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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Rhymes with Crazy

Meet the ‘Hidden Figures’ of the fashion industry

Women fashion designers have been turning heads for more than a century. Comment
Borough-wide

Going back and Fourth on a bike lane

“Two steps forward, but one step back,” came to mind when I read last week’s story about the Fourth Avenue bike lane through Sunset Park (“Lane closure: Sunset Park Fourth Ave. bike path will skip a block for police parking,” by Julianne McShane, online March 30). We learned that after all this time and effort to create a truly protected bike lane down Fourth Avenue, the Department of Transportation did an about face and nixed the protected lane at 29th and 30th Streets, thus requiring bikers to temporarily merge into car traffic. The rea Comment

Friday, April 20, 2018

A bar set to open on 39th Street between Third and Fourth avenues will cause the same late-night nuisances as the seedy establishment that previously occupied the space, complained locals at a recent community-board meeting. Comment
Borough-wide

Reefer badness: DA’s progressive pot policy falls short, activists claim

The district attorney’s office continues to prosecute the majority of low-level weed-possession cases despite its pledge to stop trying petty pot disputes in 2014, and most defendants are people of color, according to a public defender who called the so-called progressive policy a failure. Comment
Williamsburg

March sadness: Tenants honor W’burg building employee who died amid his favorite NCAA tourney

A sports-obsessed worker at a Williamsburg apartment complex who took part in fantasy leagues and pools with others there claimed his first victory when he won the group’s college-basketball contest earlier this month — roughly two weeks after he died. Comment
Immigrants — we get the jobs done! Comments (2)
Call it a space jam! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The ’80s are alive in the Ridge!

This week, Bay Ridge is going to, like, take a chill pill. Comment
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