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This is Panorama, the former world headquarters of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, seen from Fulton Ferry Landing. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Sneak peek: A new life for old Watchtower headquarters

August 20 | Lore Croghan

Here’s a first look inside the Watchtower’s old world headquarters, which is being transformed into a cutting-edge office-and-retail complex with possibly a small hotel, too. The nearly completed renovation at 25-30 Columbia Heights has created big, airy office spaces with views of leafy treetops. There are terraces with jaw-dropping views of the Manhattan skyline, DUMBO, […]

The USAF Thunderbirds will be headlining Thursday’s air spectacular over the Statue of Liberty. Shown: The team flew over NYC in 2016. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ned T. Johnston

Where to see Thursday’s 24-jet military air show from Brooklyn

August 20 | Mary Frost

Brooklynites will be treated to a spectacular military air show on Thursday morning, when 24 jets trailing red, white and blue smoke will zoom in formation down the Hudson River towards the Statue of Liberty. Make sure you’re in position before the 9:30 a.m. start time so you don’t miss the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, […]

Repairs that will allow the long-shuttered Brooklyn War Memorial to finally reopen are scheduled to start in November, according to the NYC Parks Department. Shown: Dozens of World War II veterans were honored during a ceremony outside the memorial in 2015. Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese

Long-delayed Brooklyn War Memorial renovations to start in November

August 16 | Mary Frost

After decades of delays, renovations are slated to begin this fall at the long-shuttered Brooklyn War Memorial, the city’s Parks Department told the Brooklyn Eagle this week. Veterans and advocates are taking a wait-and-see attitude, however, as they say these improvements were promised in the past but never got off the ground. The monument has […]

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