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9/11 Remembrance underscores value of service, sacrifice and love

Sacrifice, service and love were the recurring themes discussed at Borough Hall’s second annual 9/11 Remembrance Service that Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted on Tuesday, Sept. 6. … Full Article

A long-awaited payout for holdout Prospect Park Residence tenants is near

Now that they’ve finally settled, they can afford to resettle. … Full Article

Lynne Stewart, fighting cancer, still hopes for a revolution

A once-prominent New York civil rights lawyer convicted of helping a terrorist client communicate with his followers is still battling the cancer that earned her compassionate release from prison over two years ago — and she is still as radical as ever, even expressing support for the kille … Full Article

Weekend service is back on X28 express bus

Residents of South Brooklyn who want to go into Manhattan on weekends but loathe the subway now have an alternative. Weekend service is back on the X28 express bus. … Full Article

Violent incidents continue to plague Brooklyn J’Ouvert

City Hall met the problems associated with Brooklyn’s 22nd annual J’Ouvert head on this year — requiring sponsors to obtain a permit, doubling the number of NYPD officers on patrol, illuminating the route with 160 additional floodlights and even circulating fliers advising revelers to avoid shoot … Full Article

Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights Airbnb hosts Launch Club to call for better home sharing laws

On Aug. 29, several Airbnb hosts from Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights came together to launch the Bed-Stuy/Crown Heights Host Club, which plans to organize community members and local small businesses in favor of sensible home sharing laws. … Full Article

Despite more police, West Indian Day events marred by deaths

Revelers in costumes danced as the sounds of steel drums filled the air Monday at the city's annual West Indian Day Parade, but despite an expanded police presence violence again marred the event, with two people shot to death at pre-dawn festivities. … Full Article

NYC: Prepare for Tropical Storm Hermine over Labor Day Weekend

As Tropical Storm Hermine heads north, New York City's Emergency Management Department warns residents to get ready for possible flooding, high winds and rip currents. … Full Article

MTA sponsors underground art contest

How nice would it be to wander through a Brooklyn subway station and have the opportunity to admire brand new artwork created by an artist? That is precisely what the MTA has planned. … Full Article

NYPD might not say if officer at center of Eric Garner chokehold death is punished

New York City might never tell the public if the police officer at the center of the Eric Garner chokehold death case is disciplined, the mayor and police commissioner indicated this week after reaching a new interpretation of a 40-year-old state civil rights law. … Full Article

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