive activist on national issues, but she is returning to her roots next month for a special reason: She is coming back to accept an award f … Full Article

Bay Ridge Merchants of Third Ave. honors pioneers, civic leaders

The Merchants of Third Avenue held its 24th annual Pioneer Awards reception on Monday night at the Bay Ridge Manor at 476 76th St. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 19: Brooklyn Federal Judge Ready to Call Out Police Lies

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 73°, Night 55°, Sunny
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Wednesday October 18, Our World in Pictures

CANADA — Mural Celebrates World Sight Day: Andrew Clark plays basketball in the atrium of the Woodward's building on a mural that marks World Sight Day, which is recognized annually on Oct. 12, in Vancouver on Tuesday. … Full Article


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