The MTA will soon be launching a discounted transit pass called the Atlantic Ticket, which will take riders to Atlantic Terminal from East New York and Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, and seven statio … Full Article

Friday August 18, Our World in Pictures

INDIA — Kite-Flying Endangers Birds: Locals fly kites on rooftops during Independence Day celebrations in the old quarters of New Delhi on Thursday. The annual tradition of flying kites over the capital takes a painful toll on birds that fall victim to their razor-sharp strings. … Full Article

After Charlottesville, pols say dig deeper into Gowanus’ possible slave graveyard

Sen. Jesse Hamilton, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other elected officials gathered on Thursday to call for an independent archaeological and architectural investigation at an empty lot in Gowanus that may be a former slave burial ground. … Full Article

March of Dimes gets support from Bay Ridge pharmacy

Bridge Pharmacy in Bay Ridge received a certificate on Thursday thanking it for helping to raise money for the March of Dimes. John Quaglione, co-chairman of the Brooklyn Committee of the March of Dimes, presented the award. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 18: Nadler Wants To Censure President Trump

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 80°, Night 75°, Heavy Rain.
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Thursday August 17, Our World in Pictures

INDONESIAN — Citizens Celebrate Independence: Participants assist each other in greased-pole climbing competition held as a part of Independence Day celebrations at Ancol Beach in Jakarta on Thursday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 17: Plaques Honoring Robert E. Lee Removed From Fort Hamilton Church

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 82°, Night 72°, Sunny.
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Wednesday August 16, Our World in Pictures

VENEZUELA — Govt. Supporters Denounce Trump: Government supporters perform a parody involving a Venezuelan militant up against Uncle Sam, a personification of the U.S government, during an anti-imperialist march to denounce U.S. … Full Article

A Greener Gowanus: Lander and leaders celebrate groundbreaking at St. Mary's Park

Gowanus is known for its notoriously polluted green canal, but the neighborhood may soon be recognized for being viridescent in a more positive way. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 16: Inside Brooklyn's 'Sex House'

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 91°, Night 71°, Sunny.
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Tuesday August 15, Our World in Pictures

KASHMIR — Independence Day Becomes Controversial: A member of the daredevil team of Jammu and Kashmir Police displays skills during an Independence Day parade in Srinagar on Tuesday. … Full Article


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