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The Bay Ridge community gathered on Wednesday for a memorial tribute to the brave veterans who sacrificed so much to defend our nation during World War II in honor of Pearl Harbor Day. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club celebrates fifth birthday Nov. 3

The Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club, chartered in 2011, turns five years old this fall, and will be raising funds to benefit the Downtown Brooklyn region. … Full Article

Youth and Community Clubhouse opens at Marcus Garvey Apartments

Brownsville Community Justice Center (BCJC), a project of the Center for Court Innovation, and L+M Development Partners announced on Wednesday the grand opening of a youth clubhouse built on a vacant lot at Marcus Garvey Apartments (MGA). … Full Article

Christopher Mega street sign honors late judge

Pre-K classes are a staple of New York City education today, but there was a time when they were considered a bonus instead of a necessary part of a child’s growth. The man who helped change that around was the late Christopher J. Mega, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile. … Full Article

Neighborhood Giveaways founder wins Dyker award

If you ask Sandy Irrera for help, you’ll get it. And if she can’t help you, she can put you in touch with someone who can. That’s the way friends and admirers of Irrera have described this Dyker Heights resident. … Full Article

LinkNYC wi-fi kiosks coming to Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights

New Wi-Fi communications kiosks called Links are coming to Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park officials: Full speed ahead on Pier 6 tower plan

On Friday, ODA Architecture filed plans for two towers on Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The towers, which have generated opposition among local residents and area officials, are the subject of an ongoing lawsuit filed by the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA). … Full Article

Tuesday October 18, Our World In Pictures

CONEY ISLAND — Winners Pose on Stage: This year's winners of the Luna Park Halloween Harvest Dog Parade and Costume Contest that took place over the weekend are (from left): Mr./Miss Congeniality: Mitzu-Miki as "Bat Diva"; Cutest: Biggie as "Bunny"; Best in Show: Coop … Full Article

NYPD drill on top of Brooklyn Bridge sparks concern

Pedestrians and drivers traversing the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday afternoon were in for an unusual sight when they noticed a large group of people scaling the Brooklyn Bridge and congregating on the overpass’ west (Manhattan side) tower around 4 p.m. … Full Article

De Blasio proposes reforms to make New York more voter friendly

Saying that it is just too difficult to register to vote in New York State, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday called on Albany to pass new laws allowing early voting, same-day voter registration and electronic poll books statewide. … Full Article

Borough Hall puts faith and funding into affordable housing in Central Brooklyn

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is putting up more than $2 million in funding to help local houses of worship to develop affordable housing on underutilized church properties across the Borough of Churches. … Full Article

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