Friday February 16, Our World in Pictures

INDIA — Bank Scam Sparks Demonstrations: An activist of India's opposition Congress party's youth wing jumps from the roof of a police bus after being detained by policemen during a protest against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in New Delhi on Friday. … Full Article

Judge rules against Brooklyn Heights Association on Pier 6 development

On Thursday, Justice Carmen Victoria St. George of the state Supreme Court denied the Brooklyn Heights Association’s (BHA) petition against a controversial two-tower development on Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Coney Island tenant advocates lauded for their work

Tenant advocates who work to ensure that people living in public housing get the services they need were lauded by state Sen. Diane Savino and community leaders who attended a luncheon at the famous Gargiulo’s Italian Restaurant in Coney Island on Valentine’s Day. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today February 16: Brooklyn Judge Denies El Chapo's Request to Speak in Court

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 54°, Night 26°, Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain … Full Article

Thursday February 15, Our World in Pictures

MARYLAND — Decorating Cookies: First lady Melania Trump helps decorate cookies during her visit to the Children's Inn at the National Institute of Health on Wednesday in Bethesda. … Full Article

Plan to enlarge & redesign Brooklyn House of Detention moves forward with Council deal

Under pressure to speedily replace Rikers Island with four smaller, safer municipal jails  — including the Brooklyn Detention Center — city councilmembers have reached a highly unusual agreement with Mayor Bill de Blasio for a joint public review process. … Full Article

Riders Alliance contest features ‘Worst Commute of the Week’

Subway riders, take heart. You now have the chance to win a prize for enduring that nightmarish commute on the R train.  … Full Article

Apps, other services help city dwellers stash their cars

Many, if not most, urban homes do not include parking. So for those with wheels, finding an affordable home — for the car, that is — can present special challenges. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today February 15: Brooklyn Has Most Car Break-Ins Citywide

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 62°, Night 51°, Slight Chance Light Rain then Mostly Cloudy … Full Article

Wednesday February 14, Our World in Pictures

SOUTH KOREA — Taking Home the Gold: Shaun White of the U.S. celebrates his gold medal after the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Wednesday. … Full Article


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