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Red, orange and yellow banners are flying from hundreds of New York City Fire Department firehouses across the city to invite the public to help celebrate FDNY’s 150 years of service. … Full Article

Two Trees announces DUMBO Cultural Space Subsidy Program

Two Trees Management Co. on Monday announced the launch of the Cultural Space Subsidy Program, a new program to open below-market space in DUMBO to a wide group of arts and culture tenants. … Full Article

Bay Ridge residents want ‘Step Street’ repaired

Ridge Boulevard rests on a hill in Bay Ridge that is so steep, stairs were built instead of roadways to allow people to navigate their way from the boulevard to the next street over, Colonial Road. … Full Article

Brooklyn a hit as a baby name, except in NY state

Maybe it's the ultimate sign that New York City's up-and-coming borough has finally arrived. Brooklyn is now one of the nation's most popular baby names. … Full Article

De Blasio makes history as Grand Marshal of Brooklyn’s Pride Parade

Mayor de Blasio made history over the weekend when he led Brooklyn’s Twilight Pride Parade as one of the four grand marshals, making him the first New York City mayor to lead an LGBT pride event. … Full Article

Tony Danza joins the board of the NYC Police Athletic League

The iconic Brooklyn born actor Tony Danza will be joining the board of New York City’s Police Athletic League and focusing his efforts on strengthening the relationship between the city’s youth and police department.    … Full Article

City to rule on NY Methodist expansion Tuesday

The Board of Standards and Appeals is expected to rule on Tuesday on New York Methodist Hospital’s zoning variance application for a planned expansion in Park Slope.  … Full Article

Gun control group marches across Brooklyn Bridge

Some carried photos of loved ones cut down by a bullet. Others held signs imploring Congress to act. And nearly all shouted out "Not one more," a tear-stained rallying cry embraced by those who believe the U.S. needs tougher gun control laws. … Full Article

Clarke says military style rules are hair-raising

If a person is patriotic enough to want to serve in the U.S. military, does it matter how their hair looks? U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke says it shouldn’t be a factor. … Full Article

Lawmakers bring drug fight to playground

Playgrounds have become a new front in the war on drugs. … Full Article

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