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Bill de Blasio joined by union leaders, members at a rally in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall, Nov. 1, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Rallies Union Members As Campaign Enters Home Stretch

Members of organized labor packed the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, saying a de Blasio victory on Tuesday will bring about positive big changes.

11/01/2013

Sen. Chuck Schumer endorses Bill de Blasio for mayor, Sept. 20, 2013. (credit: Twitter/deBlasioNYC)

De Blasio Picks Up Endorsement From Sen. Schumer

Schumer said he and de Blasio are both “pro-growth progressives” when he announced his support at a Brooklyn Borough Hall press conference on Friday.

09/20/2013

Christine Quinn UWS rally, Sept. 8, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Quinn4NY)

Mayoral Hopefuls Bring Out The Stars To Make Final Push For Votes

Quinn and her wife were greeted by about 100 supporters from groups like NOW-NYC and Planned Parenthood at the rally on Broadway. Rep. Carolyn Maloney also spoke to Quinn supporters.

09/08/2013

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Crowd Turns Out For Brooklyn LGBTQ Wedding Expo

The second edition of the LGBTQ 2013 Wedding Expo was held Sunday in Brooklyn.

01/13/2013

Brooklyn Borough Hall - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: City of New York)

Skyscraper Historic District Approved In Brooklyn

New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved a new historic district in downtown Brooklyn.

09/14/2011

NYC Water (credit: NYC Department of Environmental Protection)

NYC DEP Launches Water-On-The-Go

Public water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.

06/29/2011

Chris Hondros, Tim Hetherington. (credit: Stringer/Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Two Award-Winning Brooklyn Photojournalists Killed In Libya

Chris Hondros’ photos have been seen on hundreds of stories on this site. Tim Hetherington was nominated for an Oscar for his hard-hitting documentary “Restrepo,” about the struggles of soldiers fighting at a remote outpost in Afghanistan.

04/21/2011

AP File Photo

Brooklyn Honors Mother Teresa With Lighting Ceremony

For the next six nights, Brooklyn Borough Hall will be illuminated in blue and white to honor Mother Teresa on what would have been her 100th birthday.

08/25/2010