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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is offering a $5,000 reward on for information leading to the arrest of suspects connected with Tuesday’s Brooklyn Bridge flag security breach. … Full Article

Priceless On Pier 6: Brooklyn Bridge Park unveils stunning renderings

DUMBO
Here's a first look at a new recreation area planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park, on the two-thirds of Pier 6 that is currently undeveloped. … Full Article

City dedicates street corner in memory of Coney Island civic leader

Coney Island
Councilman Domenic Recchia hosted a ceremony marking the dedication of a Coney Island street corner in memory of a civic and political leader in the community. … Full Article

Judge orders ambulances back at LICH

Cobble Hill
Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Demarest has delayed SUNY Downstate's transfer of all assets back to Long Island College Hospital (LICH) until Sept. 6, while critical services are restored. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge's Manhattan-bound lanes to close for 36 hours

The Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed for repairs for 36 hours this weekend. The New York City Department of Transportation says the bridge lanes will be closed from midnight Friday until noon Sunday. … Full Article

NAACP president calls council members 'heroic'

Downtown
The 34 City Council members who voted to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of the Community Safety Act – legislation that creates an inspector general to monitor the New York Police Department – performed a heroic act, the president of the NAACP said Thursday. … Full Article

Report: NYC spent $167,000 per inmate last year

The cost of housing New York City's inmates last year was $167,000 per inmate. That's according to the Independent Budget Office's first-ever study of the city's jails. More than 12,000 inmates were jailed on an average day. … Full Article

Lawmakers OK NYPD watchdog, overriding vetoes

New York police have been given two layers of oversight in two weeks that are intended to balance the force's culture of aggressive crime prevention tactics with the civil liberties of the New Yorkers they've sworn to protect. … Full Article

Lander says DOT taking 2nd look at Ocean Parkway

Kensington
A dangerous Kensington intersection where a woman was killed while crossing the street earlier this summer might be getting safety improvements, according to Councilman Brad Lander, who said the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the process of re-evaluating the corner. … Full Article

Sid Bernstein, booker of many Brooklyn acts, dies

Misty-eyed music promoter Sid Bernstein, who booked such top acts as Jimi Hendrix, Judy Garland and the Rolling Stones and hit the highest heights when he masterminded the Beatles' historic concerts at Shea Stadium and Carnegie Hall, died Wednesday at age 95. … Full Article

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