Slowly but surely, the city is making progress in its fight against developers who illegally convert small homes into multi-unit dwellings in the Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights area, according to a  … Full Article

NYC Emergency Management honors Brooklyn volunteers who assisted in East Village building collapse response and recovery efforts

Last week, NYC Emergency Management joined Public Advocate Letitia James to honor volunteers who assisted the East Village community following the explosion and building collapse near Second Avenue and 7th Street on March 26. … Full Article

Judge extends TRO on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse project

To the disappointment of developers, a Brooklyn judge on Monday extended a partial Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on the Pierhouse development at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Tuesday May 19, Our World In Pictures

LONDON — Woman Wears Floral Hat at Flower Show: Katherine Warwick Adkins wears a floral hat and dress made by floral stylists Okishima & Simmonds at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday. The Chelsea Flower Show will take place from May 19 to 23. … Full Article

Carroll Gardens Association to honor local leaders at 44th anniversary celebration

The Carroll Gardens Association, Inc. (CGA) will host its 44th anniversary celebration on May 28 at Marco Polo Ristorante at 345 Court St. … Full Article

Monday May 18, Our World In Pictures

MINNEAPOLIS — Man Warms Up Participants at AIDS Walk: Doug Melroe, wearing a Keith Haring-inspired suit made by his partner, helps walkers get warmed up at the start of the MN AIDS Walk 2015, held at Minnehaha Park on May 17. … Full Article

Proposal seeks to dim NYC skyline at night to save energy

Bright lights, big city? Not so much, if a New York City council member gets his way. … Full Article

World Science Festival returns to Brooklyn

The World Science Festival — which will include more than 50 events throughout New York City during its five days — is set to return to Brooklyn from May 27 to 31. The annual festival brings the city into direct contact with the world’s leading scientists, thinkers and artists. … Full Article

Sunset resident cleans park, one piece of glass at a time

If Jeff Walker Wilcox had to come up with a slogan for Sunset Park, it might be: No glass in the grass! … Full Article

Friday May 15, Our World In Pictures

FRANCE — Woody Allen Poses During Film Fest: Director Woody Allen poses for photographers during a photo call for the film Irrational Man, at the 68th international film festival in Cannes on Friday. … Full Article

City giving Sandy victims leg up in finding construction jobs

The city is stepping up its efforts to help Superstorm Sandy victims get back on their feet. … Full Article


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