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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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Monday October 2, Our World in Pictures

ISRAEL — Country Celebrates Yom Kippur: A dog sits on a sofa that has been placed on a car-free street during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur in Ramat Gan on Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 2: Kosciuszko Bridge Demolished in Big Bang

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 74°, Night 55°, Sunny
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VIDEO: Kosciuszko Bridge demolished in big bang

The original 78-year-old span of the Kosciuszko Bridge felled Sunday morning, sending a loud bang and grey smoke into the air as spectators cheered and photographed the controlled implosion. … Full Article

Friday September 29, Our World in Pictures

PUERTO RICO — Neighbors Share Water: People affected by Hurricane Maria bathe in water piped from a creek in the mountains in Naranjito on Thursday. … Full Article

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