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Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

They don’t want to work it out. Comments (2)
A monument the mayor banished from a city park will be relocated to Green-Wood Cemetery at the request of the private burial ground’s president, who believes the sculpture’s artistic and historical merits are worth preserving. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Rock and run in the Ridge!

The rock is on stage and on screen in Bay Ridge this weekend! Comment
Greenpoint

Great Scott! Celebrate Scottish poet Robert Burns with verse and haggis

It’s Burns, baby, Burns! Comment
Bensonhurst

Police looking for suspect in five armed robberies across Bensonhurst and Gravesend

Police are trying to identify a man they suspect took part in a string of gunpoint robberies across Bensonhurst and Gravesend this month. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

Dyker Heights

Local senior adopts kitten born at Angel Guardian home

This little furball is the last orphan to be adopted from the Angel Guardian home. Comment

Art and space

Clinton Hill

Truth and nail: Artist opens confessional nail salon installation

She’s nailing down answers. Comment
Art

Making room: Group provides exhibit space for local artists

Empty buildings are her canvas. Comment
The Right View

Grimm vs. Donovan GOP primary will put Brooklyn in spotlight

The GOP primary between Michael Grimm and Congressman Dan Donovan in Bay Ridge’s 11th Congressional District is shaping up to be a referendum of “Trumpism,” and the general election should be a bellweather for the entire country in the upcoming mid-term elections that will determine control of the House of Representatives. Comments (2)
Party Line

Coney Island Assembly seat may be up for grabs

It’s a hot seat! Comments (2)
Borough-wide

Snowed in! Local say Avenue U lost two lanes after plowing

A poor plow job after this month’s bomb cyclone created a major traffic bottleneck in Marine Park along Avenue U between the neighborhood’s eponymous green space and the Salt Marsh Nature Center. Comment
Standing O

An Albanian immigrant girl finds academic glory at a Downtown Brooklyn college

The valedictorian at this year’s St. Francis College commencement will be Kejsi Shkreta, who immigrated from Albania and achieved a 4.0 Grade Point Average, internships, and membership to academic clubs and an honor society. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Coney Island’s assemblywoman must resign after the Feds charged her with stealing thousands of dollars from the city and federal storm-recovery agencies, locals demand. Comments (3)
They call her a “super super.” Comment
A park worker rescued three young swans from Prospect Park Lake early Sunday morning after plummeting temperatures incited a flash freeze that trapped the cygnets in ice. Comment
Bensonhurst

Gunmen hold employee hostage and rob store

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Coney Island

Locals say fine for Coney creek dumpers too low

Coney Island

Locals say fine for Coney creek dumpers too low

Landlords caught illegally dumping 200,000 gallons of raw sewage every day into Coney Island Creek got off with just a slap on the wrist — a paltry $400,000 fine — when they should have been forced to pay millions for the fetid waterway’s cleanup, locals demanded this week. Comment
They’re making their presence felt! Comment
Flatlands

Blaze guts Flatlands car wash

Flatlands

Blaze guts Flatlands car wash

A fire ripped through a car wash in Flatlands on Jan. 13, but didn’t injure anyone. Comment
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