The insanely popular Pop-Up Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be dismantled after this summer’s season, and the pressure is building to get a substitute in place before the dog days of 2019. … Full Article

Wednesday July 5, Our World in Pictures

CANADA — Rainbow Fills Sky: Two men fish under a rainbow in Portsmouth Harbour in Ontario on Monday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 5: "Which Brooklyn Neighborhood Has the Most Native New Yorkers?"

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 84°, Night 66°, sunny … Full Article

Joey Chestnut wins record 10th Nathan's hot dog eating contest

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut continues his reign as the chowing champion at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in New York. … Full Article

Tuesday July 4, Our World in Pictures

WASHINGTON – Train Derailment: Emergency crews respond to the scene of a train derailment near Chambers Bay on Sunday in Tacoma, Wash. … Full Article

Monday July 3, Our World in Pictures

IRAQ – Iraqi Girl Flees: An Iraqi girl flees through a destroyed street as Iraqi Special Forces continue their advance against Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday.  … Full Article

Sunday July 2, Our World in Pictures

CHINA – Anniversary Fireworks: People shelter from the rain as they watch fireworks set off to mark the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover to China in Hong Kong, Saturday.  … Full Article

Friday June 30, Our World in Pictures

SOUTH KOREA — Trade Union Workers Demonstrate: Members of the Korean Confederation of Trade Union toss their hats into the air during a rally against government's labor policy in Seoul on Friday. … Full Article

Saturday July 1, Our World in Pictures

BRAZIL – Clearing the Barricade: Military policemen clear a flaming barricade on an access highway to Brasilia, Brazil, Friday. Signs that read in Portuguese "General strike" are strewn on the road. … Full Article

Cheers as Pop-Up Pool reopens in Brooklyn Bridge Park for one more season

Summer returned to Brooklyn Bridge Park on Thursday with the reopening of the popular Pop-Up Pool, and dozens of kids and their parents showed their happiness by splashing, paddling and kicking their way across its cool, blue waters. … Full Article

Society of Old Brooklynites celebrates its 137th anniversary

The Society of Old Brooklynites (SOB) celebrated its 137th anniversary with a luncheon on Sunday, June 25 at the Bay Ridge Manor. But don’t let the acronym fool you — SOB is one of Brooklyn’s oldest and most revered organizations. … Full Article


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