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GERMANY – Leaders Meet to Discuss Coalition: German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democratic Union party Angela Merkel and Horst Seehofer, chairman of the Chris … Full Article

Thursday September 21, Our World in Pictures

SPAIN – Protester Covers Mouth: A demonstrator protests covering her mouth with a banner next to a Catalan police officer in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday. … Full Article

Annual ‘Funtasia’ fundraiser offers hope for rare bone disease

On Sunday, Sept. 17, attorney and former Brooklyn Republican Party Chairman Craig Eaton and his wife Susan hosted “Funtasia,” an annual event geared to raise money for their Multiple Hereditary Exostoses Syndrome (MHE) Research Foundation. … Full Article

Community Board 10 report offers snapshot of Dyker Heights

A planned residential-commercial development on the Dyker Heights-Sunset Park border that includes a hotel, a shopping mall and hundreds of housing units could have a significant impact on housing, transportation and jobs in surrounding communities, according to a report issued by the Zonin … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 20: Leaders Denounce Nooses On Brooklyn Trees

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 81°, Night 68°, Mostly Cloudy
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Tuesday September 19, Our World in Pictures

CZECH REPUBLIC — Zoo Protests Poaching: Rhino horns are burned at the zoo in Dvur Kralove on Tuesday. The zoo has burned its stockpiles of rhino horn worth more than $2 million on the black market in a protest against a controversial auction of rhino horn in South Africa. … Full Article

Yesss! Reprieve for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pop-Up Pool

Hooray! Kids will get to splish and splash for one more summer in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s popular Pop-Up Pool, the park announced on Monday. … Full Article

Local hotels join forces to boost borough tourism

There was a time when the major hotel chains competed for tourist dollars. But not so much anymore. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 19: Brooklyn Native Dino Angelo Luciano Reaches MasterChef Finale

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 73°, Night 68°, Showers Likely and Breezy
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Team from NYU Tandon wins $1M prize in Brooklyn BP’s Smart Gun Competition

Autonomous Ballistics, a team from New York University Tandon School of Engineering, took home the $1 million prize in a Smart Gun Design Competition funded by Borough President Eric Adams. And the winning team’s design is not a gun — but a smart holster. … Full Article

Double-edged sword of being a hip 'hood: Greenpoint 'old timers' are now moving out

Greenpoint is up-and-coming and a prime location for the young, successful and trendy. … Full Article

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