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EXCLUSIVE: Eagle tours USS Bainbridge, ship that rescued Captain Phillips from Somali pirates

One of the—if not the most—prestigious and famed naval ships in the U.S. Navy’s history docked at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook on Wednesday for Fleet Week New York. … Full Article

Friday May 27, Our World In Pictures

PARIS — Tennis Player Rejoices: Britain's Andy Murray reacts as he defeats Croatia's Ivo Karlovic during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium on Friday. … Full Article

Schumer: Congress set to restore NYC’s slashed anti-terror funds

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer said on Thursday that Congress is set to restore millions of dollars slashed from important anti-terror funds for New York City. … Full Article

Brooklyn serves those who serve at Fleet Week welcome in Red Hook

Fleet Week returned to Brooklyn in grand style, making up for a hiatus of several years, as two of the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke class destroyers, Farragut and Bainbridge, and the U.S. … Full Article

Thursday May 26, Our World In Pictures

HUDSON RIVER — Fleet Week Takes New York: Crew members of the Her Majesty Canadian Ship Athabaskan stand guard as they sail past Lower Manhattan on Wednesday. … Full Article

Borders of Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park to be opened to surrounding communities

Some of the walls and fences surrounding Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park will be coming down and the edges of the parks beautified under a Parks Department initiative to make parks more open and welcoming. … Full Article

World War II veteran to lead Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade

One of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country takes place right here in Brooklyn. And it’s still going strong. The 149th Annual Kings County Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30, in Bay Ridge, starting at 11 a.m. … Full Article

Here’s where Brooklyn’s unique ‘Fuhgeddaboudit,’ ‘Oy Vey’ signs come from

Drivers in most cities are accustomed to seeing ordinary highway signs that read “Welcome to” and “Leaving [insert metropolis]” — but Brooklyn isn’t like most cities. … Full Article

Wanted: Veterans and their families

This Memorial Day — for the 18th year in a row — Brooklynites can enjoy a free outdoor concert at beautiful Green-Wood Cemetery. … Full Article

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