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Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

It’s playground procrastination! Comment
Ridgites headed to St. Anselm’s school last weekend for the annual Winter Wonderland festival, which featured a visit from Santa, “Nutcracker” performances from the Bay Ridge Ballet troupe, arts, crafts, games, and a bouncy house. Comment
Join the “Peanuts” gallery! Comment
Standing O

This win is cool; five grand in free fuel!

Retired Brooklyn mechanic Steve Novak snagged a grand prize in the 13th annual Sunoco UltraTech Free Fuel 5000 sweepstakes: $5,000 in free fuel. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Coney Islanders and other Brooklynites braved the first snow of the season to visit the first weekend of the Coney Island Winter Wonderland charity event at the Coney Island Museum. The second-annual event became even bigger this year, with a holiday market, a visit from Santa, a yo-yo performance, and a holiday laser light show, according to the organizer who came up with the idea. Comment
He’s been around the block! Comment
Ridgites came together at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway on Saturday to light the avenue’s Christmas tree at an annual event bursting with holiday cheer. Comment
Polly wants a savior! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Cops busted a Brooklyn resident suspected of nearly blowing himself up in a botched subway bombing that injured three straphangers and shocked locals who never considered their neighbor could be an alleged terrorist. Comment
Ridgites turned out to the annual Shore Road Gazebo Christmas tree lighting on Nov. 30 for a taste of holiday cheer. Comments (1)
From Boy Scouts to men. Comment
Catch a glimpse of an unseen city! Comment

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Dyker Heights

Exclusive: Angel Guardian Home sold

Dyker Heights

Exclusive: Angel Guardian Home sold

The Sisters of Mercy have officially sold the sprawling Angel Guardian home in Dyker Heights, according to a spokeswoman, who said the new plans will include “some affordable housing” and open public space. Comments (6)
Voters in the 43rd Council District elected Justin Brannan last month in a tight race to take over the seat occupied since 2003 by his former boss, term-limited Councilman Vincent Gentile (D–Bay Ridge). Just a few weeks before he becomes the new councilman for Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach, and Bensonhurst, the councilman-elect talked to this paper about how he plans to battle the mayor, work across party lines with local Republicans, and win over the nearly half of locals who voted for his opponent. Comments (1)
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Axe-ing for trouble: Boozy hatchet-hurling range to open in Gowanus

This place is literally Kick Axe! Comment
A driver seriously injured a 51-year-old woman jogging in Prospect Park in a hit-and-run collision before sunrise Thursday morning. Comment
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