9/11 anniversary being marked with somber tributes

As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. … Full Article

Marcy Plaza, Fulton Street milestone in Bed-Stuy restoration, is celebrated

A Brooklyn community development group launched by Bobby Kennedy and Jacob Javits keeps bringing positive change to Bed-Stuy, with seemingly small stuff like new street benches serving as springboards for bigger revitalization. … Full Article

Gentile inspects eco dock at 69th St. pier

Bay Ridge
Southern Brooklyn’s first eco dock is finally in place at the 69th Street pier in Bay Ridge and kayakers will be able to start pursuing their water sport at the end of this month, according to Councilman Vincent Gentile, who came to the pier Tuesday morning Borough Parks Commissioner Kevin  … Full Article

9/11 ceremony will be a quiet 'last' for Mayor Bloomberg

When this year's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony unfolds at ground zero, the mayor who has helped orchestrate the observances from their start will be watching for his last time in office. And saying nothing. … Full Article

Grimm changes his position on Syria strike

Bay Ridge
As congress debates whether or not to take military action against Syria, President Barack Obama learned on Thursday that he can’t count on US Rep. Michael Grimm’s vote. … Full Article

Dozens injured in car-bus crash at Interfaith

Officials say dozens of people were injured when a car being chased by police went through a stop sign and collided with an MTA bus in Brooklyn. It happened just after 4:30 p.m. Monday near Herkimer Street and Albany Avenue. … Full Article

Problems with voting machines reported at some primary sites

The Board of Elections says it's experiencing problems at some polling sites around New York City. One New Yorker says voters were being handed paper ballots at an East Village polling place because of what they were told was a computer glitch. … Full Article

More arrests in Brooklyn massage parlor sex trafficking ring

Brooklyn Boro
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes announced Monday the conclusion of the second phase of an ongoing investigation into prostitution and sex trafficking rings being run out of local “spas.”   … Full Article

Council candidate threatens lawsuit over Greenpoint high-rises

How high is too high? When it comes to residential construction in Brooklyn, the answer depends on where the apartment house in being built. … Full Article

Nelson Mandela to be honored at the 2013 Toast of Brooklyn Wine and Food Festival

Nelson Mandela will honored at the “2013 Toast of Brooklyn -- Wine and Food Festival” VIP Reception that will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13 and at the festival itself on Saturday, Sept. 14.  … Full Article


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