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Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Bay Ridge

Fixed gear: New bus racks let cyclists take bikes over Verrazano for first time

Soon, straphangers will be able to do what only car owners previously could — get a bicycle over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Comment.
Flatbush

Flatbush Inferno

A four-alarm inferno sent six Flatbush residents, including two children, to the hospital, and left their Glenwood Road home a smoldering ruin on Sept. 3. Comment.
Greenpoint

Canine comedy is OK: Oklahoma comedians yuk it up for dog rescue

Tails are wagging at this comedy fest! Comment.
Harbor Watch

Contact play

The Mets hit a home run when the team sent William “Mookie” Wilson to hang out with soldiers at Fort Hamilton on Aug. 31. Comment.
Marine Park

Marine Park man running for Teamster head

This Teamster is as local as it gets. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is going Greenhouse

The dog days are upon us, but there are plenty of places to keep cool in Bay Ridge. Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Labor Day is a time to salute and celebrate the American worker

On Monday, applaud the people responsible for America’s continued success, writes our columnist. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Borough-wide

On the books: Beep’s cash backs controversial Sunset Park library plan

Borough President Adams is backing a controversial plan to sell city land and redevelop the Sunset Park library with low-income apartments on top of it. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Trash talk in Bensonhurst

Construction work on a waste station on the shore of Gravesend Bay is polluting water, spreading contaminated soil and debris into the air, and harming marine life, according to elected officials and concerned locals. Comments (1).
Brooklyn Heights

Pier into the past: Photo exhibit uncovers waterfront history

This show is unpacking the past. Comment.
Greenpoint

Arrest in heating oil truck, fuel theft

A Greenpoint heating oil company worker was arrested on Aug. 26 for allegedly stealing a truck loaded with fuel. Comment.
Standing O

Raise the curtain on comedy

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment.
Mill Basin

Mill Basin becomes women’s hockey Mecca

Mill Basin is becoming one of the best places for women’s hockey in the world. Comment.
Coney Island

Bolts back for a second season at MCU Park

Lightning will strike twice in Coney Island. Comments (1).
Joe Knows

Drama continues to follow Morton

It wasn’t just another 24 hours. It was the kind that only Dwayne “Tiny” Morton can produce. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Dyker Heights

Heading out: Poly Prep headmaster to leave in June

He wants to be his own headmaster. Comment.

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Brighton Beach

Yippee! It’s the Brighton Beach Jubilee

Brighton Beach celebrated its 39th-annual neighborhood Jubilee on Aug. 30, attracting thousands from across the borough and the city to the seaside community. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Romantic rivals: New book tracks Irish-Italian relations in New York

It has been a hate-love relationship. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna remembers a murder

Our columnist recalls the murder of Michael Jones, and the on-going search for his alleged killer. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Brooklyn boxer hosts fight card at MCU Park

It was a real diamond ring. Comment.
BoroBeat

Vision heroes: Young artists paint road-safety mural in Park Slope

They’re driving this message up the wall! Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Brighton Beach

Change coming for treacherous Brighton Beach intersection

This is a welcome turn of events. Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Tweet beat: NYPD embraces Twitter, precinct councils slower to adopt

Please state your emergency — in 140 characters. Comment.
Park Slope

A Big gig

Missing this act would be a crime. Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Beep hosts bash for Brooklyn’s seniors

It was a soiree for Brooklyn’s sagest. Comment.
Clinton Hill

Moving pictures: Dance piece explores film that sparked a revolution

Can a film change the world? Comment.
BoroBeat

Hang time: Brooklyn kids shoot the breeze with rookie Nets star

These kids had a ball with a Net. Comment.
High School Sports

Fort Hamilton eyes fast start after strong finish

Fort Hamilton looked like two different teams last season after losing its first three games and then finishing the year on 7–2 clip before a second-round playoff loss to Erasmus Hall. Comment.
High School Sports

Young Brooklyn Tech driven by under-the-radar status

When you lose three scholarship players and return a young roster there is reason for outside expectations to be tempered. Comment.
Borough-wide

Veteran Poly squad seeks elusive perfect season

A perfect season is always the goal at Poly Prep, but there is some extra incentive behind it this time. Comment.

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