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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Locals blasted city reps for forging ahead with plans to build a homeless shelter for women and children on a site with a toxic history at Community Board 13’s environmental committee meeting on April 16, calling for a city or state environmental agency to investigate the site. Comment
Coney Island

Locals: landmarking Coney Boardwalk would be pointless without saving wood

Call it a wood-be disaster. Comment
One night in Park Slope makes a rough show better! Comment
Bergen Basin Realty, a fixture in Marine Park for more than 40 years, just got bigger, with the opening of new offices at Quentin Road and East 32nd Street Comment
Party Line

First candidate for open Assembly seat

Coney Islander Mathylde Frontus threw her hat in the ring to fill the vacant seat left behind by disgraced former Assemblywoman Pamela Harris (D–Coney Island), who resigned three months after the Feds charged her with stealing cash from storm-recovery agencies. Comment

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Our Southern Brooklyn newspapers took home some big awards at last weekend’s New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest! Comment
They passed the pasta — and the prizes! Comment
A Windsor Terrace man burned himself to death early Saturday morning in Prospect Park, leaving behind charred remains that horrified passersby who started the weekend with a stroll in the green space. Comment
Read all a-boat it! Comment

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Eight people were injured — three seriously — when an allegedly drunk driver smashed into pedestrians and two other cars at a Flatbush Avenue intersection on April 13. Comment
Police arrested a man for allegedly shooting two people on Flatbush Avenue on April 13. Comment
This Holocaust museum takes a more Orthodox approach. Comment
Veterans and Southern Brooklynites gathered at the Fort Hamilton Community Club on April 12 for its annual Holocaust Day of Remembrance on Yom HaShoah, which marks the anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in German-occupied Poland. Comment
Bigwigs at a local cemetery offer parents-only stroller tours of the burial ground that are tailored to new moms and dads dying for an excuse to leave the nursery, according to one mama who has walked among the tombstones. Comment
This band keeps it moving! Comment
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