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Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013

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Borough-wide

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Big Screecher

Carmine’s in the wrong wing of the hospital!

This week, the Screecher finds out he’s been relegated to the geriatric wing of the hospital, and he’s not happy about it! Comment

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

Brooklyn Heights

A very Danish Christmas!

Brooklyn Heights

A very Danish Christmas!

Gløgg and pancakes galore at the Danish Seamen’s Church Christmas fair. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Zero tolerance for thugs

Our columnist thinks liberal leaders had a comatose reaction to suspected Bryant Park skating-rink shooter Corey Dunton, who spewed racial epithets and f-bombs during his perp walk. She asks, “What are they afraid of?” Comments (3)

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

Politics

Flatbush pol makes bid to lead Council

A Brooklyn councilman is running to become the next Speaker — but says his campaign is more about being heard. Comments (2)
Transit

Boro’s first dedicated-lane bus plies Nostrand

Brooklyn’s new B44 Select Bus Service that’s expected to cut travel times for commuters by up to 20 percent was unveiled this week — but it hasn’t quite arrived yet. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Pipe dreams

Marine Park

Pipe dreams

Community groups that might have suffered gas pains over a plan to put a fuel pipeline through Floyd Bennet Field could finally be getting some antacid in the form of cold, hard cash — but some watchdogs fear that Big Gas is simply buying off its opposition. Comments (1)
BoroBeat

Gala delight

The E. 49th and E. 48th Street Block Association honored its members, politicians, police, and community members at its annual awards gala on Nov. 13. Comment
Forget cooking that green-bean casserole — Brooklyn is serving up a cornucopia of unique Thanksgiving eats this year. Comment
Standing O

‘Tis the season for giving at Community Board 7

Shoutouts to board do-gooders for making the season a little brighter for many. Comment
Joe Knows

Nazareth hoops duo sets fine example

Samson Usilo and Samson Akilo came a long way when they immigrated from Nigeria to the United States, and they’ve come a long way since then. Comment
Prospect Heights

Final destination: An art show about death finds an appropriate venue

When Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Nancy Siesel couldn’t find a gallery for her latest show, she found it another, better home: a funeral home. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Brighton Beach

Brighton Beachers blast bathrooms

The city’s plan to build a “hurricane proof” bathroom along the water in Brighton Beach will make residents in a nearby condo bullseyes for projectiles that storms could rip off the comfort stations, residents claimed at a court-ordered public scoping meeting at the Shore Front Y on Monday. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Senior struck on Ralph Avenue

A driver struck a 67-year-old man as he attempted to cross Ralph Avenue Friday night, sending him to Brookdale hospital in critical condition, cops said. Comment
Borough-wide

Tragic death in subway

A man was struck and killed by a train in Prospect Lefferts Gardens Saturday night while relieving himself onto the tracks, cops report. Comment
Politics ✔ Poll

Should Marty Markowitz become the city’s envoy to the world?

Council members are pushing Mayor-elect DeBlasio to appoint our borough president to the post of New York’s ambassador. Comments (1)
Not for Nuthin’

Hey, Mayor Mike! Don’t let the door hit you

This week, our national correspondent thanks Mayor Bloomberg for 12 years of columns. Comments (2)
New Britain, Conn – St. Francis College defender Andy Cormack saw the opening he needed and won the game on a free kick in overtime. Comment
Greenpoint

Pun and done: Author mixes cocktails and classic literature

Author and comedian Tim Federle will serve up his literary-inspired cocktails such as “the Old Man and the Seagrams” and “the Rye in the Catcher” at Greenpoint’s Word bookstore on Nov. 22. Comment
Borough-wide

Long Island Unversity eyes second straight crown

The Long Island University women’s volleyball team has won 32 straight regular season conference matches and aims to win a second straight Northeastern Conference crown as it hosts the tournament this weekend. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

Bay Ridge

Mural memorializes vets in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge

Mural memorializes vets in Bay Ridge

It’s Bay Ridge’s wall of honor. Comment
Coney Island

Foul weather friends! Sandy-born business group celebrates anniversary

Coney Island’s newest institution has started a new tradition. Comments (6)
High School Sports

Brooklyn hoop stars Whitehead, Carrington sign with Seton Hall

Khadeen Carrington wanted some help after he became a part of the recruiting class tasked with turning things around at Seton Hall University. Comment
High School Sports

Thrilling overtime win sends South Shore back to Bowl conference city title game

Timothy Bowers cried twice in the final moments of the same game, but for completely different reasons. Comment
High School Sports

Running back duo powers defending city champion Erasmus into semifinals

Erasmus Hall’s two workhorse running backs delivered again last Saturday, and they even broke a couple of school records. Comment
Williamsburg

Quick flicks: Williamsburg cinema debuts short film fest

Nitehawk Cinema will kick-off its first ever shorts festival on Nov. 21. Comment

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

Transit

Brooklyn’s first dedicated-lane bus hits the road

Straphangers rejoice! The new B44 Select Bus Service line will shuttle passengers between Williamsburg and Sheepshead Bay at supposedly unprecedented speeds starting tomorrow. Comment
Williamsburg

Iranian indie rockers who survived friends’ murders: ‘The future was so bright.’

A benefit concert will be held tonight at the Brooklyn Bowl to benefit the survivors of last week’s murder-suicide that left four Williamsburg musicians dead. But those who cheated fate say nothing can bring their friends and band-mates back. Comment
Health

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce wants to be your Obamacare broker!

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has the cure to your Obamacare ills. Comment
Williamsburg

Champion diver from Williamsburg dies in Bahamas

Nicholas Mevoli, who held the record for diving the deepest without fins or oxygen, died on Sunday during a “freediving” competition. Comment
Politics

No Speaker for Brooklyn

Brooklyn has already wrestled two of the city’s top positions from other lesser boroughs, but the dream of winning the trifecta — and getting a Council Speaker from the borough — won’t come true. Comment
The Gowanus Canal could soon be harboring quite a few more discarded bottles. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan’s mailbag is chock full of stuff

This week, Stan goes through his letters. Comments (2)
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning to lessen the load of the chronically-packed L train. Comment

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

Coney Island

UPDATE: Coney Island Creek dolphin found dead

Coney Island

UPDATE: Coney Island Creek dolphin found dead

The wayward dolphin that accidentally took a turn on Coney Island’s most dangerous water ride yesterday has died. Comments (1)
Smoke-eaters doused a blaze in a Brighton Beach basement on Nov. 12. Comment
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