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Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

Crown Heights

Friends with privileges: Childhood pals host ‘Brown Privilege’ comedy show

It’s time to check your Privilege! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

Greenpoint ►Video

Queen-sized shred: The Struts bring arena-style rock to Greenpoint club

They’re strutting their stuff! Comment

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Cobble Hill

Wild cards: ‘Spank the Yeti’ game creators make naughty fun

Talk about a stacked deck! Comments (1)

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016

Letters

Pol needs to read his history

A reader reacts to a letter from Bay Ridge’s Coucnilman. Comments (3)

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Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Spin Cycle

The life and death of a once-great newspaper

The New York Observer was a great read — in print. Comment

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

’Tis the season to rock the Ridge

Bay Ridge is overflowing with Christmas cheer! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Songs of freedom: Concert celebrates 25 years of independence from Soviet Union

These old sweet songs keep Georgia — and Ukraine — on her mind. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

Party Line

Staffer claims Gentile made fun of his Asperger’s syndrome

A former staffer is suing Councilman Vincent Gentile (D–Bay Ridge), alleging the lawmaker harassed him for his Apserger’s syndrome. Comments (9)
BoroBeat

Brighton Beach honors local police

They waived their right to remain silent! Comments (1)

Cheap chow

Park Slope

Art of the meal: Park Slope gallery showcases free food

Soup’s on display! Comment
Williamsburg

Caffeine free: Artist opens cash-optional coffee shop in Williamsburg

He’s brewing up a statement! Comment
Standing O

Snipping the blue ribbon on children’s programming

The new Wyckoff Cornerstone Program, opened by HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services, will provide a safe place for youth Downtown. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

Transit

Sinkhole tries to gobble up bus

A massive sinkhole nearly swallowed a school bus on 23rd Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues on Dec. 6. Comment
Georgetown

Vigil remembers slain corrections officer

The Georgetown community came together on Monday night to light candles and offer words of hope and prayer for the slain New York City Corrections Officer Alastasia Bryan, who was shot and killed while off duty in her car on Dec. 4. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Former Boro Prez Leone is gone — but where is his iconic ‘Welcome to Brooklyn’ sign?

We found out. Comment
Bay Ridge

Vistiation Academy lights up Nativity scene

It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment
Transit

Fighting for their ‘rights’: Rally opposes right-turn ban on Ocean Parkway

The state must put the brakes on a plan to ban turns on portions of Ocean Parkway, drivers are demanding. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo remembers ‘Jersey Shore’

After all the political mumbo jumbo of the last 18 months, I thought I might take a foray into fluff and share thoughts on something less controversial — so here goes. Comment
Borough-wide

Power play: Islanders alums promote free skating in Prospect Park

Islanders big names Clark Gillies, Bobby Nystrom, and Butch Goring returned to the ice in Prospect Park on Dec. 5. Comment
High School Sports

Vikings’ ‘D’ conquers Francis Lewis in city title rematch

South Shore’s defense was in total shutdown mode on Dec. 5, sparking the Lady Vikings to a 68-30 victory over Francis Lewis. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Development

City has been ‘cold calling’ around Sunset Park to find school-development sites

A, B, C — always be constructing. Comments (1)
Flatbush ►Video

Ragin’ Cajun! Guy robs fried-chicken joint with broomstick

He flew off the handle and threatened to batter an employee. Comment
Borough-wide

Delay of game! Locals demand city re-open permit-only ball field to the public

If you lock it, they won’t come. Comment
Windsor Terrace

Islamophobic graffiti scrawled in subway station near Kensington

Hate has gone underground. Comments (4)
BoroBeat

Seddio fires up the Christmas lights in Canarsie

It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comments (1)
Georgetown

Fairway on the way: New market to open in January

This market is almost ready for the check-out lane. Comment
High School Sports

Three and out: Erasmus Hall falls in third-straight championship

It felt like deja vu — and it didn’t feel good. Comment
Clinton Hill

Holding on: Loughlin boys hoops escapes with slim win in opener

Bishop Loughlin hung on for a 95–87 victory over All Hallows in the team’s season-opener on Dec. 2, but the Lions weren’t pleased with their defensive effort down the stretch. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Knight and day: Former Loughlin star aims to turn around Rutgers hoops

He was always a winner — until he came to Rutgers. Comment
Borough-wide

Dominance from down under: Australian trio brings international flair to St. Francis

G’day, Brooklyn. Comment

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Brighton Beach

Overdue notice: Brighton Breach library’s reopening delayed

This library is way past its return date. Comment
Bay Ridge

Off-duty ‘hero’ cop wearing hijab threatened in Bay Ridge

A bigot allegedly told the decorated native New Yorker and her teenage son to “go back to your country.” Comments (10)

Beloved holiday traditions

Borough-wide

Sunset spark! Nabe lights up its holiday tree

It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment
BoroBeat

Sleigh-ing the crowd: Reindeers fly into MetroTech for tree-lighting

It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment
Borough-wide

City won’t admit it put predator in shelter next to schools

The Department of Homeless Services repeatedly lied about its role, state records and local leaders indicate. Comment

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

Bay Ridge ►Video

Broken main floods Seventh Avenue

On the first day this week that we didn’t get any rain. Comment
BoroBeat

Tree’s company! Shore Road Park lights up for the holidays

It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment

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