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Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

Crown Heights

Friends with privileges: Childhood pals host ‘Brown Privilege’ comedy show

It’s time to check your Privilege! Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

They’re strutting their stuff! Comment

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Talk about a stacked deck! Comments (1)

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016

Letters

Pol needs to read his history

A reader reacts to a letter from Bay Ridge’s Coucnilman. Comments (3)

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Spin Cycle

The life and death of a once-great newspaper

The New York Observer was a great read — in print. Comment

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

Bay Ridge Nights

’Tis the season to rock the Ridge

Bay Ridge is overflowing with Christmas cheer! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Songs of freedom: Concert celebrates 25 years of independence from Soviet Union

These old sweet songs keep Georgia — and Ukraine — on her mind. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

Party Line

Staffer claims Gentile made fun of his Asperger’s syndrome

A former staffer is suing Councilman Vincent Gentile (D–Bay Ridge), alleging the lawmaker harassed him for his Apserger’s syndrome. Comments (9)
BoroBeat

Brighton Beach honors local police

BoroBeat

Brighton Beach honors local police

They waived their right to remain silent! Comments (1)

Cheap chow

Park Slope

Art of the meal: Park Slope gallery showcases free food

Soup’s on display! Comment
Williamsburg

Caffeine free: Artist opens cash-optional coffee shop in Williamsburg

He’s brewing up a statement! Comment
Standing O

Snipping the blue ribbon on children’s programming

The new Wyckoff Cornerstone Program, opened by HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services, will provide a safe place for youth Downtown. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

Transit

Sinkhole tries to gobble up bus

Transit

Sinkhole tries to gobble up bus

A massive sinkhole nearly swallowed a school bus on 23rd Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues on Dec. 6. Comment
Georgetown

Vigil remembers slain corrections officer

Georgetown

Vigil remembers slain corrections officer

The Georgetown community came together on Monday night to light candles and offer words of hope and prayer for the slain New York City Corrections Officer Alastasia Bryan, who was shot and killed while off duty in her car on Dec. 4. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Vistiation Academy lights up Nativity scene

Bay Ridge

Vistiation Academy lights up Nativity scene

It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment
The state must put the brakes on a plan to ban turns on portions of Ocean Parkway, drivers are demanding. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo remembers ‘Jersey Shore’

After all the political mumbo jumbo of the last 18 months, I thought I might take a foray into fluff and share thoughts on something less controversial — so here goes. Comment
Islanders big names Clark Gillies, Bobby Nystrom, and Butch Goring returned to the ice in Prospect Park on Dec. 5. Comment
High School Sports

Vikings’ ‘D’ conquers Francis Lewis in city title rematch

South Shore’s defense was in total shutdown mode on Dec. 5, sparking the Lady Vikings to a 68-30 victory over Francis Lewis. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

He flew off the handle and threatened to batter an employee. Comment
If you lock it, they won’t come. Comment
Hate has gone underground. Comments (4)
It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comments (1)
This market is almost ready for the check-out lane. Comment
It felt like deja vu — and it didn’t feel good. Comment
Clinton Hill

Holding on: Loughlin boys hoops escapes with slim win in opener

Bishop Loughlin hung on for a 95–87 victory over All Hallows in the team’s season-opener on Dec. 2, but the Lions weren’t pleased with their defensive effort down the stretch. Comments (1)
He was always a winner — until he came to Rutgers. Comment

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Brighton Beach

Overdue notice: Brighton Breach library’s reopening delayed

This library is way past its return date. Comment
A bigot allegedly told the decorated native New Yorker and her teenage son to “go back to your country.” Comments (10)

Beloved holiday traditions

Borough-wide

Sunset spark! Nabe lights up its holiday tree

Borough-wide

Sunset spark! Nabe lights up its holiday tree

It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment
It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment
The Department of Homeless Services repeatedly lied about its role, state records and local leaders indicate. Comment

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

Bay Ridge ►Video

Broken main floods Seventh Avenue

Bay Ridge ►Video

Broken main floods Seventh Avenue

On the first day this week that we didn’t get any rain. Comment
It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment
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