The city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) is backing a plan that would temporarily replace the famous Brooklyn Heights Promenade with a six-lane highway during the reconstruction of the Brookly … Full Article

Thursday February 8, Our World in Pictures

PHILIPPINES — Pilots Perform for Festival: British female members of the Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers perform aerobatic stunts for the first time in the country during the four-day 22nd International Hot Air Balloon festival in Clark on Thursday. … Full Article

Booming Brooklyn suffers busted bus system, wasting money

Officials and transit advocates on Thursday issued a stinging indictment of the city’s outdated and failing bus service, calling it a system in crisis. And booming Brooklyn has some of the worst bus service in the city, they said, with riders opting out in droves. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s all-night love affair with philosophy at Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) Night of Philosophy and Ideas — an all-night marathon of philosophical debate, performances, screenings and music — drew more than 7,000 people to the Central Library at Grand Army Plaza on Jan. 27.   … Full Article

Dog Gone! Why did the city kick out the digital dog houses?

It’s a winter morning and you and your furry friend are en route to grab a cup of coffee. The issue at hand: when it’s time for you to run inside to order your Americano— there’s also a long line — your dog is stuck outside waiting for you in 25-degree weather. And if it were summer? … Full Article

Brooklyn student wins 4-H Council’s highest honor

A college student from Brooklyn has won national recognition for her work in the community. Kyra-Lee Harry, a freshman at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, has been named the winner of the National 4-H Council’s Youth in Action Citizenship Pillar Award for 2018. … Full Article

Marcy Library reopens after renovation

Book lovers in Bedford-Stuyvesant have their library back. After a major renovation project, the Marcy Library recently reopened to great fanfare on a day that included a ceremony enjoyed by Brooklyn Public Library officials, local lawmakers and a group of young school children.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today February 7: Downtown Brooklyn Tower Will Have Highest Pool in Western Hemisphere

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 42°, Night 29°, Wintry Mix then Rain … Full Article

Wednesday February 7, Our World in Pictures

SPACEX – Tesla in Space: This image from video provided by SpaceX shows the company's spacesuit in Elon Musk's red Tesla sports car which was launched into space during the first test flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday. … Full Article

Swimming in the Stars: Downtown Brooklyn tower will have highest pool in Western Hemisphere

Brooklyn may soon be losing its pop-up pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park, but the borough is gaining another place to swim.   … Full Article


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