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BP Adams announces millions to overhaul Brooklyn War Memorial, parks

Brooklyn veterans, elected officials and community groups joined Borough President Eric Adams at the Brooklyn War Memorial in Cadman Plaza Park on Thursday as he unveiled his plans to allocate almost $12 million to overhaul parks across Brooklyn. … Full Article

Gentile demands MTA fix ‘drastic dysfunction’ on R train

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is rolling in dough, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who said the agency has a surplus of $1 billion. … Full Article

Thursday July 30, Our World In Pictures

MINNESOTA — Protestors Condemn Lion Killing: Kristen Hall leads a group of protestors gathered in front of Dr. Walter Palmer's dental practice on Wednesday in Bloomington. … Full Article

Nostalgic look at landmark bar sounds alarm

"This could be the next South Street Seaport."  That is the way Stuart Venner, owner of 71 Atlantic Ave., referred to the potential development happening around his building, as quoted in a recent New York Times article. … Full Article

New York’s buffest grace FDNY calendar

These boys were on fire! On Wednesday, the 13 brawny hunks who posed for the official FDNY 2016 Calendar of Heroes autographed copies for swooning fans at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square. … Full Article

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to be careful during heat wave

Mayor Bill de Blasio is warning New Yorkers to take precautions during the heat wave that has gripped the nation's largest city. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park: 'Let's get facts straight on Pier 6'

On Thursday, the Empire State Development Corporation will hold a hearing on proposed changes to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s General Project Plan (GPP). The park operates under a mandate that requires development sites to pay for its maintenance. … Full Article

Hearing on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 towers on Thursday

A public hearing on the proposed 31- and 15-story residential towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be held this Thursday, July 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen Street. … Full Article

Save the View Now advocates head back to court over Pierhouse height

A preservationist group fighting to preserve the view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is headed back to court with what it says is new evidence revealing Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. … Full Article

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