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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Borough-wide

Off the rails! Q train derails in Brighton Beach during morning rush hour Friday

A Q train just out of Brighton Beach station derailed at the peak of rush hour on Friday morning, stalling traffic on the line and leaving one straphanger with minor injuries. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, July 21, 2017

Borough-wide

Perplexing protest: Locals wonder who’s not happy about landmark deal

Somebody has strewn banners decrying “displacement” on the scaffolding of Sunset Park’s landmarked old 68th Precinct Station House on Fourth Avenue — and locals don’t know who did it, or why. Comments (1)
Bedford-Stuyvesant

Squeak thief! Rodent stole woman’s mail for two months, exterminator says

Talk about a pack rat! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge does it in the road

Bay Ridge is rockin’ and strollin’! Comment
Williamsburg

Packing pints: B’Burg bar serves alcoholic, brew-infused ice cream

Talk about an ice cold beer! Comments (1)

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Bay Ridge

Citi Bike in the Ridge? Petition drive seeks to bring bike-rental scheme to nabe

Citi Bike may be coming to Bay Ridge. Comments (19)
Mill Basin

Discount dacha: Mill Basin mansion with Russian oligarch ties just won’t sell

If you’re looking for waterfront property in Brooklyn, there’s a stunning 10-bedroom mansion complex on the market now in Mill Basin that’s an absolute bargain — if you don’t mind its connections to the mob and the Russian oligarchy. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Fund the police! Charity softball game held on NYPD Appreciation Night

Try to catch ’em slidin’ dirty! Comment
Gowanus

Jokes and junk: Female comics quip about their bits

They’re all bit parts! Comment
DUMBO

Ferry tale of Dumbo

Time to sail down under — the Manhattan Bridge! Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Take a seat: Clones honor long-time fan at MCU

The Cyclones honored late fan Joan Bette Paduano before their game on July 14, commemorating her seat behind the backstop at MCU Park. Comment

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Borough-wide

Sunset Park gets free-wifi kiosks

The missing link has arrived! Comments (2)

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Marine Park

Thief steals cash from woman’s bank account

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comments (1)
Park Slope

String a different tune: Gay puppet musical comes to Park Slope

This ain’t your kids’ puppet show. Comment
Mill Basin

Cops: Mill Basin bus depot fire was arson

The city’s fire marshal has determined that a fire that burned out several school buses at a Strickland Avenue bus depot last week was caused by an arsonist. Comment
Borough-wide

Fight night: Fighters stare down at Barclays event

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor exchanged insults, accusations, and more than a few profanities during the Brooklyn stop of their pre-fight tour on July 13. Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

Women rule on ‘Thrones’

Winter has arrived at Westeros, and man is she a beeotch. Comment
Party Line

Brooklyn pols react to Sheldon Silver’s new freedom

They’re all Shel-shocked! Comments (1)
Borough-wide

High note: Cosmos wrap up spring with shutout victory

A goal in the 80th minute lifted the Cosmos to a much-needed road victory as the squad wrapped up its spring season on July 15. Comment

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