Midwood residents fear the last remnant of an historical film era may soon be demolished.
“The legendary Vitagraph smokestack is in danger of being torn down!” said Ellen Levitt, a lifelong Brooklynite and Midwood resident since 1971. … Full Article
SPAIN — Human Tower Competition Continues for 25th Year: Members of the Castellers Joves Xiquets de Valls try to complete their human tower during the 25th Human Tower Competition in Tarragona, Spain, on Sunday. … Full Article
U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday announced $3,410,944 in federal funding for New York City. The funding was allocated through two U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs. … Full Article
SWITZERLAND — Climber Ventures to the top of Gamsberg: A climber walks on the ridge beneath the eastern peak of the Gamsberg (2385 meters above sea level) near Grabs, Switzerland, on Friday. … Full Article
Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov and Bruce Ratner discussed selling a portion of the Nets basketball franchise and the Barclays Center arena to Guggenheim Sports and Entertainment Assets, owners of baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, … Full Article