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The long-awaited Brooklyn Bridge Plaza will connect two sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park

May 23 | Raanan Geberer

Work on what was supposed to have been the first section of Brooklyn Bridge Park to have been built will finally begin this fall — providing a direct connection between the park’s Brooklyn Heights-Fulton Ferry section and its DUMBO section at last. At the present time, said Eric Landau, president of Brooklyn Bridge Park, if […]

In virus chaos, some find solace, purpose in helping others

May 22 | Jocelyn Noveck AP National Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — In April, as the coronavirus was ravaging New York, Susan Jones learned her older brother had been diagnosed with a blood cancer. His supervisor at work launched a GoFundMe page to help with costs, and Jones shared it on Facebook. What happened next stunned her. Jones, who works as principal ballet […]

Opinions & Observations: When New York gets quiet

May 21 | Rev. Brett Younger, senior minister at Plymouth Church

New York does not sound like New York right now. Fewer cars are on the street. Fewer planes are overhead. Were the birds this loud three months ago? We bang pots and pans each night at 7:00 to show our appreciation for first responders, but as the weeks pass it feels like we are letting […]

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