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Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Politics

Bklyn pol pushing to axe Public Advocate office

A Bensonhurst councilman on Wednesday introduced a bill to eliminate the watchdog position of Public Advocate, weeks ahead of a special election to fill the seat that the current officeholder will vacate to become the state’s next Attorney General. Comment
Coney Island

Gangster’s paradise: ‘Al Capone’ is a good show about bad people

This show is a straight shooter. Comment
Dozens of artists who for years worked out of a Park Slope loft building blasted officials for evicting them from their studios, accusing the city of jeopardizing their livelihood as a result of a corrupt Department of Buildings inspector whose behavior landed him a felony conviction. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

The 11th-annual Toast of Brooklyn wine festival, held in Williamsburg on Saturday, brought about 1,000 booze enthusiasts to the sixth and seventh floors above William Vale park. Comment
Cops arrested a suspect after passersby reported spotting an abandoned baby boy at a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens construction site on Tuesday. Comment
State transit officials must install an elevator at Park Slope’s Seventh Avenue subway station as part of their recently unveiled plan to make more hubs accessible across the city, locals and pols demanded. Comments (1)
Downtown

Heroes honored: Korean War vets celebrated at ceremony

It was a salute to their service. Comment

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

Do you dare to take the dip? Comment
Manhattan Beach

Foursome steals $100K from M’Beach man’s bank account

Four scammers withdrew roughly $100,000 from a Manhattan Beach man’s bank account in one day by cashing bogus checks at five banks across the city, police said. Comment
The circus is coming to town! Comment
Health-conscious Brooklynites hobnobbed at a Downtown hotel on Wednesday during a networking session where they mixed, mingled, and learned more about the resources that host United Healthcare offers in the borough, according to a company employee. Comment
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