Montague Street Tunnel reopens Monday

R train riders who have to switch trains to get from Brooklyn to Manhattan because of the closure of the Montague Street Tunnel are getting full service back sooner than expected.  … Full Article

Wednesday, Sept. 10: Our World In Pictures

THE LONG WAR — REMEMBERING 9/11: In this Sept. 11, 2001, photo, people walk over New York's Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan to Brooklyn following the collapse of both World Trade Center towers. … Full Article

Bouncy Squibb Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park to remain closed for several weeks

Popular, bouncy Squibb Park Bridge, zig-zagging downward from Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park, will be out of commission for up to three more weeks, park officials told the Brooklyn Eagle on Tuesday. … Full Article

9/11 Remembered: Brooklyn girl honors Dad with WWE Career

As America approaches the unhappiest of anniversaries on Thursday, Sept. 11, the pain felt by so many from the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center in 2001 remains extremely fresh to former Brooklyn resident Thea Trinidad.  … Full Article

Bloomberg offers digital funding for Brooklyn Museum

Bloomberg Philanthropies says it's expanding its funding for cultural institutions' digital projects to help increase visitors' access to their resources.
The nonprofit says it is committing $17 million to six museums.
 … Full Article

Tuesday, Sept. 9, Our World In Pictures

FLOODING IN PAKISTAN: An Indian tourist cries as she is airlifted into a chopper in Srinagar, India, Tuesday. … Full Article

Monday, Sept. 8, Our World In Pictures

Former Presidents Bill Clinton, left, and George W. Bush, laugh while participating in the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program Launch on Monday at The Newseum in Washington. … Full Article

Our World In Pictures: Fire breathing in Colombia

A young fire breather marches in a parade as part of the XXII National Andina Dance Competition's opening ceremony in Nemocon, Colombia, Saturday. Forty dance groups from different parts of Colombia arrived in Nemocon, just north of Bogota, to take part.  … Full Article

Seriously, Brooklyn, do you have a Go Bag?

Military personnel have them in their airplanes. Spies have them under the floorboards. And the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) wants you to have one, too. … Full Article


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