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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

New York tenants march across Brooklyn Bridge in support of rent control renewal

A crowd of residential tenants and elected officials rallied Thursday and marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to show their support for the laws governing the city's longstanding rent control rules. … Full Article

A roof grows in Brooklyn: Barclays Center to get grassy lid

A roof grows in Brooklyn. One of the nation's biggest green roofs on a sports arena is taking shape atop Brooklyn's Barclays Center, where cranes are hoisting tons of steel beams and decking that will provide the base for an urban prairie in the sky. … Full Article

NYC tenants to march across Brooklyn Bridge in support of rent control renewal

Large numbers of tenants in New York City are planning to march across the Brooklyn Bridge to show their support for the laws governing the city's longstanding rent control rules. … Full Article

Golden hosts informational fair for senior citizens

Senior citizens will be able to get answers to questions on everything from housing issues to Metrocard discounts at a special fair taking place in Bay Ridge on Thursday. … Full Article

Medgar Evers College dean from Brooklyn among those dead in Amtrak derailment

Derrick Griffith, dean of student affairs and enrollment management at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York, believed in education — for himself as well as others. … Full Article

Greenfield funds cleanup of Borough Park

A non-profit organization that gives jobs to homeless people to help get them back on their feet is teaming up with a Brooklyn councilmember to tidy up commercial streets in his district. … Full Article

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