Thursday July 30, Our World In Pictures

MINNESOTA — Protestors Condemn Lion Killing: Kristen Hall leads a group of protestors gathered in front of Dr. Walter Palmer's dental practice on Wednesday in Bloomington. … Full Article

Nostalgic look at landmark bar sounds alarm

"This could be the next South Street Seaport."  That is the way Stuart Venner, owner of 71 Atlantic Ave., referred to the potential development happening around his building, as quoted in a recent New York Times article. … Full Article

New York’s buffest grace FDNY calendar

These boys were on fire! On Wednesday, the 13 brawny hunks who posed for the official FDNY 2016 Calendar of Heroes autographed copies for swooning fans at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square. … Full Article

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to be careful during heat wave

Mayor Bill de Blasio is warning New Yorkers to take precautions during the heat wave that has gripped the nation's largest city. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park: 'Let's get facts straight on Pier 6'

On Thursday, the Empire State Development Corporation will hold a hearing on proposed changes to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s General Project Plan (GPP). The park operates under a mandate that requires development sites to pay for its maintenance. … Full Article

Hearing on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 towers on Thursday

A public hearing on the proposed 31- and 15-story residential towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be held this Thursday, July 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen Street. … Full Article

Save the View Now advocates head back to court over Pierhouse height

A preservationist group fighting to preserve the view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is headed back to court with what it says is new evidence revealing Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. … Full Article

Tuesday July 28, Our World In Pictures

HONG KONG — Panda Breaks World Record: Giant panda Jia Jia walks toward her cake made with ice and vegetables at Ocean Park, as she celebrates her 37th birthday on Tuesday. … Full Article

Biden, Cuomo announce new LaGuardia Airport

 A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub … Full Article

De Blasio, officials tout success of New York’s municipal ID cards

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials on Monday touted the success of New York City’s municipal ID card. While IDNYC is aimed at immigrants without valid IDs and the homeless, the program is open to all New Yorkers. … Full Article


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