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Brooklyn baby shower for domestic violence victims generates hundreds of gifts

The 68th Precinct station house resembled Babies “R” Us on Saturday with hundreds of blankets, diapers, bottles, booties, onesies, toys and stuffed animals filling up the first floor muster room. … Full Article

Monday April 4, Our World In Pictures

LAS VEGAS — Famous Duo Performs: Dolly Parton, left, and Katy Perry perform “Coat of Many Colors” at the 51st annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday. … Full Article

‘Gridlock’ Sam explains Move NY to the Eagle, says it’s a ‘big win’ for Brooklyn

Traffic and transit buff “Gridlock” Sam Schwartz told the Brooklyn Eagle on Wednesday that the Move NY Fair Plan will help Brooklyn immensely, namely by creating jobs for Brooklynites and by reducing traffic on local streets and on the East River bridges. … Full Article

Know Your Cycle Rights: Bike law basics

The Brooklyn Activist Committee held its well-attended meeting Thursday night at the YWCA on Third Avenue. … Full Article

Friday April 1, Our World In Pictures

PARIS — Reform Is Fought Ferociously: Demonstrators face riot police officers during a protest on Thursday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge to host baby shower benefitting domestic violence victims

In an event organizers are calling the “Mother of All Baby Showers,” 100 of Bay Ridge’s local female leaders will gather at the 68th Precinct on Saturday to lend a helping hand to victims of domestic violence by donating blankets, bottles, bibs, stuffed animals and other items that new moth … Full Article

Philadelphia officially apologizes to Jackie Robinson

Philadelphia is officially apologizing to Jackie Robinson for the shameful way he was treated in the City of Brotherly Love. … Full Article

Thursday March 31, Our World In Pictures

FRANCE — Citizens Protest Work Reforms: Demonstrators climb on the fountain in Place Castellane during a nationwide day of protest in Marseille on Thursday. … Full Article

Cobble Hill still awaiting answers from Fortis, NYU about LICH plans

Despite several meetings with NYU Langone Medical Center and City Hall, community groups in Cobble Hill and Brooklyn Heights say that they are still awaiting answers about Fortis Property Group’s plans for a new medical facility on the site of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH). … Full Article

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