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Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Canarsie residents will finally have a chance to hear directly from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority how it proposes to accommodate L-train riders during the 18 months the so-called Canarsie Tunnel that links it to Manhattan will be shut down for repairs, when authority reps present its plans and take local’s questions at the Community Board 18 meeting on Feb. 21. Comment
The city is finally scuttling late-night party-boat cruises in Sheepshead Bay, banning so-called “booze cruises” from casting off after 11 pm, according to a Parks Department. Comments (1)
Flatlands

Man shot in Flatlands

Flatlands

Man shot in Flatlands

A man was shot on E. 37th Street while getting out of his car on Feb. 19, according to police. Comments (1)
Fort Greene

Joan of arts: Singer curates a women’s music series

These musicians are hip! Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

Bay Ridge

Ridge seniors travel the world in new virtual reality class

Call it a new kind of reality check. Comment
A wayward pup escaped from her owner and took off down the tracks at a Dumbo subway station on Friday — the first day of the Year of the Dog — stalling F-train service for roughly an hour until some transit workers came to her rescue. Comment
Park Slope

Common’s ground: Celebrated rapper to headline annual summer-concert series with Prospect Park show

Rap superstar Common will headline the upcoming semi-free summer-concert series hosted by local cultural organization Bric, its bigwigs announced on Feb. 14. Comment
They learned the nuts and bolts of teamwork! Comment

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

He’s just a god from Brooklyn. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment
Borough-wide

America’s immigration system should be like Canada’s

Reader Alan Podhaizer makes a valid point in that most of our ancestors were immigrants who might not fit the requirements the President would like to institute. He neglects to mention the ones they did have to adhere to. Many were turned away because of common illnesses like conjunctivitis or for minor disabilities. They were required to prove that they could support themselves or be sponsored by family or one of the many societies of landsmen which were formed for that purpose. The elderly could only brought over by established relatives who would vouch for their fu Comment
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