Two parks in Bensonhurst and Gravesend will be getting some much needed attention to the tune of $9.9 million under the NYC Community Parks Initiative, a Mayor Bill de Blasio administration p … Full Article

Feds inspect Shore Road Promenade

Experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inspected the Shore Road Promenade on Tuesday with an eye toward identifying locations that could be repaired under a resiliency program. … Full Article

Wednesday, Sept. 23, Our World In Pictures

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Pope Arrives in U.S.: President Barack Obama and Pope Francis stand at attention during the playing of the national anthems at a state arrival ceremony for the Pope on Wednesday on the South Lawn of the White House. 
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Judge dismisses lawsuit vs. Pierhouse development in Brooklyn Bridge Park

A Brooklyn judge on Monday dismissed the case against the Pierhouse hotel/condo development in Brooklyn Bridge Park, deeply disappointing advocates who claimed the park misled the public about the height of the project. … Full Article

Brooklyn Strand workshop gives residents a voice

Community Board 2 and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership hosted a workshop at the Willoughby Senior Center on Monday, giving residents the chance to explain any concerns about the Brooklyn Strand. … Full Article

Commodore Barry Club participates in Irish heritage event at Green-Wood

The Commodore Barry Club, a Brooklyn-based Irish-American organization, participated in the Irish Heritage Trail on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.  … Full Article

Monday Sept. 21, Our World In Pictures

HAVANA — The Pope Visits with Leaders: Pope Francis stands with President Raul Castro in the Revolution Palace on Sunday. Francis and Castro met in the country's seat of government for a state meeting. … Full Article

Brooklyn DOT Commissioner inspects Ocean Parkway

A dangerous Midwood intersection is in line for safety improvements after Brooklyn Transportation Commissioner Keith Bray conducted an on-site inspection of the area. … Full Article

Parachute Jump to be bathed in light for kids with cancer

When the sun goes down on Friday night, the Coney Island Parachute Jump will be bathed in light as community residents gather on the Riegelman Boardwalk for a ceremony designed to raise childhood cancer awareness. September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Historical Society ready for new season

The Bay Ridge Historical Society has elected a new president and is gearing up for a new season of meetings and events, where talk of yesterday isn’t old fashioned. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 17, Our World In Pictures

INDONESIA — Haze Becomes Prominent: Students prepare to disembark from a boat as they go to school, while haze from wildfires blanket the Musi River in Palembang, South Sumatra, on Thursday. … Full Article


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